Oral Cancer Awareness Month

How to Check for Oral Cancer

Oral cancer is most commonly found on the tongue (top, sides and underneath), the palate and the floor of the mouth. There is also a virally transmitted type of cancer that affects the tonsillar area, back of throat and base of tongue. This is a much newer profile affecting mainly younger white males and is […]

Do I Have Oral Cancer?

Are you asking yourself “Do I have oral cancer?” When we first make a discovery of something that doesn’t look normal, it can be somewhat daunting. We watch and wait in hopes that it just magically disappears. Clinically speaking, when an abnormality persists beyond 14 days it warrants assessment and further evaluation. To say that […]

How to Check for Oral Cancer

Oral cancer is most commonly found on the tongue (top, sides and underneath), the palate and the floor of the mouth. There is also a virally transmitted type of cancer that affects the tonsillar area, back of throat and base of tongue. This is a much newer profile affecting mainly younger white males and is […]

How Do I Know if It’s Oral Cancer? 5 Simple Steps

The headline news in today’s world is daunting to say the least; “The Startling Rise in Oral Cancer in Men”, “Oral Cancer Rates Rise by Two-Thirds”, “What’s Behind the Huge Rise in Oral Cancers?’ just to quote a few. What if we do find something unusual or different inside our mouth? How do we know […]

Do I Have Oral Cancer?

Are you asking yourself “Do I have oral cancer?” When we first make a discovery of something that doesn’t look normal, it can be somewhat daunting. We watch and wait in hopes that it just magically disappears. Clinically speaking, when an abnormality persists beyond 14 days it warrants assessment and further evaluation. To say that […]