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Oral cancer is cancer of the mouth.


Mucous membrane lesion, lump, or ulcer:

  • May be a deep, hard-edged crack in the tissue
  • Most often pale colored, may be dark or discolored
  • On the tongue, lip, or other mouth area
  • Usually painless at first (may develop a burning sensation or pain when the tumor is advanced)
  • Usually small

Additional symptoms that may be associated with this disease:


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