More evidence of link between severe gum disease and cancer risk -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

More evidence of link between severe gum disease and cancer risk

24.01.2018

Image: graph of periodontal disease severity; Copyright: Michaud DS et al

Patients with little or no access to health care, including dental exams and cancer screenings such as colonoscopy, and prevention programs, such as smoking cessation, also have an increased risk of both periodontal disease and cancer, Platz noted.