Oropharyngeal Cancers

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Health Matters for All : Cancer of the Mouth  -  ‎Nov 2, 2009‎
PR-Inside.com (Pressemitteilung)About 75 to 80 percent of all patients with oral cancer consume alcohol frequently, and oral and oropharyngeal cancers are about six times more common in ...

Study: Oral sex linked to increase in oral cancers  -  ‎Aug 5, 2009‎
Bay Area ReporterAnalysis of stored samples suggests that the percentage of all oropharyngeal cancers that are HPV-positive has increased from about 20 percent to 60 percent

Findings May Explain Gap in Cancer Survival  -  ‎Aug 3, 2009‎
New York TimesThe racial disparity in survival for oropharyngeal cancers explained most of the gap between blacks and whites for all head and neck cancers,

HPV Infection Linked to Survival in Some Head and Neck Cancers  -  ‎Jul 29, 2009‎
MedPage Today...be reached for patients with HPV-positive oropharyngeal cancers -- a difference that yielded a hazard ratio for 5.1, which was significant at P<0.0001.

Investigational Vaccine Effective Against HPV in Boys  -  Dec 19, 2008
MedPage Today,Men have a lower burden of HPV-associated diseases -- such as anal, penile, and oropharyngeal cancers -- than women. But vaccinating males could help

Oral cancer treatment clues  -  May 20, 2008
WHOI,About 90 percent of oral and oropharyngeal cancers are related to tobacco. The longer the amount of tobacco used or the longer the duration of use,

Virus-Linked Throat Cancer Easier to Treat?  -  May 12, 2008
WebMDMost throat cancers, or oropharyngeal cancers, occur in people who smoke or chew tobacco. However, certain strains of HPV, including one known to cause

HPV Tied to Better Tongue, Tonsil Cancer Outcomes  -  May 14, 2008
EmpowHer,...called p53 and high expression of a protein called BCLXL also had poor outcomes. The American Cancer Society has more about oral and oropharyngeal cancers.

New Radiation Treatment is Better for Throat Cancer Patients ...  -  Dec 1, 2007
Associated Content,...which originate in from the cells that make up the lining of the mouth and throat make up in excess of 90% of oropharyngeal cancers.

Newer radiation treatment easier for some throat cancer patients  -  Dec 1, 2007
Hindu,...originating from the cells that normally form the lining of the mouth and throat, account for more than 90 percent of oropharyngeal cancers.

Oral Cancer Foundation issues first research grants  -  Nov 27, 2007
Dental Office Magazines,While other cancers have seen a decline in incidence and death, occurrence of oral and oropharyngeal cancers have increased in recent years, 11 percent in

Cancer vaccine for girls at private hospital  -  Nov 30, 2007
Healthcare Equipment and Supplies,...cervical cancer by 75%, other cancers of the genital tract and also of the oesophagus and some oropharyngeal cancers, the hospital claims.

oral cancer foundation issues first research grants  -  Nov 20, 2007
abc7.com,...seen a decline in incidence and death, occurrence of oral and oropharyngeal cancers have increased in recent years, 11 percent in 2007 alone, hill said.

local hospital offers revolutionary  -  Nov 1, 2007
Response Source (press release),...other cancers of the genital tract and also of the oesophagus and some oropharyngeal cancers. dr tina, peers, consultant in contraception and sexual

Human Papilloma Virus Vaccines May Decrease Chances of Oral Cancer  -  Oct 3, 2007
WSYM-TV,It's possible that oral and oropharyngeal cancers could be reduced if vaccination were more widespread; however, additional research is needed.

... Go to the Article  -  Oct 1, 2007
CancerWise...oral sex among adolescents and young adults, could contribute to an increase in oncogenic HPV-associated oropharyngeal cancers," the report states.

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