Oral, Head and Neck Cancers, know your risks.

Did you know alcohol and tobacco are major risk factors for cancers of the head and neck.About 70% of cancers in the oropharynx (which includes the tonsils, soft palate, and base of the tongue) are linked to human papillomavirus (HPV), a common sexually transmitted virus. For more details – https://www.deaconess.com/Your-Health/Your-Health-Blog/April-2019/Know-Your-Risk-for-Oral,-Head-Neck-Cancers