Understanding Your Diagnosis
Oral Cancer: Tests After Diagnosis
Tests after a diagnosis of oral cancer can help your healthcare provider learn more about your cancer to help decide the best treatment.
- Oral Cancer: Stages
The stage of a cancer is how much and how far the cancer has spread in your body. The stage of a cancer is one of the most important things to know when deciding how to treat the cancer.
Detailed information on biopsy, including the most common types of biopsy, such as endoscopic biopsy, bone marrow biopsy, excisional biopsy, incisional biopsy, fine needle aspiration biopsy, punch biopsy, shave biopsy, and skin biopsy
Oral Cancer: Newly Diagnosed
Being told you have oral cancer can be scary, and you may have many questions. But you have people on your healthcare team to help.
Oral Cancer: Your Chances for Recovery (Prognosis)
Prognosis is the word your healthcare team may use to describe your chances of recovering from cancer. Or it may mean your likely outcome from cancer and cancer treatment. A prognosis is a calculated guess. It’s a question many people have when they learn they have cancer.