1 edition of What you need to know about oral cancers. found in the catalog.
What you need to know about oral cancers.
by U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md
Written in English
|Series||NIH publication -- no. 90-1574.|
|Contributions||National Cancer Institute (U.S.)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||23 p. :|
|Number of Pages||23|
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Diagnosis. If you have symptoms that suggest oral cancer, your doctor or dentist will check your mouth and throat for red or white patches, lumps, swelling, or other problems. A physical exam includes looking carefully at the roof of your mouth, back of your throat, and insides of your cheeks and Size: KB.
What you need to know about oral cancers. [Bethesda, Md.]: [U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, National Institutes of Health],  (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: National Cancer Institute (U.S.) OCLC.
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What you need to know about oral cancer. It is crucial to catch this cancer in its first stages, and education about the disease is the first step in early detection. Early detection saves lives. When oral cancer is caught in its earliest stage, it is very treatable.
This treatability decreases for every year it goes undiagnosed. What You Need to Know About Oral Cancer Cancer: It’s a word that no one wants to hear. To allow for early detection, most people see doctors regularly (or at least occasionally) for testing, depending on their ages, risk factors, and family history.
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Roughly Kiwis find out they have oral cancer each year. Fortunately, most cases are caught early enough to be treated successfully.
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Oral cancer (mouth cancer) is one of the most common types of cancer, but it’s still not widely known about. If you smoke, drink excessive amounts of alcohol or have a poor diet, changing these habits can decrease the chances of developing oral cancer.
Certain strains of HPV can also put you at risk. The CDC recommends that to year-old boys and girls get two doses of HPV vaccine to prevent cervical and other less common genital cancers. What You Need To Know About Oral Cancer. Oral Cancer Awareness is necessary.
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To help you stay healthy and educated about your oral health needs, we have compiled a list of the most important things you should know about oral cancer: Oral cancer affects more than just the mouth. Any cancer in the mouth, lips, throat or back of the mouth is considered oral cancer.
Since 90% of oral cancers begin in the surface area of the. What You Need To Know About Oral Cancer Oral cancer begins in the mouth or throat but can easily move to other parts of the body if left untreated.
Keep an eye out for oral cancer symptoms to ensure you catch any potential problems early on. In regards to oral cancer, dental professionals are also concerned about these strains as they can infect the soft tissue of the oral cavity/throat and can increase the chance of developing oral and/or throat cancers.
Screening for oral cancer is important in anyone who is sexually active; this includes both teens and adults. New vaccines that.
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Oral cancer, for those who are not aware, accounts for an estimated 4% of all cancers diagnosed and is the sixth most common cancer in the country today. Oral cancer is diagnosed mostly in male patients over the age of 45 years.
53, Americans will be diagnosed with oral cancer this year. Unfortunately, the incidence of oral cancer continues to increase each year. Despite our best efforts through professional channels and public educational campaigns, we are simply not making the inroads in earlier detection of oral cancer as we are with other cancers.