oral cancer

What is Oral cancer?

We don’t tend to hear much about oral cancer. But there are several places in the mouth and throat where it can appear, for instance on the tongue, lips, palate, salivary glands and tonsils. Your dentist can detect oral cancer as soon as it begins, with a clinical examination, or screening, during your routine check-up. […]

November is oral cancer awareness month

What is oral cancer? The term oral cancer includes cancers of the mouth and the pharynx (the back of the throat). 34,000 Americans are diagnosed with oral or pharyngeal cancer each year, and about 8,000 die (annually). In England and Wales about 2,700 cases of oral cancer are diagnosed annually. Oral cancer kills approximately 920 […]