Question of the Day – Friday November 8, 2019

Question – What are the major risk factors for oral and oropharyngeal cancer?

 

 

Answer- The cited article notes “Major risk factors for oral and oropharyngeal cancer are exposure to tobacco, alcohol, areca nut and human papillomavirus.” (Huber MA and Tantiwongkosi B. Oral and oropharyngeal cancer. 2014 Med Clinics of North America 98(6):1299-1321)