Symptoms and causes

Two common causes of oral cancer are alcohol and smoking.

Diagnosis and treatment

Early diagnosis and treatment are very important and can make a great difference for survival. In case of a suspicious lesion, a piece of tissue (biopsy) will be taken to determine whether or not it is malignant.

Treatment centres and specialisations

Integrated Cancer Centre in Ghent
Ear, nose, and throat diseases
Stomatology and Maxillofacial Surgery

Latest publication date: 11/08/2021
Supervising author: Dr Vermeiren Judith, Dr Borghgraef Kristin