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Cancer of the Tongue is One of Oral Cancer Types

Since tongue is the part of mouth, cancer of the tongue is one of oral cancer types. However, not all cancers occur at tongue are considered oral cancer. Only two third parts from the front of tongue is classified as oral cancer. Cancers, which located in the back of the tongue is considered head and neck cancer type. If we talk about tongue cancer, it should be referring to cancer that occurs in the front part of the tongue. From many cases, it usually develops in the thin cells that cover tongue surface called squamous cells.Cancer of the Tongue – Symptoms and TreatmentsUnderstanding symptom of tongue cancer could help early detection and the cure. The symptoms are mostly not specific in the early stage such as sore in the mouth, sore throat, and red patch in the tongue that we may confuse it with a cold or mouth ulcer. As cancer of the tongue grows, more symptoms will occur. The symptoms are including persistent pain in the tongue, jaw, and other part of the mouth, lump inside th


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