Peo­ple urged to talk about mouth cancer

The Courier & Advertiser (Perth and Perthshire Edition) - - NEWS - Pic­ture: Kris Miller.

Scot­tish and Bri­tish Lions rugby leg­end Scott Hast­ings was on hand to launch Mouth Cancer Aware­ness month at Dundee Den­tal School yes­ter­day.

Let’s Talk About Mouth Cancer char­ity pa­tron Scott urged mem­bers of the pub­lic to check for signs of the dis­ease – which in­clude per­sis­tent mouth ul­cers, white or red blotches in the mouth and pain when chew­ing. Scot­land has the high­est mouth cancer rate in the UK.

Mr Hast­ings with den­tal stu­dents Mer­riem Hameed, left, and Mi­randa Paterson.

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