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Risk Factors for Oral Cancer

According to the Mayo Clinic Staff there are FACTORS THAT CAN INCREASE YOUR RISK of ORAL CANCER that include:

  • Tobacco use of any kind, including cigarettes, cigars,pipes, chewing tobacco and snuff, among others.
  • Heavy alcohol use
  • Excessive sun exposure to your lips
  • A sexually transmitted virus called human papillomavirus (HPV)