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WHO ARE THE MOUTH CANCER FOUNDATION? The Mouth Cancer Foundation is one of the UK’s leading mouth cancer charities. It was established by Dr Vinod Joshi in June 2004 to be a professional support organisation dedicated to helping patients and carers through the crisis of mouth, throat and other head and neck cancers. WHAT DO MOUTH CANCER

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Hpv Vaccines Prevents Infection In The Oral Cavity

HPV VACCINE WILL PREVENT THROAT CANCERS Great news from Costa Rica about the efficacy of the HPV vaccine at preventing HPV infections in the oral cavity.  This recent study where samples were taken from the throat in vaccinated and unvaccinated ladies in Costa Rica shows that the vaccine prevents infection in the oral cavity. This is fantastic

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Michael Douglas, Oral Sex And HPV

ORAL SEX,HPV AND CANCER The press interest in Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and throat cancer has exploded thanks to an interview given recently by Hollywood movie star Michael Douglas where he talks about his throat cancer, HPV, oral sex and a somewhat controversial, cure for throat cancer .  The piece first appeared in The Guardian and can be viewed

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Latest News On Michael Douglas And HPV

You have probably noticed that there has been quite a lot of press interest in throat cancer, HPV and oral sex since Michael Douglas gave an interview to the Guardian where he talked about how he battled throat cancer caused by HPV, why he believes it was caused by oral sex and , rather more

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Scottish Laryngectomee Day 25th June

LARYNGECTOMEE DAY This June see’s the National Association of Laryngectomee Clubs (NALC) host an event in Glasgow for laryngectomees and their friends and families. A laryngectomy is where some or all of the larynx or voice box is removed. This is a really life changing event and something which can affect people who have had cancer of the

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Online Access To The HPV Conference In Galway

UPDATE ON ONLINE ACCESS TO CONFERENCE TOMORROW. There will be ways to follow the events at the HPV Symposium in Galway, Ireland tomorrow even if you are not on the Emerald Isle. The outline of the day is as follows. A symposium on the causal role of the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) in Head and Neck

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HPV And Head & Neck Cancer Symposium In Galway

HPV AND HEAD NECK CANCER SYMPOSIUM There is a few spaces left for the HPV and Head and Neck Cancer symposium being held on the 17th May in Galway, Ireland.  This is a chance to hear from some of the leading researchers, medics, economists discuss the latest issues around HPV and it’s role in head and

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Video: HPV Vaccine And It’s Benefit For Boys

WHO IS DR SHAPIRO? Dr Marla Shapiro is a breast cancer survivor and TV doctor on Canada AM, Canada’s most watched morning show. On Canada AM she has outlined why thE HPV vaccine must be given to boys as well as girls. Her arguments are compelling and we want to share them here. WHERE CAN

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Acupuncture Helps Patients With Dry Mouth

A recent study has proven that the ancient therapy of acupuncture helps patients who suffer from dry mouth after radiotherapy. Dry mouth is sometimes called xerostomia and is one of the most common side effects for people who have had radiotherapy for a head and neck cancer? WHY DO PATIENTS GET DRY MOUTH? Patients who

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HPV Positive Cancers: A Patients Guide

HPV HEAD AND NECK CANCER: WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW?   What is HPV? Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) is a virus that can infect the skin and the mucosa (lining) of the mouth, throat, genitals, and anal area. Infections with HPV are common. Most people infected with HPV will not have any symptoms, and

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