Cachoeiro promotes action with free exams alert for oral cancer

Cachoeiro promotes action with free exams alert for oral cancer

The examinations will be done by dentists to alert the risk of the disease, which is growing throughout Brazil, especially among men.

The city of Cachoeiro offers, this Wednesday (15), free tests to detect possible cases of oral cancer.The action takes place at Jerônimo Monteiro Square, downtown, from 8 am to 4 pm.The examinations will be done by dentists to alert the risk of the disease, which is growing throughout Brazil, especially among men.The action is aimed primarily at people who have the symptoms of the disease, such as whitish or reddish patches on the mouth, non-healing superficial wounds, chewing, speaking or swallowing pain, severe weight loss, neck lumps or bleeding.But anyone can take the exams.Victory SheetVictory SheetIn Espírito Santo, it is estimated that in 2018 there should be 11,200 new cases among men, representing 10.86 per 100,000 inhabitants.Among women, 3,500 discoveries of the disease should be recorded, totaling a prevalence of 3.28 for each group of 100,000.But among the risk factors that potentiate the development of the disease, smoking is first on the list....


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