Cancer of the oral cavity

 

Cancer of the oral cavity or mouth cancer comprises one of the most common types of head and neck cancer with cancer of the oral tongue (front part of tongue) being particularly common.

Here are some useful links.

Beyond Five is a well-known Australian organisation set up to educate and support head and neck cancer patients through diagnosis, treatment and recovery beyond the five-year mark. They have some links to head and neck cancer medical teams in New Zealand.

https://www.beyondfive.org.au/types/oral-cancer/what-is-oral-cancer

From the Mayo Clinic, one of the leading US hospitals.

https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/mouth-cancer/symptoms-causes/syc-20350997

Macmillan Cancer Support in the UK has some readable information.

https://www.macmillan.org.uk/cancer-information-and-support/head-and-neck-cancer/mouth-cancer