Prevention And Early Detection
Frequently Asked Questions
Why is Early Detection Of Oral Cancer
It is curable if detected early.
The Frequently Asked Questions below will
help you answer any questions you may have about
oral (mouth) cancer prevention and early detection.
Use the Oral Cancer Risk Calculator Tool from
The Siteman Cancer Center on this page.
It will help you determine if you do.
If you smoke or are old enough to have
engaged in sexual contact, you are old enough to
get oral cancer. Read more…
Your eyes and fingers can do the checking
and your dentist should do the same…
Oral cancer can affect the mouth,
tongue and lips. See what to look for…
Take a peak at the images on this page
to become familiar with what they look like.
Regular dental check-ups and this
will help keep you on the right track.
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