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
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ORAL health promoters will be holding events this month to raise awareness of mouth cancer. The disease kills one person every five hours and less than half of those diagnosed survive beyond five years.
HAVING a drink while smoking dramatically increases a person's chance of developing mouth cancer.
IAN BUNTING NHS Lanarkshire's health improvement department has produced an infomercial aimed at young people to highlight the importance of regularly checking your mouth and looking out for the signs and symptoms of mouth cancer.
The goal of oral cancer screening is to detect mouth cancer or precancerous lesions that may lead to mouth cancer at an early stage when cancer or lesions are easiest to remove and most likely to be cured.
The Head and Neck Cancer Foundation (HNCF) is calling all Paisley people to ask their dentists to conduct a mouth cancer screening at their next appointment.
Addressing on the occasion, Dr Shayam Kumar said that 600 patients of mouth cancer have been registered in Thatta district, while more than 30 persons have died of the same disease.
Now, the North Shields greatgrandad who had his life saved by the chance encounter is sharing his story as part of Mouth Cancer Action Month to urge others to not leave it to fate.
Now, the North Shields great-grandad who had his life saved by the chance encounter is sharing his story as part of Mouth Cancer Action Month to urge others to not leave it to fate.
He said as tobacco use and mouth cancer are closely connected, one of the best measures that is taken for prevention of mouth cancer is not to use tobacco, in any of its forms.
Kashif Ali said the chance that a non-tobacco user gets mouth cancer is 50 times lower and at the beginning, chewing tobacco determines the appearance of some injuries in the mouth.
THE number of people diagnosed with mouth cancer here is predicted to double by 2035.