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Poor Oral Health Linked to a 75% Increase in Liver Cancer Risk

Poor Oral Health Linked to a 75% Increase in Liver Cancer Risk: "Poor oral health is associated with a 75% increased risk of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), the most common form of liver cancer, new research has found." Click link below ↓ for more information . https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/06/190617125124.htm?fbclid=IwAR3AepesrlGTUkoNUDj7M7fZnfDOOgOFtb19-55vYeLMlYs1CKxRpO_yz1s The association between self-reported poor oral heath and gastrointestinal cancer risk in the UK Biobank: A large prospective cohort study: Download Original Article Here:Download

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HPV-associated Oral Cancer: On the rise when it is preventable.

The incidence of oral cancer in the US is increasing.  Oral cancer cases have increased about 15% in the past three decades and this increase is mainly caused by human papillomavirus (HPV) infection. While oral cancer caused by traditional risk factors such as smoking and alcohol consumption has decreased by 30%, HPV-associated oral cancer has increased by 700%. Put in context that we can relate to: one person in the US dies every hour of the day from oral cancer. ...

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Fidalab’s message at the ADA: HPV-associated oral cancer best caught early.

Briway Seattle/ Fidalab attended the American Dental Association (ADA) in October 21-23, 2016, in Denver, CO to introduce their first product offering to the dental community. The Annual Meeting of the ADA attracts more than 13,000 attendees. The Fidalab team, included co-founders Cheng Xie and Dr. Qinghua Feng PhD, Blake Crockett, and Deborah Drake who spent time at the exhibition engaging with attendees and showcasing the Oral Rinse Collection Kit. Dentists, hygienists, and allied staff alike showed curiosity and support...

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Fidalab sponsors WDHA House of Delegates: Lunch and Learn on Oral HPV well-received.

Fidalab was pleased to be both a sponsor and present continuing education at the Washington Dental Hygiene’s Annual Meeting of the House of Delegates Octoboer 14-16, 2016 at the Bellevue Embassy Suites. Fidalab’s co-founder Dr. Quinne Feng and team member, Blake Crockett presented a well-attended and highly engaged Lunch & Learn on the topic of Oral HPV screening. Over 130 of the 150 delegates in attendance earned 1 CEU, as they learned about oral HPV, how it is over time...

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Oral Cancer Foundation’s 4th Annual Walk for Awareness: Celebrating survivors and championing early detection screenings.

The Oral Cancer Foundation’s 4th Annual Walk for Awareness took place at Juanita Beach Park in Kirkland, bright and early October 1, 2016 and Fidalab was there as a contributing sponsor--in the name of raising funds to support advocacy, research, and survivors of oral cancer.. The weather cooperated, the early morning rain was light and the skies cleared by walk time, for a determined group of sponsors, dentists, hygienists, oral cancer survivors, friends, and family. Oral Cancer Foundation’s very own Ingrid Hill was in...

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Fidalab’s inaugural attendance at AAOMS 98th Annual Meeting a successful adventure in Las Vegas.

Briway Seattle/ Fidalab attended the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) 98th Annual Meeting, Scientific Sessions and Exhibition, September 18-23, 2016, in Las Vegas, NV for the first time; and as a one-of-a kind exhibitor with their first product offering. The Annual Meeting of the AAOMS attracts more than 5,000 of the 9,000 members. The Fidalab team, which included co-founders Cheng Xie and Dr. Qinghua Feng, PhD, engaged in three busy days of dialogue with attendees and exhibitors...

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Fidalab a sponsor at the October 1st Oral Cancer Foundation Walk for Awareness in Kirkland, WA

Fidalab is pleased to be an attending sponsor at the Oral Cancer Foundation Walk for Awareness at Juanita Beach Park in Kirkland, WA. The Oral Cancer Foundation is a national public service, non-profit entity designed to reduce suffering and save lives through prevention, education, research, advocacy, and patient support activities. Oral cancer is the largest group of those cancers which fall into the head and neck cancer category and approximately 48,250 people in the US will be newly diagnosed with...

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Fidalab to attend AAOMS 98th Annual Convention as New Exhibitor

Fidalab is pleased to be attending the 98th Annual Meeting of The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS), in Las Vegas, at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. AAOMS is the professional organization representing more than 9,000 oral and maxillofacial surgeons in the United States, which supports its members' ability to practice their specialty through education, research, and advocacy. As part of the New Exhibitor Showcase, we’ll be sharing information and previewing our Oral Rinse collection kit, a non-invasive...

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