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Say “ahh!” – free oral, head and neck cancer screenings offered at UAB

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By: Brianna Hoge

The University of Alabama at Birmingham is joining the fight this National Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Month by providing free cancer screenings the week of April 24-28.

According to the National Cancer Institute, 4% of all cancers are of the head and neck and are more than twice as common in men as in women. High-risk factors include tobacco and alcohol use, exposure to HPV and persistent neck mass or pain in the mouth or throat.

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2023-04-24 21:00:35

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