Oral Cancer

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If you’re looking for a diagnosis of oral cancer, here is the best choice.

The diagnosis of oral cancer is a complex process that requires thorough examination and testing. If there are suspicious growths or lesions present during this stage, they’ll perform a biopsy where tissue samples would be collected for further analysis at the laboratory. Imaging studies like X-rays CT scans and MRI’s could also follow suit as it helps determine if cancer has spread to other parts of the body.

Blood tests can help check markers indicating possible presence of Cancerous cells which HPV testing confirms when suspected cases arise; especially with human papillomavirus (HPV).

After all these procedures have been carried out successfully – The results obtained from them provide valuable information on determining what treatment options should take place based on their severity level such as Surgery radiation therapy chemotherapy among others depending on individual needs!

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How oral cancer is treated?

The treatment of oral cancer involves various approaches depending on factors such as the stage and location of the cancer, as well as the patient’s overall health. The primary treatment options include surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, targeted therapy, and immunotherapy. Surgery involves removing the cancerous tumor and surrounding tissues, while radiation therapy uses high-energy radiation to kill cancer cells. Chemotherapy utilizes anti-cancer drugs to destroy cancer cells, and targeted therapy specifically targets cancer cells or molecular markers. Immunotherapy enhances the body’s immune system to recognize and eliminate cancer cells. The choice of treatment or combination of treatments is determined by a multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals. Regular follow-up and supportive care are crucial for managing this cancer and minimizing treatment-related side effects.

How oral cancer starts?

Oral cancer typically originates in the cells that line the mouth and throat. The leading risk factors include tobacco use, excessive alcohol consumption, HPV infection, family history, poor oral hygiene, weakened immune system, and an unhealthy diet. Regular dental check-ups and screenings are crucial for early detection.

Why oral cancer occurs?

The exact cause of oral cancer is not always known, but there are several factors that can increase the risk of developing the disease. The primary risk factors include tobacco use (including smoking and smokeless tobacco), excessive alcohol consumption, certain strains of the human papillomavirus (HPV) infection, a weakened immune system, poor oral hygiene, a diet lacking in fruits and vegetables, and a family history of oral cancer. It’s important to note that having one or more of these risk factors does not necessarily mean that a person will develop oral cancer, but they can increase the likelihood. Regular dental check-ups and maintaining a healthy lifestyle are important for reducing the risk of oral cancer.

 

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