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HPV related oral squamous cell carcinoma

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HPV related oral squamous cell carcinoma – What’s the link? April is oral cancer awareness month!  This post, however, is much more specific.  I twill discuss the link between HPV and oropharyngeal cancer.  The human papillomavirus virus (HPV), a sexually-transmitted disease.  It is resulting in the fastest growing segment of oral cancer patients, those being […]

Do You Know the Signs of Oral Cancer?

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Learn the Signs Oral Cancer!! According to SEER, it is estimated that 40,250 Americans will be diagnosed with oral and pharyngeal (throat) cancer in 2012.  Oral cancer will kill one person every hour in America or 7,850 Americans this year.  Oral cancer kills more people than endometrial, renal, melanoma, and thyroid cancers do; all of […]