According to figures released today,10th November by Cancer Research UK. This data shows that around 7,300 people were diagnosed with oral cancer in the UK in 2012 and twice as many men than women diagnosed with the disease, around 4,900 males and 2,900 females.
Oracle Cancer Trust has been funding a trial to identify early stage mouth cancers. The trial, being led by Professor James McCaul uses an iodine dye to identify possible early stage tumours and identify the safe margins around the area that can be removed.
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