Analysis of oral cancer epidemiology in the US reveals state-specific trends: implications for oral cancer prevention
- Rates of Death From Five Leading Causes Decline Over 30 Years. Hower, Casey // O&P Business News;Dec2015, Vol. 24 Issue 14, p36
The article reports on the U.S. national vital statistics data from 1969 through 2013, which found that rates of death due to heart disease, cancer, stroke, unintentional injuries, diabetes and all causes combined have decreased during that period.
- Hepatocellular Carcinoma and Smoking: Oblivion or Contempt? Braillon, Alain // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Dec2013, Vol. 108 Issue 12, p1931
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Population-attributable fractions of risk factors for hepatocellular carcinoma in the United States" by T. M. Welzel and colleagues in a previous issue of 2013.
- Response to Braillon. Welzel, Tania M; Graubard, Barry I; Quraishi, Sabah; Zeuzem, Stefan; Davila, Jessica A; El-Serag, Hashem B; McGlynn, Katherine A // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Dec2013, Vol. 108 Issue 12, p1931
A response from the authors of the article "Population-attributable fractions of risk factors for hepatocellular carcinoma in the United states" in a previous issue of 2013 is presented.
- HEALTH WATCH. // Yoga Journal;Nov2002, Issue 170, p40
Reports developments related to public health in the U.S. as of November 2002. Influence of acupuncture in improving pregnancy rates among women undergoing reproductive therapy; Cancer risk of the substance, acrylamide found in high-carbohydrate foods; Role of soy in pain management.
- Professional education on oral cancer. Carter, L. M.; Ogden, G. R. // British Dental Journal;9/8/2007, Vol. 203 Issue 5, p248
ObjectivesTo assess general medical practitioners' (GMPs') and general dental practitioners' (GDPs') awareness of prevention and early detection of oral cancer.DesignCross-sectional questionnaire-based study.SettingPrimary careMethodQuestionnaires were delivered to all GMPs and GDPs in Tayside,...
- Oral cancer awareness of general medical and general dental practitioners. Carter, L. M.; Ogden, G. R. // British Dental Journal;9/8/2007, Vol. 203 Issue 5, pE10
Objective To assess general medical practitioners' (GMPs') and general dental practitioners' (GDPs') awareness of prevention and early detection of oral cancer.Design Cross-sectional questionnaire-based study.Setting Primary care.Method Questionnaires were delivered to all GMPs and GDPs in...
- The Scary New Oral-Sex Risk. Pevzner, Holly // Cosmopolitan;Jul2011, Vol. 250 Issue 7, p144
The article reports on the health risks of acquiring human papilloma virus (HPV) during oral-sex which could cause oral cancer in both men and women. It states that HPV is passed through direct skin contact and is found to spread the same way in oral sex as it thrives in moist, thin tissue, and...
- Assessing oral cancer knowledge and awareness among Malaysian dental and medical students. Awan, Kamran Habib; Khang, Tan W.; Yee, Tye K.; Zain, Rosnah B. // Journal of Cancer Research & Therapeutics;Oct-Dec2014, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p903
Background: Oral cancer is a foremost health dilemma in several regions of the world. General dental practitioners and general medical practitioners play a major role in recognition of oral mucosal changes that may lead to malignancy. Their knowledge in oral cancer itself and the risk factors...
- An overview of the risk factors associated with multiple oral premalignant lesions with a case report of extensive field cancerization in a female patient. Sreedhar, Gadiputi; Sumalatha, Masineni Narayanappa; Shukla, Deepika // Biomedical Papers of the Medical Faculty of Palacky University i;Jun2015, Vol. 159 Issue 2, p178
Background. Field cancerization is a well-known and well-documented process of malignant transformation first coined by Slaughter et al. in 1953. Tobacco chewing was associated with the greatest increase in the risk of multiple oral premalignant lesions and may be the major source of field...