Lip and Oral Cavity Cancer; Oral and throat cancer; Oral Cavity Cancer, Lip and
Carcinoma; Malignancy; Neoplasm; Oncology; Tumor
Cancer of the lip and oral cavity is a disease in which cancer (malignant) cells are found in the tissues of the lip or mouth. The oral cavity includes the front two thirds of the tongue, the upper and lower gums (the gingiva), the lining of the inside of the cheeks and lips (the buccal mucosa), the bottom (floor) of the mouth under the tongue, the bony top of the mouth (the hard palate), and the small area behind the wisdom teeth (the retromolar trigone).
A term for diseases in which abnormal cells divide without control. Cancer cells can invade nearby tissues and can spread through the bloodstream and lymphatic system to other parts of the body. There are several main types of cancer. Carcinoma is cancer that begins in the skin or in tissues that line or cover internal organs. Sarcoma is cancer that begins in bone, cartilage, fat, muscle, blood vessels, or other connective or supportive tissue. Leukemia is cancer that starts in blood-forming tis...
Oral Cancer as related to Cancer
- The Oral Cancer Foundation
Oral cancer, oral and maxillofacial pathology, otolaryngology and head and neck surgery from the American Cancer Society.
- Oral Cancer Facts - The Oral Cancer Foundation
Oral Cancer Facts Rates of occurrence in the United States. Close to 43,250 Americans will be diagnosed with oral or pharyngeal cancer this year.
- Oral Sex Virus May Surpass Smoking as Cause of Throat Cancer
Oct. 4 (Bloomberg) -- A virus spread by oral sex may cause more cases of throat cancer in men than smoking, a finding that spurred calls for a new large ...
- Comprehensive Cancer Information - National Cancer Institute
Celebrating the Cancer Research Story. Each year, the efforts of dedicated researchers supported by the National Cancer Institute produce scientific advances across ...
- HPV and Cancer - National Cancer Institute
A fact sheet about the link between human papillomaviruses (HPV) infection and cancer.
- HPV And Oral Sex: Can It Cause Throat Cancer ? …
Cancer death rates continue to decline, the American Cancer Society's annual report showed earlier this week. But cancer caused by the human …
- Cancer Center: Types, Symptoms, Causes, Tests, and ...
Start here for information on common types of cancer, including breast, lung, colon, skin, prostate, and ovarian cancer. Get the facts on cancer symptoms, treatments ...
- State Cancer Profiles
About State Cancer Profiles. State Cancer Profiles characterizes the cancer burden in a standardized manner to motivate action, integrate surveillance into cancer ...
- What risk of throat cancer does oral sex pose? - BBC News
Publicity surrounding Hollywood actor Michael Douglas has highlighted that there is a link between oral sex and throat cancer. Douglas, diagnosed with cancer three ...
- Head and neck cancer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Head and neck cancer is a cancer that starts in the lip, oral cavity (mouth), nasal cavity (inside the nose), paranasal sinuses, pharynx, and larynx. Most head and ...