Breast Cancer and Oral Health
Breast Cancer affects millions of lives every year – with approximately 1 in 8 women developing invasive breast cancer in their lifetime. Early detection and risk reduction are more important than ever in the battle against breast cancer. The link between oral health and breast cancer is becoming more and more clear. According to a study by the World Health Organization (WHO), women may be 11 times more likely to develop breast cancer if they have poor oral health or gum disease.
To raise awareness of the link between breast cancer and oral health, we have created an infographic that highlights the risks of gum disease and steps you can take for prevention: