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Cancer of floor of mouth

Cancer of floor of mouth: Introduction

Cancer of floor of mouth: The floor of the mouth is a horseshoe-shaped area under the tongue, between the lower jaw bones (the mandible). When a malignant tumor grows in this area it is called floor of the mouth cancer. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Cancer of floor of mouth is available below.

Symptoms of Cancer of floor of mouth

  • A sore in the mouth that continues to grow larger
  • Mouth pain
  • Dentures that no longer fit
  • White, red or dark patches inside the mouth
  • Difficulty moving the jaw
  • more symptoms...»

Treatments for Cancer of floor of mouth

  • Combination of Surgery, Radiation and Chemotherapy
  • Dental exam - Prior to treatment to prevent dental complications during treatment
  • Surgery
  • more treatments...»

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Causes of Cancer of floor of mouth

  • Tobacco and alcohol use including smokeless tobacco (snuff and betel nut)
  • People with certain infections or decreased immunity, such as:
  • Exposure to the human papilloma virus (HPV), especially strains 16 and 18
  • Organ transplant recipients
  • People with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) disease
  • more causes...»

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  1. Cancer of floor of mouth: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
 

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