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1

Oral cancer statistics in the U.S. in 2011 was?

an estimate of 39,400 new cases with 7,900 deaths

2

what is the ethnic disparities?

4th leading cancer in black men
7th leading cancer in white men

3

what is the % of squamous cell carcinoma?
(the epithelial cell type, that we find in the oral cavity)

90%

4

90% over the age of?

45yr olds

5

why is there an increase?

because of human papilloma virus. types are associated w/oral cancer.