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Potato Chips and Oral Cancer

Patient Getting Their Teeth Cleaned & Checked | Colorado Springs, Dentist

A few months ago there was an interesting news story about a woman who found out she had oral cancer by eating a potato chip!

Kristine Moore was an avid Ruffles potato chip fan, and had eaten them every single day for the past 20 years. On this particular day, a sharp edge of the chip poked the back of her throat. Kristine figured that she hadn't chewed well enough, but the next day her throat was still sore. She had her husband take a look and he noticed that her tonsils looked inflamed.

They took a trip to the doctor and after a few tests she received the diagnosis: squamous cell ...

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