Certificate of compliance

The Oral Cancer Foundation

is in compliance with the HONcode

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7 Years

Certificate validity 12 Aug 2015 - Aug 2016

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HONcode identification number:

HONConduct412678

Date of initial review:

28 Nov 2007

Certificate validity

12 Aug 2015 - Aug 2016

Date of last visit:

25 Aug 2015
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Content identified by the HONcode team

The content below is a sample of the content identified at a specific date by the HONcode team that justifies the respect of the eight ethical principles.

Oral Cancer Foundation Science Advisory Board
Michael C. Alfano, DMD, Ph.D
 

(12 Nov 2014) - Link

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*All our moderators are oral cancer survivors who speak from both their own personal experiences but also from working for years on our forum.
The OCF message board is monitored at least 3 times every day of the year. Most days it is checked 5 or 7 times. By constant monitoring our members are ensured to be protected from advertisers attempting to make false claims and sales attempts.*

(12 Aug 2015) - Link

Complementarily: The information provided on the OCF web site is designed to support, not replace, the information provided to the patient/ site visitor by their doctor.
 

(12 Nov 2014) - Link

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2. Complementarily: The information provided on the OCF web site is designed to support, not replace, the information provided to the patient/ site visitor by their doctor.

(14 Feb 2015) - Link

(12 Nov 2014) - Link

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*Members posts become the property of The Oral Cancer Foundation. They can be edited up to 3 hours after they are published. After 3 hours if youwant to make a change please contact or head forum admin, ChristineB. All moderators can edit any post at any time.*

(12 Aug 2015) - Link

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The data displayed correspond to only one of the selected samples.

Statistics on worldwide occurrence
 

(12 Nov 2014) - Link

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We regulate what is posted here, and unsubstantiated treatments with no peer-reviewed published support in science are not welcome.

(14 Feb 2015) - Link

Last modified: March 2014
 

(12 Nov 2014) - Link

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#160405 - 01/17/13 02:27 PM

(14 Feb 2015) - Link

This principle is not applicable to this site 

Collaborative platforms:

If you are unsure of your facts say so. If it is an opinion say so. If it is your personal experience say so.

(14 Feb 2015) - Link

Valid email provided

Contact us
OCF Office Contact
 

(12 Nov 2014) - Link

The foundation is primarily supported by, and dependant on, donations that are received from private individuals who mostly come from the ranks of survivors, and family and friends of those who have had the disease
 

(12 Nov 2014) - Link

Collaborative platforms:

They volunteer their time to monitor the OCF public message boards. No one from the OCF moderators to the organization itself is affiliated with any institution, device manufacturer, pharma company or other entity that would constitute a conflict of interest.

(25 Aug 2015) - Link

NO FINANCIAL OR OTHER SPONSORSHIP OF THE FOUNDATION BY ANY ENTITY INFLUNENCES THE CONTENT OF THE OCF WEB SITE.
 

Any promotional material used will be presented to viewers in a manner and context that facilitates differentiation between it and the original editorial created by OCF.
 

(12 Nov 2014) - Link

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Commercial postings are STRICTLY PROHIBITED

(14 Feb 2015) - Link

The content of this certificate has been collected by the HON Foundation and may not be used without HON's express consent.

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