Oral Cancer

Oral Cancer

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  • What You Need To Know About™ Oral Cancer
  • The Mouth and Throat
    Cancer Cells
    Risk Factors
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    Diagnosis
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Oral Cancer

Oral Cancer

Did you know?

Oral cancer is the sixth most common cancer among men.
(http://my.clevelandclinic.org)

Examine your mouth monthly and see a dentist or doctor if any symptoms occur. At least once a year, ask a doctor or dentist to screen you for oral cancer.
(http://www.idph.state.il.us)

The likelihood of developing oral and pharyngeal cancer increases with age. Half of all cases are in persons older than age 65; 90 percent are older than age 45.
(http://www.idph.state.il.us)

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Cancer Calendar Icon Awareness Month
April

Resources

American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
1(847)678-6200
www.aaoms.org

American Head and Neck Society
1(310) 437-0559
www.headandneckcancer.org

International Oral Cancer Association
1(972)-612-7886
www.fightoralcancer.org

The Oral Cancer Foundation
1(949)646-8000
www.oralcancerfoundation.org

SPOHNC
Support for People with Oral, Head & Neck Cancer
1(800)377-0928 toll free
www.spohnc.org