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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.
Major step forward in using saliva to detect oral cancer

Major step forward in using saliva to detect oral cancer

Messenger RNA not only are measurable in saliva but can indicate a developing tumor

Messenger RNA not only are measurable in saliva but can indicate a developing tumor

Cancers of the head and neck cause over 2,700 deaths per year in England and Wales

Cancers of the head and neck cause over 2,700 deaths per year in England and Wales

BMA Cymru Wales to petition parliament to ban smoking in public places unless Wales goes smoke free within 10 months

BMA Cymru Wales to petition parliament to ban smoking in public places unless Wales goes smoke free within 10 months

Some people who chew betel nut may be genetically more prone to mouth cancer

Some people who chew betel nut may be genetically more prone to mouth cancer

High tech implants to aid facial reconstruction

High tech implants to aid facial reconstruction

Knowledge about oral and head and neck cancer is severely lacking in the American public

Knowledge about oral and head and neck cancer is severely lacking in the American public

Cigarette smoke transforms healthy saliva into a deadly cocktail

Cigarette smoke transforms healthy saliva into a deadly cocktail

Marijuana use does not appear to be associated with an increased risk of developing oral cancer

Marijuana use does not appear to be associated with an increased risk of developing oral cancer

New website for oral cancer prevention and detection

New website for oral cancer prevention and detection

World's first gene therapy trial aimed at preventing cancer

World's first gene therapy trial aimed at preventing cancer