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
- Oral Cancer Information | Oral Cancer News | Oral Cancer ...
Oral cancer information and resources for both the public, health care professionals and care givers.
- Oral cancer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Oral cancer or mouth cancer a subtype of head and neck cancer, is any cancerous tissue growth located in the oral cavity It may arise as a primary lesion originating ...
- Oral Contraceptives and Cancer Risk - National Cancer Institute
A fact sheet about research on the association of oral contraceptive use with risk of various cancers.
- Oral cancer gallery
Oral pathology images ... This collection of photos contain both cancers, and non-cancerous diseases of the oral environment which may be mistaken for malignancies.
- Mouth Cancer Action
Welcome to the Mouth Cancer Action Month website. The British Dental Health Foundation is one of the leading campaigners to help raise awareness of the risks and ...
- Detecting Oral Cancer: A Guide for Health Care Professionals
Incidence and Survival. Oral cancer accounts for roughly two percent of all cancers diagnosed annually in the United States. Approximately 40,000 people ...
- Survival rates for oral cavity and oropharyngeal cancer by stage
Survival rates are often used by doctors as a standard way of discussing a person’s prognosis (outlook). Some patients with cancer may want to know the ...
- American Cancer Society, Oral Cavity and Oropharyngeal Cancer ...
The American Cancer Society's most recent estimates for oral cavity and oropharyngeal cancers in the United States are for 2009:
- Oral Sex May Cause More Throat Cancer Than Smoking in Men ...
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-scale test of a drug ...