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Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Oral Cancer Treatment - What You Should Know?

What is Oral Cancer?
Mouth cancer, also referred to as oral cavity or oral cancer, may grow in any part of the mouth that include: –

  • Floor of the mouth
  • Lips
  • Gums
  • Inside lining of the cheeks
  • Tongue
  • Roof of the mouth

Types of Oral Cancer
The most common type of oral/mouth cancer is squamous cell carcinoma. This specific type of cancer can be found in a number of places in the body that also include under the skin and inside of the mouth. Other not so common types of mouth cancer are: –
Adenocarcinomas: This rare type of mouth cancer grows within the salivary glands.
Oral Malignant Melanoma: This is also a rare type of mouth cancer that begins in cells known as melanocytes. These melanocytes are responsible for providing th


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