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Signs and Symptoms of Oral Cavity Cancer

Signs and Symptoms of Oral Cavity Cancer

Cancer is uncontrollable growth of cells that can cause damage to the other surrounding tissues. Oral cancer can be life threatening if it is not diagnosed and treated early. What is Oral Cavity Cancer? Oral cavity cancer is also known as mouth cancer. The cancerous tissue growth can be seen in areas located near to […]

symptoms of leukoplakia

Symptoms of Leukoplakia – A Condition Leading to Mouth Cancer

Leukoplakia is a condition that can lead to growth of thick and white patches on your gums, bottom of the mouth, on the tongue, and inside of the cheek. Leukoplakia causes are still unknown, but usage of tobacco, mainly chewing tobacco is a significant risk factor. Heavy alcohol consumption can also lead to leukoplakia. Researchers […]

Know More About Cancer Of The Mouth

Know More About Cancer Of The Mouth

Cancer of the mouth is a common disease which usually affects people over 40, and affecting more men than women. It is generally described as an uncontrolled growth of cells in the mouth, and when it is not identified early, it will form a large growth anywhere in the mouth called a tumor. The symptoms […]

Oral Cancer Therapy - Treatment And Advice

Oral Cancer Therapy – Treatment And Advice

After being diagnosed with oral cancer a team of doctors including a surgery specialist and a dentist elaborate an individual treatment plan. In the most cases the surgical intervention is necessary followed by radiotherapy and chemotherapy. The medical consult and opinion are a must during the entire treatment period because only this way the results […]

Reconstructive Surgery May Be Life Saving

Reconstructive Surgery May Be Life Saving

Reconstructive surgery after oral cancer isnít just about the way that you look and issues such self esteem and confidence but could actually alleviate conditions that could be potentially life threatening. It is estimated by the American Cancer Society that about 28,000 Americans will be diagnosed with oral cancer this year and from among those, […]

Detection Of Oral Cancer In Children

Oral cancer is the common name for pharyngeal cancer.This type affects the oral cavity and tissues normally affected are the lips, tongue, cheeks, pharynx and the soft palate. If detection and treatment is delayed, the cancer cells can spread to other areas and infect them as well. This may include sensitive areas such as the […]

Excess Tobacco And Alcohol Consumption Triggers Oral Cancer

Do you smoke a lot? Besides the link between smoking and heart disease, cancer and stroke, smoking also causes various oral health problems like bad breath and tooth discoloration, including oral cancer. It is quite scary to think that almost 31,000 people every year are diagnosed with oral cancers and that almost 90% of these […]

How Staging Is Determined For Mouth Cancer Treatment?

How Staging Is Determined For Mouth Cancer Treatment?

The doctor wants to know the stages of your mouth cancer that are shown by the biopsy method in order to provide the best treatment. The stage depends on the area where it has spread, the size of the tumor and to which parts of your body it has spread. The mouth cancer treatment is […]