According to WebMD, Oral cancer appears as a growth or sore in the mouth that does not go away. Oral cancer, which includes cancers of the lips, tongue, cheeks, floor of the mouth, hard and soft palate, sinuses, and pharynx (throat), can be life threatening if not diagnosed and treated early. Your risk for developing oral cancer increases with age.
Men are twice as likely as women to develop head-and-neck cancer. Ongoing problems like sore throat, ear pain, or difficulty chewing or swallowing may be signs of oral cancer. If you live in or close to the Lehigh Valley, there is a free oral cancer screening exams are being offered by Lehigh Valley Health Network dentists.
Monday, Apr 23 2018: Oral Cancer Screenings6:00 PM to 7:30 PMLVH–MuhlenbergLearn more »
For your free appointment or for more information, call 888-402-LVHN.
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