Dr. Tom Berry

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Specialties:

  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Activity

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    THURSDAY, Nov. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Head and neck cancer patients may be at raised risk for suicide, new research suggests.

    However, the overall risk is still small, the findings showed.

    The study included over 350,000 patients in the United States diagnosed with head and ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Ear, Nose & Throat (Otolaryngology):

    THURSDAY, Oct. 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Lower-level radiation and chemotherapy may be as effective as standard doses for some patients with human papillomavirus (HPV)-related cancer of the throat, tonsils and tongue, and may cause fewer side effects, researchers say.

    The study include...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    TUESDAY, Jan. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People undergoing chemotherapy and radiation for cancer may get an emotional lift from man's best friend, a new study suggests.

    The study, of patients with head and neck cancers, is among the first to scientifically test the effects of therapy do...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    TUESDAY, Dec. 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Using antacids to control acid reflux may improve head and neck cancer patients' chances of survival, a new study suggests.

    The researchers examined the effects that two types of antacids -- proton pump inhibitors and histamine 2 blockers -- had o...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Sexual Health:

    TUESDAY, Oct. 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Tobacco use in any form appears to be linked to an increased risk of infection with oral human papillomavirus type 16 (HPV16), a virus that can cause cancers of the mouth and throat, according to Johns Hopkins University researchers.

    The odds of b...Full Article

  • Dr. Tom Berry - city, AK - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
    Dr. Tom Berry answered:
    Most of the time bad breath can be prevented by good oral hygiene and regular dental visits. Limiting spicy foods like onions and garlic and avoiding tobacco products would be helpful. Read More