As STDs rise, SF asks gay, bi men for help
"What works on paper, and what are tried and true public health medical measures, don't matter if the community is not engaged and accepting of them," said Deputy Health Officer Dr. Susan Philip, the director of disease prevention and control in the ...
Bay Area Reporter - Wed, 01 Jul 2015 18:52



What are Medicare costs for patients with oral cavity, pharyngeal cancers?
Medicare costs for older patients with oral cavity and pharyngeal cancers increased based on demographics, co-existing illnesses and treatment selection, according to a report published online by JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery.
Medical Xpress - Thu, 04 Jun 2015 08:00

Study finds chemo costly for oral cancer in elderly
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What are Medicare costs for patients with oral cavity and pharyngeal cancers?
Medicare costs for older patients with oral cavity and pharyngeal cancers increased based on demographics, co-existing illnesses, and treatment selection, according to a report published by JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery (2015; ...
Oncology Nurse Advisor - Fri, 19 Jun 2015 11:56



Long Valley veterinarian explains symptoms of 'canine flu'
Antibodies to canine influenza virus can appear in blood as early as seven days after symptoms begin, and the virus may be identified in nasal or pharyngeal swabs during the first four days of illness. DR: How is Canine Flu treated? Dr. Earl: As with ...
Daily Record - Sat, 27 Jun 2015 10:43



Oral cancer detection: The dental assistant's role
According to the Oral Cancer Foundation, over 45,000 Americans will be diagnosed with oral or pharyngeal cancer in 2015. Only about 57% of those diagnosed will be alive five years after their diagnosis, and approximately 8,600 will succumb to this disease.
Dentistry IQ - Thu, 18 Jun 2015 11:56



Former Surgeon General Advocates New Way to Meet Dental Needs in Indian ...
The 2000 report says oral health “means being free of chronic oral-facial pain conditions, oral and pharyngeal (throat) cancers, oral soft tissue lesions, birth defects such as cleft lip and palate, and scores of other diseases and disorders that ...
Indian Country Today Media Network - Tue, 09 Jun 2015 09:02

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Both chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and pulmonary fibrosis, rapidly growing health problems especially in the older population, are frequently associated with lung cancer [4], [5]. In patients with such diseases, a chest CT scan is essential for ...
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Surgical Salvage Improves Survival in Metastatic Oropharyngeal Cancer
Several factors have an independent association with OS after disease recurrence: HPV-positive tumor status (aHR = 0.23; 95% CI: 0.09, 0.58;P=0.002), longer time to disease recurrence (≥1 year; aHR = 0.36; 95% CI: 0.18, 0.74; P=0.006), and surgical ...
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