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Ever had cancer: Mouth/tongue/lip


For persons ages 18 and older who have ever been diagnosed as having cancer or a malignancy of any kind (CANCEREV), CNMOTH indicates if the type of cancer diagnosed was cancer of the mouth, tongue, or lip. CNMOTHAG and CNMOTHRMS indicate the age the individual was diagnosed with mouth, tongue, or lip cancer and whether the cancer is in remission, respectively.

For related variables and more information about the cancer variables included in MEPS, please see CNBLAD.

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This variable is completely comparable over time.


  • 2008-2011: All persons ages 18+ who have ever been told they had cancer (CANCEREV).


  • 2008-2011



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