Pathophysiology: Mouth cancer refers to cancer that develops in any of the parts that make up the mouth. Signs and symptoms of mouth cancer may include: A sore that doesn't heal A lump or thickening of the skin or lining of mouth. Mouth cancer occurs when something goes wrong with the normal cell lifecycle, causing them to grow and reproduce uncontrollably. A white or reddish patch on the inside of mouth
Treatment: Treatment for mouth cancer depends on cancer's location and stage, as well as your overall health and personal preferences. Mouth cancers are more common in people over 40, particularly men. It may be Surgery, Radiation therapy, Chemotherapy , or Targeted drug therapy. According to the latest WHO data published in may 2014 Oral Cancer Deaths in Singapore reached 314 or 1.46% of total deaths. The age adjusted Death Rate is 4.71 per 100,000 of population ranks Singapore #46 in the world.