CDO Mouth Cancer Action

Date published: 12 December 2013

The incidence rates for oral cancer have been rising across the UK in recent years.

The most recent UK data from 2011 shows that more than 6,500 people were diagnosed with the disease, equivalent to about 18 people per day.

Without early detection, around half of these people will die, but early diagnosis can give patients a 90% chance of survival.

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