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Cancer of the Mouth, the Disease that Get Rid the Smile Away

Cancer of the mouth is also called oral cancer. It is includes cancers that occur on the lips, tongue, cheeks, floor of the mouth, hard and soft palate that could get rid your smile away. Mouth cancer should be diagnose early and treat early or it could be life threatening. One-year survival rate of the oral cancer patients are 81%, while 5 years survival rate is 56% and 10 years survival rate is 41%. Men are two times higher risk than women are, and the greatest risk is men over 50 years old.Smokeless tobacco users such as snuffing, chewing, ad dipping tobacco is the highest risk factor with 50% likely to develop oral cancer, especially on the gums, cheek, and lip lining. The other common risk factors are smoking and excessive alcohol consumption with about six times higher than people whom do not smoking and not drinking. The other risk factors of cancer of the mouth are excessive exposure to the direct sunlight from early age, HPV (human papillomavirus) infection, and family histor


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This entry was posted on September 16, 2016 by in Uncategorized and tagged , , , , .
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