What is oral cancer?

Oral cancer includes cancers of the mouth and the back of the throat. Oral cancers develop on the tongue, the tissue lining the mouth and gums, under the tongue, at the base of the tongue, and the area of the throat at the back of the mouth.
The medical team at MGM Hospital CBD works closely with each patient to develop an individualized treatment plan that addresses their specific needs and helps them achieve the best possible outcomes. They also provide support services such as nutrition counseling, pain management, and psychological support to help patients manage the physical and emotional challenges of living with cancer.



If you have any of the following oral cancer symptoms, get in touch with our hospital right once to speak with a medical expert:

  • Unexplained bleeding in the mouth.
  • Unexplained numbness, loss of feeling, or pain/tenderness in any area of the face, mouth, or neck.
  • Persistent sores on the face, neck, or mouth that bleed easily and do not heal within 2 weeks.
  • A soreness or feeling that something is caught in the back of the throat.
  • Difficulty chewing or swallowing, speaking, or moving the jaw or tongue.
  • Hoarseness, chronic sore throat, or change in voice.
  • Ear pain.
  • Swelling or pain in your jaw. If you wear dentures, they might be uncomfortable or hard to put in.
  • A change in the way your teeth or dentures fit together.
  • Dramatic weight loss.


If you have any of the following oral cancer causes, I advise you to get in contact with MGM hospital and communicate with a medical expert:

  • Mouth cancers form when cells on the lips or in the mouth develop changes (mutations) in their DNA. A cell's DNA contains the instructions that tell a cell what to do. The mutations changes tell the cells to continue growing and dividing when healthy cells would die. The accumulating abnormal mouth cancer cells can form a tumor. With time they may spread inside the mouth and on to other areas of the head and neck or other parts of the body.
  • Mouth cancers most commonly begin in the flat, thin cells (squamous cells) that line your lips and the inside of your mouth. Most oral cancers are squamous cell carcinomas.
  • It's not clear what causes the mutations in squamous cells that lead to mouth cancer.


The MGM hospital CBD belapur medical staff makes the following essential actions to decrease the risk of issues:

  • Tobacco use is one of the strongest risk factors for head and neck cancers, including oral cavity and oropharyngeal cancer.
  • Drinking alcohol increases the risk of developing oral cavity and oropharyngeal cancers. Heavy drinkers have a higher risk than light drinkers.
  • Smoking and drinking alcohol together multiplies the risk of these cancers.


The key to preventing oral cancer is prevention to reduce your risk factors and keeping good dental health. Here are some particular steps people can take to prevent oral cancer. I suggest contacting MGM hospital:

  • Don't smoke or use any tobacco products and drink alcohol in moderation (and refrain from binge drinking).
  • Eat a well-balanced diet.
  • Limit your exposure to the sun. Repeated exposure increases the risk of cancer on the lip, especially the lower lip. When in the sun, use UV-A/B-blocking sun protective lotions on your skin, as well as your lips.

How is it diagnosed?

Oral cancer is typically diagnosed through a combination of physical examination and diagnostic tests. The following are the typical steps in diagnosing oral cancer. I recommend contacting our team:
As part of your routine dental exam, your dentist will conduct an oral cancer screening exam. Your dentist knows what a healthy mouth should look like and probably has the best chance of spotting any cancer. Experts recommend getting checked every year starting at age 18, and sooner if you start smoking.
MGM Hospital CBD's team of specialists may recommend one or more of these diagnostic procedures to accurately diagnose oral cancer and develop an appropriate treatment plan for the patient.MGM Hospital CBD provides various diagnostic procedures to evaluate patients with suspected oral cancer, including:
• Physical examination
• Biopsy
• Imaging tests
• Endoscopy


How is it treated?

MGM Hospital CBD's team of expert doctors and specialists are committed to providing personalized and comprehensive care for patients with oral cancer. They use advanced surgical techniques and state-of-the-art equipment to ensure safe and effective treatment, while also providing supportive care and rehabilitation services to help patients achieve the best possible outcomes.
We provide unparalleled skill and experience in mouth cancer surgery. Our techniques include innovative approaches to preserve your appearance and the function of your mouth. We deliver more effective radiation therapy directly to tumors using the most precise methods available. These treatments are tailored specifically for mouth cancers.

Follow-up care

You will receive expert follow-up care from your medical team after you have completed treatment to help guide your recovery. Our patients receive long-term follow-up care from a nurse practitioner who specializes in the medical needs of people who been treated for head and neck cancer that can surface years later.


Our pathology and imaging experts have vast experience in making a precise diagnosis of the type and extent of mouth cancer that you may have. Individualized treatment plans designed by our rehabilitation experts help you manage problems with speech, swallowing, and other side effects of mouth cancer and its treatment.

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