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Dec 2021
2nd
 

Mouth Cancer Awareness

We don’t know what causes most mouth cancers. However, there are several factors that are likely to increase your risk. Up to 90% of all mouth cancers are linked to lifestyle factors. This means that with a few small changes, you can help cut your chances of developing mouth cancer. If you do not stop or reduce the things that might put you at greater risk, it is important that you self check at home and regularly visit your dentist. The below causes are linked to mouth cancer. Smoking Smoking tobacco incr… READ MORE
Dec 2018
4th
 

Awareness of Mouth Cancer

Mouth cancer This cancer causes more deaths per number of cases than breast cancer and cervical cancer however awareness of it is relatively low. New cases have increased by 49% in the last decade and 135% compared to twenty years ago. Last year, 2722 people in the UK died from mouth cancer. The key risk factors are: Tobacco use including chewing Betel nut Excess alcohol (those who smoke and drink heavily are up to 30 times more likely to develop mouth cancer) Poor diet HPV (Human Papilloma Virus) tran… READ MORE
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Nov 2011
8th
 

Mouth Cancer Awareness

Mouth Cancer Action Month was launched last month at the House of Commons. The importance of early detection was highlighted as a key factor in survival rates. Mouth cancer currently kills more people than cervical and testicular cancer combined with over 1,800 recorded deaths in 2008. Recent high profile sufferers include Hollywood actor Micheal Douglas, former England captain Bryan Robson and BBC presenter Danny Baker. Between 1997 and 2007, the number of mouth cancer cases had risen by nearly 46 percen… READ MORE
 

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