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Mouth cancer or oral cancer occurs when there is an abnormal proliferation of tumor or cancer cells over the tongue, mouth, lips or gums and less commonly over tonsils, back of the throat (pharynx) and salivary glands.
UK’s dental community offers enormous support for Mouth Cancer Action Month 2016

UK’s dental community offers enormous support for Mouth Cancer Action Month 2016

Mouth cancer rates increase by 68% in the UK over last two decades

Mouth cancer rates increase by 68% in the UK over last two decades

Loyola researchers detect tumor gene that may help predict survival outcomes in mouth cancer patients

Loyola researchers detect tumor gene that may help predict survival outcomes in mouth cancer patients

This No Smoking Day think of your oral health and kick the habit

This No Smoking Day think of your oral health and kick the habit

Study: New cases of cancer rising globally, but death rates falling in many countries

Study: New cases of cancer rising globally, but death rates falling in many countries

Researchers find way to diagnose aggressiveness of oral cancer

Researchers find way to diagnose aggressiveness of oral cancer

People urged to undergo oral cancer screenings as part of Oral Cancer Awareness Month

People urged to undergo oral cancer screenings as part of Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Lifestyle changes and screening tools prove to reduce cancer risk, says doctor

Lifestyle changes and screening tools prove to reduce cancer risk, says doctor

Unique DNA markings on certain genes may 'predict' risk of developing head and neck cancer

Unique DNA markings on certain genes may 'predict' risk of developing head and neck cancer

Dental associations urge regular oral cancer examinations for early detection

Dental associations urge regular oral cancer examinations for early detection

Disinfectant mouthwashes may be effective against cancers of the mouth and throat

Disinfectant mouthwashes may be effective against cancers of the mouth and throat

Oral Cancer Foundation encourages dental practices to offer free oral cancer screenings in April

Oral Cancer Foundation encourages dental practices to offer free oral cancer screenings in April

Tissue test detects oral cancer risk

Tissue test detects oral cancer risk

New gene test can detect pre-cancerous cells in patients with mouth lesions

New gene test can detect pre-cancerous cells in patients with mouth lesions

Salivary IL-6 could predict recurrence after surgery in mouth cancer patients

Salivary IL-6 could predict recurrence after surgery in mouth cancer patients

Scientists report discovery of strong oral cavity carcinogen in smokeless tobacco

Scientists report discovery of strong oral cavity carcinogen in smokeless tobacco

Screening tool could help oral cancer detection

Screening tool could help oral cancer detection

High-risk HPV may increase chances of second malignancy in oral cancer

High-risk HPV may increase chances of second malignancy in oral cancer

UCLA School of Dentistry receives NIH grant to create comprehensive research training program

UCLA School of Dentistry receives NIH grant to create comprehensive research training program

Cancer survivors benefit from healthy lifestyle

Cancer survivors benefit from healthy lifestyle