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10 Mar, 2016, 05:13 ET The Oral Cancer Foundation's Founder, Brian R. Hill, honored by the Global Oral Cancer Forum

 At the recent Global Oral Cancer Forum (GOCF), Brian R. Hill, Executive Director and Founder of the Oral Cancer Foundation (OCF), was honored...


27 Jan, 2015, 07:01 ET Oral Cancer Is On The Rise, Are You At Risk?

 While most other cancers are declining, oral cancer continues to rise, affecting over 43,000 Americans in 2014 alone. Due to late stage...


02 Oct, 2014, 05:33 ET Northern Illinois Walk/Run Targets $100,000 In Fundraising For Oral Cancer Awareness This Sunday

Participants at the 3rd Annual Oral Cancer Foundation Walk for Awareness of Northern Illinois will attempt to shatter their own world's record by...


16 Jul, 2014, 04:33 ET The Oral Cancer Foundation and Cody Kiser Partner Up Against Tobacco at Snake River Stampede Rodeo

While the world of rodeo has been the realm of sponsorship by the tobacco industry for decades, The Oral Cancer Foundation today takes a stand and...


09 Jun, 2014, 04:33 ET Grateful Dead Guitarist Plays Concerts With Tribute Band To Benefit The Oral Cancer Foundation

Mark Karan, former lead guitarist for the post Grateful Dead band, The Other Ones, and Joe Pulitano, drummer for the Grateful Dead tribute band,...


31 Mar, 2014, 19:53 ET Oral Cancer Foundation Sponsors 15th Annual Oral Cancer Awareness Month in April 2014

 April 1 kicks off the start of Oral Cancer Awareness Month.  For the 15th year in a row, the Oral Cancer Foundation (OCF) is leading a...


27 Mar, 2014, 06:13 ET April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Oral and oropharyngeal cancer (cancer of the mouth and upper throat) collectively kill nearly one person every hour of every day of the...


29 Nov, 2013, 04:33 ET The Oral Cancer Foundation Joins the National #GivingTuesday Movement To Encourage Spending and Giving With A Purpose

Pledges to raise funds for a HPV/Oral Cancer National Awareness Campaign The Oral Cancer Foundation has joined #GivingTuesday, a first of it's...


18 Mar, 2013, 06:07 ET Oral Cancer Foundation Sponsors 14th Annual Oral Cancer Awareness Month in April 2013

Organization encouraging dental professionals to offer free screenings to the public What has the greatest impact on survival rates of oral...


14 May, 2012, 06:07 ET Actor Michael Douglas Partners With Oral Cancer Foundation For Early Detection PSA Campaign

-Two-time Oscar Winner and Cancer Survivor Encourages Regular Screenings as Counter to Rising Incidence Rates of Oral Cancer- Actor...


06 Jan, 2012, 05:00 ET Oral Cancer Foundation Sponsors 13th Annual Oral Cancer Awareness Month in April 2012

Organization encouraging dental professionals to offer free screenings to the public Did you know that the fastest growing segment...


18 May, 2011, 05:00 ET Oral Cancer Foundation Breaks Records in April's Awareness and Screening Month

Non-profit leads coalition of strategic partners to effect nationwide increase in screening and awareness efforts Oral cancer is an insidious...


17 Dec, 2010, 15:44 ET World's Largest Oral Cancer Support Group is Helping Thousands Worldwide

Oral Cancer Support Group Connects Thousands of Patients and Survivors on the Internet It's no secret that people don't want to hear their name...


16 Aug, 2010, 14:40 ET Oral Cancer Foundation Combines Guerilla Marketing With Tech Savvy for Public Good

This past weekend the US Open of Surfing, sponsored by action sports industry giant Hurley International was held in "Surf City" attracting over...


21 Jun, 2010, 05:00 ET Hundreds of Chattanooga Residents Join Together to Support Oral Cancer Survivor and Raise Awareness

Chattanooga Walk Promotes Early Detection of Oral Cancer Recently, oral cancer survivor Jeanna Richelson, organized the first Chattanooga Oral...


15 Jun, 2010, 20:06 ET Nashville Hygienists Partner with Oral Cancer Foundation to Raise Awareness of a Silent Killer

Locals join together for second annual Oral Cancer walk and free screening event For the second year, the Nashville Area Dental Hygienists'...


10 Jun, 2010, 16:00 ET Nashville Hygienists Partner with Oral Cancer Foundation to Raise Awareness of a Silent Killer

Locals join together for second annual Oral Cancer walk and free screening event For the second year, the Nashville Area Dental Hygienists'...


23 Feb, 2010, 06:00 ET Oral Cancer Foundation Donates Screening Devices to West Virginia Free Clinics

Low-Income, At-Risk Patients Now Being Screened for Oral Cancer and Other Oral Conditions In 2009 the Oral Cancer Foundation initiated a program...


01 Jul, 2009, 12:58 ET Oral Cancer Foundation Praised for Its Social Media Efforts

Social Media Guru Mashable.com Cites Organizations Using Social Media for Public Good The Oral Cancer Foundation was recently praised by a...


16 Apr, 2009, 05:00 ET Oral Cancer Foundation Calls for FDA Authority Over Tobacco Marketers

Senate to Soon Review Version of Bill Recently Passed by House of Representatives The Oral Cancer Foundation today called for the U.S. Senate...


30 Nov, 2007, 00:00 ET Actress Colleen Zenk Pinter Partners with the Oral Cancer Foundation to Raise Public Awareness

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Nov. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two time Emmy nominated actress Colleen Zenk Pinter, best known for her long running...