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What You Need to Know About Oral Cancer

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How common is oral cancer?


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Alcohol and tobacco are major risk factors for oral cancer


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Who gets head and neck cancer?


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Signs of oral cancer


Man with jaw pain.
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Screening for oral cancer


Doctor showing patient x-ray of mother.
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The staging system for oral cancer


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How is oral cancer treated?


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Secondary tumors with oral cancer


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When oral cancer spreads


Nurse checking mans throat as he drinks water.
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Complications from oral cancer treatment


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How to prevent oral cancer


Kathleen Hall, MBA

Kathleen Hall, MBA

Kathleen Hall is a health writer who writes articles for consumer and health professionals as well as health care marketing material for corporate clients. Kathleen has a BS in psychology from the University of Maryland, an MBA from Virginia Commonwealth University and is a member of the Association of Health Care Journalists. She divides her time between Richmond, Virginia, and Bar Harbor, Maine. Kathleen is also a professional artist and runner.