Oral Cancer Diagonosis & Treatment
Oral cancer, also known as oral cancer, is a type of head and neck cancer that is the growth of any cancerous tissue in the mouth.
It can be a primary lesion caused by any tissue in the mouth, transferred from a distant source, or from an adjacent anatomical structure, such as the nasal cavity.Alternatively, metastatic roral cancer may originate from any tissue in the mouth and may have a variety of histological types: malformations, adenocarcinoma, salivary adenocarcinoma, lymphoma of the tonsil or other lymphoid tissue, or melanoma resulting from oral mucosa. There are several types of metastatic oral cancer, but about 90 percent are squamous cell cancers that originate in the tissues of the mouth and lips. Oral cancer or oral cancer is most commonly found on the tongue.It can also occur on the floor of the mouth, cheek, gum (gum), lips or palate (top of the mouth).