- Oral Cancer: Introduction
Oral cancer is cancer that starts in the mouth or throat. Oral cancer is fairly common and very curable if found and treated at an early stage. A doctor or dentist usually finds oral cancer in its early stages because the mouth can be easily examined.
Cancer and Tobacco
All tobacco products, from cigarettes to snuff, contain toxins, carcinogens, and nicotine, an addictive substance.
Oral Cancer: Statistics
Learn important statistics about oral cancer.
- Oral Cancer: Symptoms
Know the signs of oral cancer. You can check your mouth for early signs of oral cancer. All you need to do is look at your mouth in a mirror.
Oral Cancer: Prevention
Tobacco and alcohol use, sun exposure and other factors can increase your risk for oral cancer.