Health Information

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.

  • Biopsy

    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.