Archives by Tag 'oral cancer'

Oral Cancer: Am I at risk if I’m in my 20s and never used tobacco or alcohol?

oral cancer

02/04/2010
Surprisingly, the answer to this question is YES! The fastest growing segment of the oral cancer population is young, non-smoking individuals, very different from the historic profile of those who got oral cancer 20 years ago. The reason is the sexually transmitted Human Papilloma Virus (HPV16). If the current trend more...

Lifesaving Facts About Oral Cancer

oral cancer

02/04/2010
Cancer is a disease that shows no discrimination. What makes oral cancer so scary is that it is often not diagnosed until a late stage, In fact, only one-third of all oral cancers are diagnosed in an early stage. While typically thought to affect older people, it's now more prevalent more...

WARNING: The Dangers of Chewing Tobacco

oral cancer

02/03/2010
While “all the guys” may be using it, don't be fooled into thinking that just because it is smokeless tobacco that it is harmless. It is not safe at all; in fact it is quite dangerous! For example, did you know that spit tobacco contains more than 30 chemicals known more...