oral cancer

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Noun1.oral cancer - malignant neoplasm of the lips of mouth; most common in men over the age of 60
carcinoma - any malignant tumor derived from epithelial tissue; one of the four major types of cancer
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vital to look signs cancer The British Dental Health Foundation is running Mouth Cancer Action Month, which aims to get people to look out for ulcers which do not heal within three weeks, red and white patches in the mouth, and unusual lumps or swellings.
Your dentist could spot the signs of mouth cancer long before you do Although the number of cases has risen over recent years, treatments have also improved and the prognosis is generally much better.
A MOUTH cancer survivor is backing a campaign to highlight the link between alcohol and the condition.
LIVERPOOL Community Health NHS Trust's dental services are supporting local residents in Liverpool, Sefton and Knowsley to think about their mouth health during Mouth Cancer Action Month.
According to the British Dental Health Foundation (BDHF) there is a clear gap in public knowledge about the disease that needs to be filled because mouth cancer rates in the UK are increasing at an alarming rate and latest statistics reveal that 7,968 new cases were reported last year, a rise of 50% since the millennium.
Each year, more than 6000 people in the UK are diagnosed with mouth cancer, but few know the signs to look out for or who is at risk.
COVENTRY mailing and printing company has been praised for distributing 120,000 pieces of literature as part of a national campaign to raise awareness about mouth cancer.
For the first time, research reveals that the folic acid, found in vegetables and some fruits containing Vitamin B, can reduce the risk of mouth cancer.
A MOBILE dental unit will tour Redcar and Cleveland this week in a bid to help patients spot the early signs of mouth cancer.
DENTIST Caron George will be running the Cardiff Half Marathon on Sunday to raise money and awareness for the Mouth Cancer Foundation.
MOUTH cancer experts from University Hospital Aintree are taking the bus to spread the word about mouth care.
A LEADING dental expert today blamed "alarming" levels of binge drinking for increasing cases of mouth cancer.