Did you know........?!?
Mouth Cancer can affect your cheeks, lips, throat and tongue.
Mouth Cancer affects men more than women.
Excessive consumption of alcohol has been linked to a third of cases.
Smoking and drinking alcohol togethr doubles your risk.
Over exposure to the sun can increase your risk of lip cancer.
Oral Cancer can appear in many shapes and forms. Know your mouth. Look out for the following:
- ulcers that don't heal in 3 weeks
- unusual lumps, bumps or swelling
- red and white patches appearing in your mouth
More than 7000 people were diagnosed with Mouth Cancer, over the past 12 months in the UK.
Mouth Cancer has grown by a third over the past decade..
These figures are all expected to increase!
Nicola Taaffe @ West Grove Supporting Mouth Cancer Action Month.
"If in doubt, get checked out"
Two thirds of oral cancer are linked to smoking.
A morning cigarette doubles the chance of developing mouth cancer.