Posts tagged “oral cancer”

The Link Between Smoking and Oral Cancer

November 20th, 2015
The Link Between Smoking and Oral Cancer

Smoking is one of the main risk factors for oral and oesophageal cancers. Smokers are also at risk of other forms of cancer, including bladder, bowel, liver, lung and pancreatic cancer. Although oral cancer only accounts for around 2% of cancer cases in Britain, the occurrence of the disease is increasing year on year and […]

How is Oral Cancer Diagnosed?

November 6th, 2015
How is Oral Cancer Diagnosed?

Oral cancer is a form of cancer that affects the soft tissue in your throat and mouth, and is also referred to as mouth cancer. In this form of cancer, cancerous cells most commonly develop in the gums, lips, tongue and the inside of the cheeks. It is also possible for tumours to grow on […]

High Profile Dentist Sued Over A Duty Of Care

December 5th, 2013
High Profile Dentist Sued Over A Duty Of Care

A high profile British dentist found himself in court after he was accused of missing the diagnosis of cancer in his patients. It seems one patient had a tumour in pre-cancerous state for 15 years, but this was missed completely every time the individual went for a check-up. Oral cancer is a growing and massive […]

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