Oral Cancer and Oral Oncology

Oral cancer or mouth cancer is the lining of the lips, mouth, or upper throat. In the mouth, it usually starts as a painless white patch, that thickens, develops red patches, an ulcer, and continues to grow.  oral cancer can occur anywhere in the mouth like on the surface of the tongue, the lips, inside the cheek, in the gums, in the roof and floor of the mouth, in the tonsils, and in salivary glands. Removal of tumor through surgery involves taking out the tumor and a margin of healthy tissues around it. Treatment is based on the type of tumor. If it is small tumor it requires minor surgery whereas the large tumor requires the jaw or the tongue to be removed along with tumors. Surgical complications include eating problems, Speaking problems, and food going in wrong way leading to the lung diseases. This session discusses about different stages and tests involved in diagnosing cancer and preventive measures for it.Oral oncology is the study and treatment of tumours. Treatment depends on the type and location of the tumor. Common treatment options include

 

  • Chemotherapy
  • Radiation therapy
  • Surgery
  • Targeted therapy

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