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Married couples more likely to seek cancer help

As oral cancer rates spike among women in Ireland, researchers find that married couples are more easily encouraged by their spouses to seek medical care when problems arise. People who are married are also better at sticking with medication. In […]

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Mouth cancer deaths predicted to rise by 2030

Mouth cancer related deaths are expected to rise between now and 2030, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Mortality rates are predicted to increase by almost a quarter

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Dentists to cycle 750km in honour of brother

Above photo: Peter and Alex, two of the cyclists, take a break during training Three dentists from Beechwood Dental will cycle from Paris to Nice in France to raise

oral health, general health

Oral health infographic highlights bad habits

Cork practice Dervla Leavy Dental Care has created an infographic to show how poor oral health can have a negative impact on general health. Dervla Leavy of Dervla Leavy

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New patient leaflet raises mouth cancer awareness

New posters and a patient information leaflet have been designed to raise awareness about mouth cancer detection and prevention. The patient resources, Focus on Mouth Cancer, were launched by


Cancer patient receives new teeth using 3D printing

Pictured above: three-dimensionally printed jaw model A 41-year-old Indian cancer patient has been given a new set of teeth using a three-dimensionally printed jaw model. After undergoing infrastructure maxillectomy surgery


Chemotherapy may limit perio treatment effectiveness

Women undergoing periodontal treatment for breast cancer see less benefit from the treatment than ‘healthy’ patients. Researchers stated that periodontal infection and inflammation may be aggravated during chemotherapy and

From left to right: Mark Mellet, head of fundraising for ICS; Carmel O’Brien, HR director for Boots Ireland; Imelda O’Connor, customer assistant for Boots Gorey, County Wexford; Emma Barrett, corporate partnerships manager; Stephen Looney, CSR manager, Boots Ireland

Boots Ireland raises €205,000 for cancer

Boots Ireland has raised €205,000 in aid of the Irish Cancer Society and won Best Corporate Charity Partnership at the Fundraising Ireland Awards. The money will pay for 586

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New mouth and throat cancer causes

Poor oral health and failure to have regular dental check-ups could increase the risk of mouth and throat cancer, say researchers. Using mouthwash up to three times a day

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