Symptoms and causes

Common causes of oral cancer include alcohol consumption 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: 26/03/2021
Supervising author: Dr Marin Eline, Dr Borghgraef Kristin