Mouth Cancer

Alcohol - How Does It Give Us Cancer?

Lucy Eccles | Posted 17.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Lucy Eccles

Research by World Cancer Research Fund shows that drinking alcohol is linked to an increased risk of several cancers: bowel, breast, mouth and throat, oesophageal, stomach and liver. In the UK, 21,000 cases of cancer could be prevented each year if nobody drank alcohol, but how does alcohol actually interact with us to cause such a drastic effect?

HPV Through Oral Sex Could Become 'Leading Cause Of Mouth Cancer'

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 16.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Human papilloma virus (HPV) passed through oral sex could soon overtake smoking to become the leading cause of mouth cancer among men and women, healt...

Man With Cancer Has Mouth Rebuilt From His Arm Tissue

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 08.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

After being diagnosed with advanced mouth cancer, David Barwell needed to have a tumour the size of a plum removed from his throat. Surgeons were ...

Breaking A Tooth Saved My Life Says Mum Who Was 'Weeks From Death'

Photo Features | KELLY STRANGE | Posted 17.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Warning: Graphic Images A mum-of-four has credited chipping her tooth while opening her son's juice bottle with saving her life, as her dentist d...

Mouth Cancer: The Lowdown On Symptoms, Treatments And Who Is At Risk

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 17.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Mouth cancer, although relatively uncommon (the NHS says it accounts for one in 50 of all cancer cases) is still a potentially fatal disease, due to t...

Can Mouthwash Cause Cancer?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you use mouthwash as part of a general flossing and brushing routine, you're fine. However, if you are part of the contingent that uses mouthwa...

Do You Know The Symptoms Of Mouth Cancer?

PA/The Huffington Bell | Posted 12.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Most people with kidney or bladder cancer symptoms will see their doctor after two days, but people with symptoms of mouth cancer tend to wait weeks b...

Sex and Cancer Connection in the Spotlight

Dr Paul Zollinger-Read | Posted 06.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Paul Zollinger-Read

Cancers at the back of the tongue and in the tonsils have become more common over the past 20 years, with many of these linked to HPV 16 infection. Some experts believe that one of the main ways the virus spreads to the back part of the mouth and throat is through oral sex.

More Odd Causes Of Cancer

Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Rarely are there stories in the news about cancer that raise any sort of a smile. But the recent revelation by Michael Douglas that giving oral sex...

Drinking Too Much Raises Risk Of Mouth Cancer, Says Gvt

PA | Posted 05.02.2012 | UK Politics

Regularly drinking two large glasses of wine or two strong pints of beer a day triples the risk of developing mouth cancer, a new Government campaign ...

Throat Spray Could Help Detect Cancer, Doctors Claim

PA/Huffington Post | Posted 16.01.2012 | UK

A fluorescent "throat spray" which pinpoints abnormal cells could help doctors detect early oesophagus cancer, research has revealed. The technique...