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Oral Cancer Screenings

7 Reasons why you should be examined for oral cancer

  1. The survival rate for oral cancer has not changed in the past 30 years.
  2. Throughout the world oral cancer is the 6th most common cancer.
  3. 50% of patients diagnosed with oral cancer are expected to die within 5 years, if diagonosed early, 90% of cases are curable.
  4. The biggest growth of oral cancer is among Non Smokers, and the main cause is the Human Papilloma Virus.
  5. The disease can affect any part of the mouth, tongue, lips or throat.
  6. Health experts recommend that all adults receive annual oral cancer screening.
  7. Oral cancer results in more deaths each year than cervical cancer.
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