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Mouth cancer figures on the rise in NI

The number of people being diagnosed with mouth cancer is on the rise in Northern Ireland.

Around 200 cases are diagnosed every year and it’s feared by 2035 the figures could have doubled.

One third of those diagnosed, often at the late stage, are dying from the disease - and smoking and drinking are the cause of 75% of those cases.

To raise awareness experts hit the road in a mobile clinic to check shoppers’ mouths, as Sara Moore reports.

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