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Mouth Oral Cancer
You may have seen reports this week that people with mouth and oesophageal cancers are leaving it longer between first noticing a symptom and visiting their GP compared to...
A claim by Australian scientists that alcohol-containing mouthwashes can cause oral (mouth) cancer and should be available only on prescription has been played down by...
There has been a significant increase in cancers which are linked to alcohol over the past ten years, according to figures requested by the Liberal Democrats.
When the human papillomavirus (HPV) is found in cancer tumours of the tonsil and base of the tongue, patients are more likely to survive following treatment.
News that American researchers are developing a saliva test for mouth cancer has been welcomed by Cancer Research UK.
Rates of oral cancers, such as cancers of the mouth, tongue and lip, have increased by around a quarter in the past decade among people in their 40s, according to figures...