Visit the Mouth Cancer Action Month website for more information
When you think of cancer, mouth cancer is maybe not one that springs to mind but with over 300,000 people worldwide being diagnosed each year it’s imperative that you know about the disease.
Mouth Cancer can affect anyone but it is more common in men over 40, and most cases are linked to tobacco and alcohol. Over exposure to the sun can increase the risk of cancer on the lips also. Recent reports and research have linked mouth cancer to HPV – HPV is the main cause of cervical cancer and affects the skin that lives in the moist areas of the body.
Be aware of what is happening in your mouth. Check out the Mouth Cancer Action Mouth website to find out more: