Oral Cancer - Early detection and intervention is the key
Oral cancer is a type of cancer that occurs in the mouth and throat. It can present with symptoms such as persistent mouth sores, difficulty swallowing, and changes in speech. Risk factors include tobacco and alcohol use, poor oral hygiene, and HPV infection. Early detection through regular screening is crucial for successful treatment. Prevention includes avoiding tobacco and alcohol, practicing good oral hygiene, and getting vaccinated against HPV. Seeking medical attention for concerning symptoms is important for early detection and treatment. Stay informed, be proactive, and take action against oral cancer for better oral health. Your mouth and body will thank you!
Dr. Mamata Rani Rout, ENT Clinic, Ghaziabad (visiting consultant at Manipal Hospitals), MBBS, P.G. Diploma in Otorhinolaryngology (D.L.O.), ENT Surgeon, Ghaziabad