Early Detection of Oral Cancer with Artificial Intelligence

Grading lesions accurately is vital in early oral cancer detection. I know this first-hand. My biopsy was misread as hyperkeratosis when in fact it was moderate dysplasia which has a decent chance of turning into cancer. Instead of an early diagnosis, my cancer spread to 3 lymph nodes and I was diagnosed at stage IV. Machine learning and AI can …

4 Ways To Reduce No-Shows at Virtual Presentations

“When you have a long lead time, there are more no-shows.” Says Carol Jahn, Education Director of Waterpik. She offers free CE, too. But what makes the difference in getting people to actually show up? It’s the lead time promoting the virtual event. Shorter lead times improve the number of registrations and show ups. What is the magic number? No …

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Neck Pain And Headaches: Long Term Effects of Surgery for Stage IV Oral Cancer

Neck pain plagues me. Even though my surgery removing my SCM 22 years ago, along with a third of my tongue, was a great success, one of the long term effects is muscular issues in my imbalanced neck which leads to headaches. Last night, I had a discovery. The non-surgical side is the one that causes me pain. I fell …

Risk Assessment for Covid

Know your risks for Covid-19. It’s all about minimizing risk. Here is a list ranked by a Covid-19 task force and a committee of infectious disease experts: High risk: Going to a bar or working out in a gym High-Moderate risk: Eating indoors at a restaurant or hugging. Moderate: Shopping in a mall or eating dinner at a friends home …