Mouth cancer: Warning over unhealthy lifestyles as rates of deadly disease RISE

MOUTH cancer rates have risen by 68 per cent over the last 20 years, new figures have revealed. Experts believe the reason for the dramatic rise could be due to unhealthy lifestyles - with drinking and smoking playing a part.
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Oral cancer screening Oral cancer screening is an examination performed by a dentist or other health care provider to look for signs of cancer or precancerous conditions in your mouth. Oral cancer screening detects mouth cancer or precancerous lesions that may lead to mouth cancer at an early stage, which is when cancer or lesions [...]
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CANCER symptoms vary depending on which part of the body is affected by a tumour. You could be at risk of deadly tumour signs if you notice this feeling in your teeth. It could be a warning sign of deadly mouth cancer. Should you see a doctor?
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Sore throat plus swallowing or breathing difficulties or ear pain predictive of laryngeal cancer, study shows Related items fromOnMedica Tell patients to use paracetamol for sore throat, urge NICE and PHE Call for closer links between GPs and dentists Air pollution link to heightened mouth cancer risk Public awareness of mouth cancer symptoms low, despite sharp rise in cases GPs need better test access to improve cancer diagnosis
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Andy Gale, 50, of  Bridgwater, Somerset was told he had stage-four squamous cell carcinoma in January 2014 after the wound left behind by a removed wisdom tooth failed to heal.
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Derek Lewthwaite, 65, of Blackpool, claims his wife Jane Lewthwaite, 64 - who was diagnosed with mouth cancer two months ago - is in a race against time while she waits for a critical operation.
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Conclusion: While delivering postoperative RT for oral tongue or floor of mouth cancer with pathologic neck stage N0-2b, the risk of not irradiating the contralateral neck is very low when the primary tumor does not cross the midline, regardless of other factors at the primary site, such as TT and DOI.
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MOUTH cancer symptoms usually occur around the mouth, teeth and glands. An ulcer is one of the most notable signs, but if your breath smells a certain way this could also indicate the disease.
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Low emission zone led to ‘modest’ improvement to air quality Related items fromOnMedica Create more ‘no idling’ zones to curb air pollution, councils urged Prioritise all forms of pollution as health hazards, policy makers urged Experts to look at impact of indoor air pollution on child health Air pollution may be linked to heightened dementia risk Air pollution link to heightened mouth cancer risk
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CANCER symptoms vary from person to person, and are dependent on which part of the body is affected by a tumour. You could reveal your risk of the deadly condition by looking in your mouth. These are the warning signs of mouth cancer. Are you at risk?
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