MOUTH CANCER

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Mouth Cancer

Mouth cancer has the same meaning as oral cancer. Oral Cancer occurs in any part of the mouth; on the tongue's surface, in the lips, inside the cheek, in the gums, in the roof and floor of the mouth, in the tonsils, and also the salivary glands. Oral cancer is a type of head and neck cancer, and is often treated similarly to other head and neck cancers.

Symptoms of Oral / mouth Cancer

Most patients have no detectable symptoms during the early stages of oral cancer. Smokers, heavy drinkers should have regular checkups with their dentists as they are often able to identify signs of oral cancer. Common Oral Cancer symptoms include:

Patches on the lining of the mouth or tongue, usually red or red and white in color 
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Causes of Mouth Cancer

A risk factor is anything that increases that likelihood of developing a disease or condition. For example, regular smoking increases the risk of developing Oral cancer, therefore smoking is a risk factor for Oral Cancer. The risk factors for mouth cancer include:

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Best Doctors and Cost

Dr Piyush Mehta and Dr Nitin Naik are the best and extensively trained cancer specialist and cancer surgeon in Punjab, India for treatment of mouth cancer at Bahra Hospital, Mohali. The cost of Mouth Cancer Treatment depends upon the stage of the cancer. In early stage mouth or oral cancer the treatment could be surgery followed by chemotherapy or radiotherapy. Whereas in case of advanced stage it could be chemotherapy/radiotherapy followed by surgery. Hence the exact cost for the cancer treatment cannot be ascretained as it depends upon case to case. If you have an individual health insurance policy then this surgery is covered after a period of 1 month from the date of inception of the policy. However if you are a beneficiary of company given policy then the surgery is covered from day one. Always go through the terms of your health insurance policy like room rent capping and co-payment to avoid any kind of financial shocks later on.

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