Oral cancer is a broad term that includes any type of cancer that afflicts the area. This would include cancer of the lips, tongue, throat, tonsils, and mouth. According to the Oral Cancer Foundation, approximately 45,000 people were diagnosed with oral cancer in the US in 2015. What puts a person at risk for this type of cancer? A great deal depends on lifestyle.

An article by Dr. Nhien Lu. Originally published by Your Dental Health Resource.

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