Tag Archives: oral cancer

Can Oral Pathogens Cause Cancer?

Chronic oral bacterial infection may be a cause of oral cancer—specifically oral squamous cell carcinoma—according to a study published in the journal Oncotarget. In this…

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Periodontal Therapy May Benefit HIV Patients

New research from Case Western Reserve University may soon have physicians recommending periodontal therapy for patients with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). The research, published…

The Role of Pathogens in Oral Cancer

New research published in Oral Microbiology suggests that common periodontal pathogen Porphyromonas gingivalis plays an important role in the development of oral squamous cell carcinoma….

Gum Disease Bacteria Increase HIV Cancer

Does oral cancer have a bacterial origin? A new study in the Journal of Virology suggest there might be a connection. The periodontal pathogens Porphyromonas…