Researchers are studying how people can make changes in their lifestyles to reduce their risk for cancer. One lifestyle change that may reduce the risk for oral cancer is eating more fruits and fiber-rich vegetables.
Use sun protection on your lips, such as a lip balm that has sunscreen or a colored lipstick.
checkups twice a year so that signs of oral cancer can be detected
Some combinations, such as using tobacco and drinking alcohol, increase the risk more than using tobacco or drinking alcohol. The same is true for using marijuana if you have high-risk HPV infection.
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December 10, 2013
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