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mouth cancerA lay term for what health professionals typically refer to as oral cancer, see there.
mouth cancerVox populi Oral cancer, see there.
Patient discussion about mouth cancer
Q. What is Mouth cancer? My grandfather has been diagnosed with mouth cancer. What is it? Is it dangerous?
Q. What are the symptoms of mouth cancer? I have an ulcer in my mouth that won't go away, could it be cancer?
If so, consult your GP however don't be alarmed as it isn't necessarily cancer, though it's always better to check it out and not neglect it.
Q. What is radiotherapy? My Grandfather had a surgery to remove a cancerous tumor on his cheek. He now needs to undergo radiotherapy. What is this? what are its side effects?
a dry mouth- due to damage caused to the salivary glands (which are in charge of making the saliva), taste changes, a hoarse voice and effect on the sense of smell.