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April Is Oral Cancer Awareness Month – 2022

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. , March 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Every hour, 24-hours-a-day, 365-days-a-year, someone dies of oral or oropharyngeal cancer (cancer of the back of the oral cavity and upper throat). Yet if oral [...]

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Jace Cogdill – 2022 Jr. Iditarod Fundraiser

In keeping with our family values of “only taking what one needs, giving back more than you take” this year Jace will be racing to raise awareness and funds for the Oral Cancer Foundation. [...]

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Oral Cancer Answers Podcast with Dr. David E. Levy

The Human Immune System Basics In a time of a Covid pandemic, and the rapid development of several life saving vaccines to address it, the world has seen the possibilities that vaccines offer. But [...]

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April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month – 2021

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., March 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Every hour, 24-hours-a-day, 365-days-a-year, someone dies of oral or oropharyngeal cancer (cancer of the mouth and upper throat). Yet, if oral cancer is detected and treated [...]

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VIDEO AAOM Webinar: Oral Cancer Task Force

Our recent collaboration webinar with AAOM is now available for viewing for those that could not attend. VIEW RECORDING The Oral Cancer Foundation is proud to partner with AAOM to promote this valuable [...]

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OCF Founder’s Holiday wish

Brian Hill, OCF Founder/Executive Director and Stage IV Oral Cancer Survivor My wish is that in December this year the Oral Cancer Foundation can count on your help to fund our continued activities in [...]

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OCF Virtual Fundraiser

A normal OCF “in-person” walk event in one city can raise 50k in sponsorships, registrations, and supporter donations of registered walk/run participants. What happens when it becomes a national effort, with the potential participation [...]

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April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., April 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Every hour, 24-hours-a-day, 365-days-a-year, someone dies of oral or oropharyngeal cancer (cancer of the mouth and upper throat). Yet, if oral cancer is detected and treated early, [...]

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Oral Cancer Answers with Jo-Anne Jones RDH

  The Oral Cancer Foundation has recorded another podcast which is now available for listening. This interview is with someone well known to many here on Facebook, and within the dental industry and RDH [...]

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CDC Webinar 2019

Perspectives on Oropharyngeal Cancer: Scientific Overview, Clinical Expertise, and Personal Experience Every year, over 33,000 men and women are diagnosed with cancer caused by HPV. While cervical cancer is the most well-known [...]

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Yankee Dental Congress – Boston, MA

OCF Booth Number: 2135 Date: JANUARY 31 - FEBRUARY 2, 2019 The Yankee Dental Congress is New England’s largest meeting for professionals seeking the best dental continuing education, as well as dental products, services, and [...]

CDA Presents the Art & Science of Dentistry – Anaheim, CA

OCF Booth Number: 1588 Date: May 16-18, 2019 Experience the nation’s premier dental convention next spring. Come learn new skills in practice management and clinical care while connecting with the best and brightest in dentistry.Whether [...]

American Dental Hygiene Association (ADHA) – Louisville, KY

OCF Booth Number: 115 Dates: June 21-23, 2019 ADHA's Annual Conference is the largest, most comprehensive and cost-effective event for dental hygienists in the U.S. ADHA’s Annual Conference is the only conference entirely focused on dental hygienists, [...]

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Shop on Amazon – Support Oral Cancer Research

Through Nov 2, AmazonSmile is donating 5% (ten times the usual amount) to Oral Cancer Foundation when you shop at smile.amazon.com/ch/33-0969026. #AmazonSmile #StartWithaSmile. Click the link - it's that simple :) It doesn't cost you [...]

Giving Tuesday 2019

2019 will be my 20th year at the helm of The Oral Cancer Foundation. Looking back at those years, even with my intimate engagement with the foundation, the many patients that I have come to [...]

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Introducing OCF Answers Podcast

Welcome to Oral Cancer Answers, a production of the Oral Cancer Foundation, where we discuss disease-related issues of interest to patients, survivors, advocates, and medical and dental professionals. Our guests are drawn from a large [...]

OCF Answers Podcast

Oral Cancer Answers, a production of the Oral Cancer Foundation, is where we discuss disease related issues of interest to patients, survivors, advocates, and medical and dental professionals. Our guests are drawn from a large [...]

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April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Dental associations urge the public to get regular oral cancer screenings, and to self-check between examinations--early detection saves lives! NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., April 2, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Every hour, 24-hours-a-day, 365-days-a-year, someone dies of oral or [...]

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March OCF Newsletter 2018

The Oral Cancer Foundation is proud to announce the official launch of its North American campaign, "Check Your Mouth™". The initiative is built around an interactive website designed to help individuals learn to self-discover suspicious [...]

What does it take to make a difference?

** This is an editorial I wrote about 2005. So some of the numbers in it may be outdated. That does not mean they have changed for the better. I am reflecting on this today [...]

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RDH Under One Roof – Grapevine, TX

OCF Booth number: 309 Dates: July 31 - August 2, 2019 RDH Under One Roof is a three-day action packed event offering quality dental hygiene education. Dental hygienists learn from leading speakers in the industry [...]

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Oral Cancer Foundation December Newsletter

Thank You! As 2017 comes to a close, we leave behind an exciting and fulfilling year at The Oral Cancer Foundation. After nearly 17 years of helping to better the lives of those [...]

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Check Your Mouth™ Campaign

The Check Your Mouth™ Campaign is a public service effort created by The Oral Cancer Foundation, with the hopes of creating an informed public which is able to self discover abnormalities that may be dangerous. [...]

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Float Like a Butterfly, Sting Like a Bee

Many people over the years have joined OCF in our fight against Oral Cancer, but we now have a partner quite literally fighting for Oral Cancer Awareness –Gregory Copeland is using his passion of boxing [...]

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Vitamix and The Oral Cancer Foundation

Vitamix Partnership Treatments for oral cancers create eating and swallowing issues for patients. During treatment, radiation and chemotherapy create painful mucositis sores that make eating by mouth difficult to the extreme, and many times [...]

Bachelor Auction Raises Money for OCF

Don’t want to be alone on Valentine’s Day? Come to a bachelor auction! That’s right ladies, 30 bachelors have passed a screening test, ages 32-55, and will be strutting their stuff on Friday February 10, [...]

12 year old Elena bakes to raise funds for OCF

Elena Cohen of Easton PA is the 12 yr old daughter of Eva Grayzel Cohen, a stage 4 oral cancer survivor, now seven years out from her disease.  In preparation for her Bat-Mitzvah, Elena had [...]

An Oral Cancer Walk in the Heart of Tobacco Country

Like many dental professionals, Dr. Mark Pelletier and his staff at Premier Aesthetic Dentistry outside of Columbia, South Carolina had read numerous articles over the past several years discussing the surprising growth in the number [...]

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“Be part of the change™”

In the world of cancer one of the most impactful things that can take place is the earliest possible discovery that a cancer or precancerous condition is present. Early discovery yields less morbid treatments, and [...]