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Head and Neck Cancer - Here's Why We Are Talking About It

Before I tell this real story about a patient from Carlisle: November is Mouth Cancer awareness month. You'll have seen (hopefully) some Blue Lip selfies and suchlike, at YPD, in our Social media and perhaps at your own dental practice. Mouth Cancer ...
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Mouth Cancer - what increases my risks of Mouth Cancer?

Image Credit: By Bionerd - Own work , CC BY 3.0 , Link Following from our last blog, Mouth Cancer Action Month - What is Mouth Cancer and how do I spot it? , written in response to mouth cancer awareness month , this blog will look at lifestyle choic...
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Mouth Cancer Action Month - What is Mouth Cancer and how can I spot it?

Mouth Cancer is arguably less discussed than Lung cancer, Breast cancer and some of the more ‘well known’ cancers. The aim of the November Mouth Cancer Action Month campaign is to raise awareness and provide people with information on how to monitor ...
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Mouth Cancer - a new hope?

    In my 28 years practicing as a dentist I have spotted four cases of mouth cancer whilst examining a patient. Each patient was immediately referred to the local hospital for treatment, and of those four, one survived the disease (to the ...
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Mouth Cancer in the UK: Are You Mouth Aware? Part one ...

We are supporting Mouthcancer.org's awareness campaign in November, and as the month progresses you can find out everything that you need to know about cancer of the mouth; a disease that has affected 6767 people in the UK over the last 12 months. At...
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Mouth Cancer and You

It"s estimated that up to 60,000 people in the UK will be diagnosed with mouth cancer over the next ten years. Of these, 30,000 will die as a direct result of having the disease. In November each year, dentists get together with other health professi...
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Stoptober, Mouth Cancer and Your Dentist...

We are all aware of the links between smoking and serious diseases - it's hard to miss the warnings on cigarette packets. At York Place Dental we're supporting the Stoptober Smoking campaign. The Crucial Role of Your Dentist in Early Cancer Diagnosis...
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Living with and Beyond Cancer

If you live in North Cumbria and have been affected by cancer, or if you know anyone who might be interested, here's an opportunity.....
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Mouth Cancer Awareness : Know the Signs

Each year in November dental practices throughout the UK try to raise public awareness of mouth cancer, and the time is with us once again to beat the drum. Cancer can occur in any part of the mouth, the tongue and lips, throat, salivary glands, and ...
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