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Who is more susceptible to oral cancer ?

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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Smokers, alcoholics

Tobacco + alcohol consumption is underlying over 95 % of all head and neck cancers.

In brief: Smokers, alcoholics

Tobacco + alcohol consumption is underlying over 95 % of all head and neck cancers.
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
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Dr. Richard Ruden
Dentistry

In brief: Many factors

Tobacco usage and oral cancer have a high correlation.
If a person uses alcohol as well as a tobacco habit this will further increase the susceptibility of developing oral cancer. When you see your heath care provider they should screen you for oral cancer.

In brief: Many factors

Tobacco usage and oral cancer have a high correlation.
If a person uses alcohol as well as a tobacco habit this will further increase the susceptibility of developing oral cancer. When you see your heath care provider they should screen you for oral cancer.
Dr. Richard Ruden
Dr. Richard Ruden
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Dr. Jonathan Engel
Dentistry

In brief: Younger adults now

For many years oral cancer has been found mainly in older people who smoke and drink too much.
However, the demographics of oral cancer has changes due to the impact of the hpv transmitted via oral sex. Now, they are finding the rate of oral cancer is increasing most in the young adult population.

In brief: Younger adults now

For many years oral cancer has been found mainly in older people who smoke and drink too much.
However, the demographics of oral cancer has changes due to the impact of the hpv transmitted via oral sex. Now, they are finding the rate of oral cancer is increasing most in the young adult population.
Dr. Jonathan Engel
Dr. Jonathan Engel
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