Are You At Risk for Oral Cancer? This article posted on the National Institutes for Health website offers health information for African American men to know the risks and symptoms of oral cancer. While black men are often at higher risk than men of other races, the article has helpful information for all men.
Most cases of oral cancer are linked to cigarette smoking, heavy alcohol use, or the use of both tobacco and alcohol together. In fact, using tobacco plus alcohol poses a much greater risk than using either substance alone. Certain types of human papillomavirus (HPV) may also play a part in oral cancer.Read the Full Article