Oral Cancer

Oral cancer

What is oral cancer

Oral cancer includes cancer of the lips, tongues, cheeks, floor of the mouth, hard and soft plate, sinuses and the throat it can be life threatening

What is oral cancer

  • swelling/thickening
  • crust
  • bleeding in mouth
  • numbness/pain
  • soreness on throat

How can you prevent oral cancer

  • Stop using tobacco or don't do it at all. tobacco exposes cells in your mouth to cancer causing products
  • limit your alcohol usage
  • avoid excessive sun exposure to your lips

survival rate

The survival rate for oral cancer is 78%

types of oral cancer

  • squamous cell carcinoma
  • verrucous carcinoma
  • minor salivary gland carcinoma
  • lymphonas