This is a photo of what a mouth with oral cancer looks like.
This is a photo of what a healthy mouth looks like.
Some Mutagens that can cause oral cancer are, dipping tobacco, and smoking cigarettes.
Close to 50,000 people will be diagnosed with Oral Cancer, and nearly 10,000 will die from it in the USA.
Graph of Survival rate with Oral Cancer
The usual treatments for Oral Cancer just like most cancer treatments include, chemotherapy, radiation,sometimes targeted therapy, and targeted surgery.
Chemotherapy can cost anywhere over $30,000 over a time period of 8 weeks but an initial treatment can cost as much as $7,000. With radiation costing anywhere from $7,000 to $12,000, the overall cost could be anywhere from $37,000 to $42,000 dollars a year.
3 specific things you can do is stay away from dipping tobacco, stop smoking cigarettes, and drink alcohol in moderation also eat as many fruits and vegetables as possible.