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  1. Arti says:

    Heavy smokers are 40 times more likely to develop a squamous cell cancer than non-smokers. Oral cancer is far more common among men than women, and typically affects people older than 50. Yale Medicine uses a multidisciplinary approach in the treatment of head and neck cancers. A team of doctors specializing in surgery, radiation and chemotherapy work together to make sure that you get the best possible treatment plan for your specific cancer. Most cases develop because of lifestyle factors, specifically alcohol consumption and the use of tobacco products, including cigarettes, cigars, chewing tobacco and vaping devices.

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