Diagnosis: A review for healthcare professionals

General Assessment Head and neck cancer screening can easily be accomplished in five minutes or less. The exam is simple, painless, and inexpensive, and consists of observation and palpation of the structures of the head and neck. It is important for clinicians to...

Head and Neck Cancer Overview

For more than a decade, there has been an increase in occurrence of head and neck cancers in the United States. Head and neck cancers include those occurring in the lips, mouth, tongue, and throat. These cancers are often referred to as oral cancer or oropharyngeal...

Cris Duval named Director of Philanthropy

Oral Cancer Cause, Inc. (OCC), a non-profit organization focused on improving the lives of oral cancer patients and their families, announced today the appointment of Cris Duval, RDH, as Director of Philanthropy. With more than four decades of experience in the dental...

AAOSH Celebrates Oral, Head, & Neck Cancer Survivors

Oral, head, and neck cancers are on the rise. This year, an estimated 61,760 people (45,330 men and 16,430 women) will develop oral, head, and neck cancer. Sadly, the treatment is often worse than the diagnosis—imagine not being able to speak, eat, or work. It is...