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Health Tip: Recognize Symptoms of Oral Cancer
(HealthDay News) -- Oral cancer typically is diagnosed between the ages of 55 and 64. It tends to affect more men than women, and will make up about 3 percent of all cancers diagnosed in 2017.
The American Dental Association says symptoms of oral cancer may include:
A mouth sore or irritation that does not go away within 3weeks.
Red or white patches.
Rough spots on normally smooth areas of the mouth.
Unexplained ear or throat trouble.
Frequent hoarseness while talking.
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