Are You at Risk of Head and Neck Cancer?

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Question 1 of 10

True or false: Women are more likely to get head and neck cancer than men.

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Question 2 of 10

True or false: Exposure to chemicals can increase your risk of developing certain types of head and neck cancer.

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Question 3 of 10

True or false: Around 75 percent of head and neck cancers are caused by tobacco and alcohol.

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Question 4 of 10

True or false: Only inhaled tobacco products raise the risk of head and neck cancers. Smokeless tobacco, also called chewing tobacco or snuff, is safe to use.

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Question 5 of 10

True or false: Asian ancestry is a risk factor for head and neck cancer.

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Question 6 of 10

True or false: The human papillomavirus (HPV) is a risk factor for head and neck cancer.

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Question 7 of 10

True or false: People with certain genetic conditions are more likely to develop head and neck cancers.

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Question 8 of 10

True or false: Poor oral hygiene may increase your risk of head and neck cancer.

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Question 9 of 10

True or false: Eating preserved or salted foods may help lower your risk of head and neck cancer.

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Question 10 of 10

True or false: Radiation exposure for noncancerous conditions may help lower your risk of developing salivary gland cancer.

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