This week marks Oral, Head, and Neck Cancer Awareness Week. These type diseases may not get as much attention as others, but they are the sixth-most-common form of cancer in the world. Some 50,000 cases of oral, head, and neck cancers are diagnosed each year in the U.S.
These cancers are diagnosed in the head or neck region, including the nasal cavity, sinuses, lips, mouth, thyroid glands, salivary glands, throat, or larynx.
On Tuesday's Radio Smart Talk, we'll learn more about about oral, head and neck cancers and hear from a woman who survived cancer in her gum.
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