Lip & Oral Cancer Risk Factors

Risk factors for lip and oral cancer:

  • Using tobacco products
  • Heavy alcohol use
  • Being exposed to natural sunlight or artificial sunlight (such as from tanning beds) over long periods of time
  • Being male
  • Being infected with human papillomavirus (HPV)

Visit the National Cancer Institute where this information and more can be found about lip and oral cancer or ask your cancer care team questions about your individual situation.