April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month so we would like to share Facts about Oral Cancer.
Fact #1.
Newly diagnosed cases of Oral Cancer are non smoking young adults, particularly women.
Fact #2.
HPV is becoming more and more responsible for the increase of the oral cancer in young people.
Fact #3.
Oral cancer is the 6th most common cancer worldwide.
Fact #4.
Oral cancer is the most expensive cancer in the nation to treat.
Fact #5.
40,000 people are diagnosed with oral cancer in the US every year. Out of those people ONLY half will be alive in 5 years.
Fact #6.
75% of oral cancer is caused by life style choices.
Fact #7.
Excessive and unprotected exposure to the sun is linked with cancer in the lip area.
Early Detection leads to early treatment. Early treatment leads to beating oral cancer! Oral Cancer Screening is incleded FREE with your Comprehensive and Recare Exams. Call us today to schedule an appointment (863)967-7548