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Growth of cancerous tissue in the mouth is referred to as oral cancer. In men, oral cancer represents 4% of total cancers whereas in women the figure touches 2%. Majority of oral cancers affect the outer layer of mucous membrane covering the oral cavity.

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About Cancer in Women
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Oral Cancer | Mouth Cancer - Types, Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment & Prevention
Oral cancer is a cancer that develops in any part of the mouth. It is more common in men over 40... Read More
Leukoplakia - An Overview of Causes, Symptoms & Treatment
Leukoplakia refers to a painless, raised white patch in the mouth that does not go away on rubbing, and is associated with an increased risk of getting oral cancer... Read More
Head and Neck Cancers - Types, Risk Factors, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatments
Head and neck cancers usually occur in the squamous cells lining the moist, mucosal surfaces inside the head and neck... Read More

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