How to Prevent Oral Cancer in 4 Easy Steps

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Oral cancer is a rapidly spreading disease in the U.S., with close to 37,000 Americans being diagnosed annually. The thing about this disease though is that it can be so easily prevented. In fact, according to the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR), 63% of all cases can be prevented each year! That’s 22,000 cases! So, what needs to be done to reduce the number of those afflicted? Educate the masses. It’s really that simple. There are four things people can do to avoid contracting this deadly disease. They are:    Avoid chewing or smoking tobacco. It’s no secret that tobacco is the leading cause of lung, oral, larynx, stomach, uterus, cervix, colon, ovary and many other types of cancers. Combine tobacco with alcohol use (which many do) and you have created a killer duo…literally.    Limit alcohol intake. Believe it or not, but alcohol is also another huge culprit of oral …