Monthly Archives: December 2015
Oral cancer kills more than 8,650 people each year in the United States, largely due to late diagnosis. PeriRx aims to fight those numbers with its SaliMark OSCC salivary test, which catches cancer in its earliest stages. Now the company has set its experience in salivary diagnoses on a larger target with much more at stake—lung cancer and the more than 150,ooo people it kills each year. [Read more…]
Due to the newfound understanding of oral cancer risk, the dental professional should take seriously the options for insurance coverage from both the dental and medical insurer for the patient’s exam.
Dental professionals are a patient’s primary source of screening within the oral cavity; thus attention must be paid to the most common oral malignancy: squamous cell carcinoma. Historically such malignancies were attributed only to [Read more…]