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Cigarette smoking and excessive alcohol consumption cause a majority of oral cancer cases, according to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research. Users of smokeless tobacco products such as snuff, dip or chewing tobacco are up to 50 times more likely t...


Gum cancer, or oral cancer, symptoms include lumps, swelling, white or red patches, and unexplained bleeding, according to WebMD. Other symptoms include numbness, a change in the way the teeth fit together and sores that do not heal within two weeks.


The usual signs and symptoms of cancer include significant weight loss, fever, fatigue and pain, states the American Cancer Society. Cancer's signs and symptoms depend on its location and size and the extent of its effect on the body's organs and tissues.


Gum and other oral cancers are often treated by a team of doctors that may include oncologists, surgeons, radiation oncologists, otolaryngologists and dentists, explains the American Society of Clinical Oncology. Oral cancers can be treated with chemotherapy, radiation ...


Skin cancer symptoms include moles that change in size, color or texture; flat lesions with a crusted surface; and a pearly, waxy bump. There are several different types of skin cancer, and each presents with a slightly different set of symptoms, as stated by Mayo Clini...


A variety of symptoms, such as loose teeth, difficulty swallowing and a sore in the mouth that does not heal, can be signs of mouth cancer, according to Mayo Clinic. Any symptoms that last more than two weeks should be checked by a doctor or dentist.


Seizures, headaches, weakness and clumsiness are among the more common symptoms of brain cancer, according to WebMD. Weakness and clumsiness may make walking or other activities more difficult. Other generalized symptoms include vision changes, nausea and vomiting, diff...