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Deciding on Treatment

  • Oral Cancer: Treatment Choices

    Oral cancer is often curable, especially if it is found early. Treatment can also help control oral cancer, meaning it may help control symptoms or reduce its spread. Once you know the type and stage of oral cancer you have, you and your doctor will decide on a treatment plan. Talking about your treatment choices will be one of the most important discussions that you will have with your doctor.

  • Oral Cancer: Treatment Questions

    These questions can help you communicate with your doctor and know what to expect for your treatment.

  • 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.