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Overview of Oral Cancer

Oral cancer is an abnormal growth of cells in the oral cavity. Oral cancers are relatively common and highly curable if found and treated at an early stage.

Oral Cancer Treatment

Oral cancer is curable, especially if it is found early. Your Baylor Scott & White Health team will be able to answer questions you have about treatment options and side effects.

Your treatment plan will be determined by your care team based on age, medical history, type and stage of oral cancer, and personal preferences. Options may include:

Specialized Centers for Oral Cancer Care

The Head and Neck Cancer Program at Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center at Dallas is staffed by a team of medical and surgical oncologists, as well as oral surgeons to offer advanced solutions for patients diagnosed with all stages of head and neck cancers.

The Comprehensive Head and Neck Cancer Program at Baylor Scott & White All Saints Medical Center – Fort Worth combines medical expertise and advanced solutions for treating patients with all stages of head and neck cancers.

Baylor Scott & White Vasicek Cancer Treatment Center – Temple, located in Temple, Texas, offers a multidisciplinary head and neck cancer team, including oncologists, oral surgeons, nutritionists and many others, to care for you.

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