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Oral Cancer Incidence

Oral cancer rates have increased approximately 15% from the mid 1970s until the latest National Cancer Institute Survey on the topic (2004). There are significant disparities in some population groups, with higher rates of increase in minority men.

Key data points:

Overall, 10.5 adults per 100,000 will develop oral cancer.

Oral cancer rates are significantly higher for males than for females.

Oral cancer rates are higher for Hispanic and Black males than for White males.

Oral cancer rates increase with age. The increase becomes more rapid after age 50 and peaks between ages 60 and 70.

For more detailed statistics about the incidence of oral cancer, please see Oral Cancer Incidence (New Cases) by Age, Race, and Gender.

Source: NIDCR


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