Diseases & Conditions
Nov 4, 2013
Oral Cancer- Important Signs
While cancers of the lips, cheek, palate and tongue are less common than other cancers, they can be fatal. However, early detection and treatment can improve your chances for survival and recovery dramatically, according to doctors at Washington University.
Posted by: chick
If you have any lump, sore, ulcer or discolored spot in your mouth that doesn't clear up in two to three weeks, you should see your doctor or dentist. Also, if you have symptoms such as persistent sore throats, sores under dentures, difficulty chewing or swallowing, chronic bad breath or a lump on your neck, seek immediate medical attention.