|Surge in cancers linked to drinking alcohol triggers warning to cut back|
Analysis carried out by by Balance, the North-East Alcohol Office, shows that the number of male hospital admissions for alcohol-related cancer of the lip, oral cavity and pharynx has more than doubled (102 per cent) over the last nine years. Within ...
The Northern Echo - Mon, 09 Dec 2013 16:11
|Oral Cancer Screening: USPSTF Updates Guidelines|
"The burden of disease is not less." Squamous cell carcinoma accounts for 90% of all cases of oral cavity and pharyngeal cancer. More than half of persons with oral and pharyngeal cancer have regional or distant metastases when they are first diagnosed.
Medscape - Mon, 25 Nov 2013 15:51
|USPSTF: Little Evidence for Oral Cancer Screening|
MedPage Today - Tue, 26 Nov 2013 10:33
|Listeria: Why so deadly to the Elderly and Pregnant Women|
Among hospitalized patients, those older than 65 develop pneumonia twice as often as younger patients due to poor nutrition, neuromuscular disease (poor cough reflex and aspiration), pharyngeal colonization, depressed level of alertness, endotracheal ...
Food Poison Journal - Fri, 06 Dec 2013 06:38
|Belching, Air Swallowing, and Hiccups|
The second component of supragastric belching is that these patients can coordinate the muscles at the base of the tongue with their pharyngeal muscles in a simultaneous contraction that draws air into the esophagus, from where it is expelled, without ...
Medscape - Thu, 05 Dec 2013 09:03
|HRQOL valuable for patients and doctors in head and neck cancer|
Laryngeal and oral cavity cancer and pharyngeal cancer can negatively affect health-related quality of life (HRQOL) because they induce symptoms that may interfere with daily life. In patients with resectable hypopharyngeal and laryngeal cancers, a ...
Oncology Nurse Advisor - Thu, 28 Nov 2013 06:10
|USPSTF: Lack of evidence for oral cancer screening by primary care providers|
There will be an estimated 41,380 new cases and 7,890 deaths from cancer of the oral cavity and pharynx in 2013, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). At the time of diagnosis, more than 50% of people with oral cancer ...
DrBicuspid.com - Mon, 25 Nov 2013 14:36
|EORTC head and neck cancer trial shows assessing HRQOL is valuable to both ...|
In Europe in 2012, there were an estimated 39,900 new cases of laryngeal cancer and 99,600 new cases of oral cavity and pharyngeal cancers (Feraly et al.). The estimated number of deaths from laryngeal and oral cavity and pharyngeal cancers were ...
Medical Xpress - Wed, 20 Nov 2013 09:45
|What can cause oral cancer?|
Oral and pharyngeal cancers affect an estimated 39,000 Americans each year. ... Tobacco placement sites may become more prone to periodontal disease, tissue recession and exposure of the roots which can lead to decay on those root surfaces.
Santa Maria Times - Thu, 14 Nov 2013 00:16