Oral Cancer

Get informed. Know the early signs of oral cancer. Early stage oral cancer is often asymptomatic – you may not FEEL it.

 

Watch out for:

  • Persistent mouth sore
  • Pain in mouth or ear
  • Chronic hoarseness
  • Non-tender lump in neck
  • Abnormal swallowing
  • Peculiar sore throat

Six Steps to a Thorough Oral Cancer Screening

Tongue ‘n Gauze

Tongue ‘n Gauze

Step 1: Tongue ‘n Gauze

Extend your tongue as far as it can go, examining the sides and underside for white and red patches, and feels your tongue for lumps. NOTE: This is the most common site of oral cancers in non-smokers.