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Importance Of Oral Cancer Screening: 13 Early Warning Sign

Although oral cancer accounts for 3% of all cancers diagnosed annually in the United States, it is not talked about often. Many of the cases are diagnosed late, which often compromises the lives of patients.

What is oral  cancer?

Cancer is a disease in which cells begin to multiply uncontrollably and spread to other parts of the body.

Oral cancer occurs in the following locations:

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– The tongue – Gum – Lip – Oral mucosa  – Hard palate – Soft palate – Back of the mouth

Importance of oral cancer screening

When oral cancer is detected in its early stages, survival is much higher than when it is detected in the intermediate stage or advanced

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