Oral cancer

  • Alternative Names

    Cancer - mouth; Mouth cancer; Head and neck cancer; Squamous cell cancer - mouth


    Prevention
    • Avoid smoking or other tobacco use
    • Have dental problems corrected
    • Limit or avoid alcohol use
    • Practice good oral hygiene

    References

    National Comprehensive Cancer Network Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology: Head and Neck Cancers. National Comprehensive Cancer Network; 2009. Version 2.2009.

    Posner M. Head and neck cancer. In: Goldman L, Ausiello D, eds. Cecil Medicine. 23rd ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2007: chap 200.

    Wein RO, Malone JP, Weber RS. Malignant neoplasms of the oral cavity. In: Flint PW, Haughey BH, Lund VJ, et al, eds. Cummings Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery. 5th ed. St. Louis, Mo: Mosby Elsevier; 2010:chap 96.