Mouth Cancer

Jaden Kruse

What is mouth cancer?

Mouth cancer affects

  • Lips
  • Gums
  • Tongue
  • Inside lining of the cheeks
  • Roof of the mouth
  • Floor of the mouth

What increases the risk of the cancer

42,000 Americans will be diagnosed with oral or pharyngeal cancer this year. It will cause over 8,000 deaths, killing roughly 1 person per hour, 24 hours per day. Chewing will increase the risk.

Who is most likely to get mouth cancer

Oral cancer is the 6th most common cancer in men and 14th in women with more than 30,000 new cases occurring each year. 75 percent of the cases of oral cancer are associated with smoked and smokeless tobacco use.

What can you do to prevent oral cancer

Will you could brush your teeth 2 times a day and not smoke or chew and you should be fine.

mouth cancer (oral cancer)