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Oral cancer can form in any part of the mouth or throat. Most oral cancers begin in the tongue and in the floor of the mouth. Anyone can get oral cancer, but the risk is higher if you are male, over age 40, use tobacco or alcohol or have a history of head or neck cancer. Frequent sun exposure is also a risk for lip cancer.

Symptoms of oral cancer include

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  1. Oral Cancer (National Library of Medicine)  
    Oral cancer can form in any part of the mouth or throat. Most oral cancers begin in the tongue and in the floor of the mouth. Anyone can get oral cancer, but the risk is higher if you are ...
  2. Oral Cancer (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)  
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  3. Oral Cancer Screening From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    ... These are called diagnostic tests . General Information About Oral Cancer Oral cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells ... Cancer Treatment The number of new cases of oral cancer and the number of deaths from oral cancer ...
  4. Are You at Risk for Oral Cancer? What African American Men Need to Know From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research)  
    ... Need to Know Are You At Risk for Oral Cancer? What African American Men Need to Know Are ... symptoms? Are African American men at risk for oral cancer? Yes, African American men are one of the ...
  5. Oral Cancer Prevention From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    ... Risks and How to Quit General Information About Oral Cancer Oral cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells ... the tongue and the floor of the mouth. Oral cancer is more common in men than in women. ...
  6. Head, Neck, and Oral Cancer (American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons)  
    ... Head, Neck and Oral Cancer Head, Neck and Oral Cancer Close to 42,000 Americans will be diagnosed ... Head, Neck and Oral Cancer Head, Neck and Oral Cancer Close to 42,000 Americans will be diagnosed ...
  7. Are You at Risk for Oral Cancer? (African American Men) Video From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research)  
    ... Need to Know Are You at Risk for Oral Cancer? See other items in the "Oral Cancer: What African American Men Need to Know" campaign Print Materials: Brochure: Are You at Risk for Oral Cancer? What African American Men Need to Know This ...
  8. Preventing Cavities, Gum Disease, Tooth Loss, and Oral Cancers At A Glance 2011 On this Page At A Glance Success Stories Related Materials The Burden of Oral Disease Oral health is often ...
  9. Oral Cancer Exam Video From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research)  
    ... Repayment Programs NIDCR Home > OralHealth > Topics > Oral Cancer Oral Cancer Exam Video This video shows what happens during an oral cancer examination. Quick and painless, the exam can detect ...
  10. Oral Cancer From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research) - PDF  
    ... Repayment Programs NIDCR Home > OralHealth > Topics > Oral Cancer Oral Cancer About Oral Cancer What Puts Someone at Risk? Possible Signs & Symptoms Early Detection About Oral Cancer Oral cancer includes cancers of the mouth and ...
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