Oral Cancer

Light Therapy Could Replace Opioids As Main Treatment For Cancer Treatment Mouth Ulcers

A worldwide coalition of researchers and clinicians has agreed that light therapy is among the most effective interventions for the prevention of oral mucositis, painful ulcers in the mouth resulting from cancer therapy. The new guidelines from the...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

Read More →

Poor Oral Health Not Linked To Gastrointestinal Cancer Risk

FRIDAY, June 21, 2019 -- Self-reported poor oral health is not associated with gastrointestinal cancer risk, although it may be associated with hepatobiliary cancer, specifically hepatocellular carcinoma, according to a study published online June...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Medical Research

Read More →

Hbv Tied To Non-liver Digestive-tract Cancers

(MedPage Today) -- Study found heightened risk for stomach, colorectal, oral, and pancreatic cancer, as well as lymphoma
Related topics: Liver Cancer, Cancer, Colon Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research, Colorectal Cancer, Lymphoma

Read More →

Bill Would Lessen Cost Burdens For Cancer Patients Taking Oral Chemo

While cancer patients are busy fighting for their lives, it is essential that their elected officials in Congress are fighting for their right to access needed treatments. We are lucky that Sen. Tina Smith has made advocating on behalf of cancer...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Chemotherapy

Read More →

Enzalutamide Improves Survival For Men With Metastatic Hormone-sensitive Prostate Cancer

Enzalutamide, an oral androgen receptor inhibitor, can improve outcomes for men with metastatic hormone-sensitive prostate cancer (mHSPC), according to a large study presented by Christopher Sweeney, MBBS of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute's Lank...
Related topics: Hormones, Prostate Cancer, Cancer, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Oncology, Medical Research

Read More →

Potential Glioblastoma Drug Reactivates P53 Tumor Suppressor To Treat Deadly Brain Cancer

New drug also may increase effectiveness of oral chemotherapy for these tumors, known for their resistance to treatment.
Related topics: Glioblastoma, Brain Tumors, Cancer, Oncology, Chemotherapy

Read More →

Two 'magic' Mouthwashes Don't Make A Clinically Important Difference In Mucositis

(MedPage Today) -- Pain reduction is temporary for head and neck cancer patients with radiation-induced oral mucositis
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

Read More →

Discovery Of Oral Cancer Biomarkers Could Save Thousands Of Lives

Oral cancer is known for its high mortality rate in developing countries, but an international team of scientists hope its latest discovery will change that. Researchers have discovered epigenetic markers that are distinctly different in oral cancer...
Related topics: Medical Research, Cancer, Oncology

Read More →

The Hpv Vaccine Is Important For Preteens And Teenagers. What About Older Women?

A doctor explores the pros and cons of a 45-year-old getting the shots against a disease that can cause cervical, oral and anal cancers.
Related topics: Vaccines, Cervical Cancer, Cancer, Oncology

Read More →

Birth Control Pills May Protect Against Most Serious Ovarian Cancer: Study

WEDNESDAY, April 3, 2019 -- The protection that birth control pills offer against ovarian cancer is strongest with the most aggressive forms of the disease, a new study says. For several years, researchers have noted that women who have used oral...
Related topics: Birth Control - Contraception, Ovarian Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

Read More →

Oral Bacteria In Pancreas Linked To More Aggressive Tumors

The presence of oral bacteria in so-called cystic pancreatic tumours is associated with the severity of the tumour, researchers report. It is hoped that the results can help to improve diagnosis and treatment of pancreatic cancer.
Related topics: Bacteria, Pancreatic Cancer, Cancer, Medical Research, Oncology

Read More →

How A Common Oral Bacteria Makes Colon Cancer More Deadly

Researchers have determined how a type of bacteria commonly found in the mouth accelerates the growth of colon cancer.
Related topics: Bacteria, Colon Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

Read More →

What If Google Or Amazon Designed Clinical Trials?

We need 'smarter ' trial targeting, says Dr Perry Wilson, as seen in recent studies of oral anticoagulants in cancer patients. Medscape
Related topics: Google, Amazon, Clinical Trials, Cancer, Oncology

Read More →

Vte Prophylaxis For High-risk Ambulatory Cancer Patients?

Two studies showed a benefit for direct oral anticoagulants for the prevention of venous thromboembolism in high-risk ambulatory cancer patients, but will this change clinical practice? Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

Read More →

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Attends Oral Argument After Cancer Bout

U.S. Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Tuesday made her first appearance on the bench since lung cancer surgery in December as she attended an oral argument in a patent case. Ginsburg, a liberal jurist who will turn 86 in March, was...
Related topics: Cancer, Lung Cancer, Oncology, Patents

Read More →

Digital Pill May Improve Adherence To Oral Cancer Drugs

Oral drugs combined with a sensor can alert clinicians and caregivers when medication has been taken; a pilot trial with a digital capecitabine is underway in colorectal cancer patients. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Cancer, Colon Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Oncology

Read More →

Certain Dental Flosses Raise Body Levels Of Toxic Chemicals

Flossing teeth with Oral-B Glide and similar brands could inadvertently increase exposure to PFAS chemicals, a number of which have been linked to cancer and thyroid disease, a US study indicates. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Cancer, Thyroid Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

Read More →

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Cancer Free, But Will Miss One More Week Of Oral Argument

On Monday, I noted that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had failed to appear on the bench for the first day of oral argument of the Supreme Court’s January seating, instead choosing to participate from home by reading court transcripts,...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

Read More →

Allow Docs To Recycle Chemo Pills, Already

Currently, some physicians take discarded oral cancer drugs from one patient and pass them on to another, but the activity occurs in a legally murky zone. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Chemotherapy, Cancer, Oncology

Read More →

Medical News Today: Does Hiv Increase Cancer Risk?

HIV can weaken a person’s immune system, which can increase the risk of certain types of cancer. Such cancers include Kaposi’s sarcoma, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, and cervical, lung, anal, and oral cancer. However, effective treatment can...
Related topics: HIV, Virus, Cancer, Cervical Cancer, Lung Cancer, Oncology, Lymphoma

Read More →
What is noozilla?
Noozilla is an independent news aggregation service with a categorization engine that categorizes millions of news stories by subject.