oral cancer | The Daily Star
  • Smoker at 17, cancer patient at 24

    Muhammad Faid started smoking at age 17 and smoked five sticks a day with his friends. He is now 24 and is one of the youngest patients in Malaysia to have been diagnosed with oral cancer.

  • Beware, chewers: Betel nut may cause cancer (video)

    A recent study has found that chewing betel nuts can cause oral cancer. According to the study, consumption of betel nuts is as harmful as consuming tobacco, or betel leaf. Chewing betel nuts can cause abrasions in the mouth and lips, making the chewers more exposed to cancer.