Also known as mouth cancer, oral cancer typically starts as a lump, bump or patch in the mouth (these are called “lesions”). Explore the specific types of cancer found in the oral cavity below.
Buccal cancers arise from the inside of the cheeks in the mouth. Learn more.
Lip cancers arise from the skin of the lips. Learn more.
Oral Salivary Gland Cancer
Oral salivary gland cancers arise from the sublingual gland under the tongue or the minor salivary glands throughout the mouth and throat. Learn more.
Mandibular cancer arise from the gums and lower jaw. Learn more.
Hard Palate Cancer
Hard palate cancers arise from the roof of the mouth. Learn more.
Tongue cancers arise from the tissue of the tongue. Learn more.