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 in any of the oral tissues directly, or by metastasis from a distant site of origin. Oral cancer screenings are usually done by a dentist during a patient's dental exam which should occur every six months.
Signs and Symptoms:
Skin lesion, lump, or ulcer that does not resolve in 14 days located:
Additional symptoms that may be associated with this disease: