Oral cancer

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Oral cancer
TermOral cancer
Short definitionOral Cancer - (pronounced) (OR-ul KAN-ser) Cancer that forms in tissues of the oral cavity (mouth) or oropharynx (the part of the throat at the back of the mouth) 
TypeCancer terms

Oral cancer - (pronounced) (OR-ul KA-vih-tee KAN-ser) Cancer that forms in the tissues of the oral cavity (mouth). The tissues of the oral cavity include the lips, the lining of the cheeks and lips, the front two-thirds of the tongue, the upper and lower gums, the floor of the mouth under the tongue, the bony palate, and the small area behind the wisdom teeth

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