Posted in: Tongue Cancer by Dr. Tarang Krishna
Tongue cancer is a type of oral cancer, where a part of front or sides of the tongue observes the abnormal growth of cancerous cells. The most common type of cancer cells that grow on tongue are of Squamous cell carcinoma
It is advised to be aware of the symptoms and causes of tongue cancer, which helps in early diagnosis of the disease.
1) A lump or swollen patch in tongue (of reddish color)
2) A chronic sore inside the mouth
3) Pain in whole of tongue and mouth
4) Difficulty or pain in swallowing
5) Bad breath
7) Formation of Ulcers
8) Redding or whitening of the tongue
9) Hoarse or impaired voice
10) Bleeding in mouth
11) Enlarged neck
12) Loss of taste
1) Smoking (Tobacco use)
2) Excessive consumption of alcohol
3) Excessive sun exposure to the lips.
4) Human Papillomavirus (HPV) (Sexually transmitted type)
5) Weakened immunity
Surgery – Best for early stage treatment
Transoral surgery. Surgery conducted to remove part of the tongue affected by cancer using specific tools or lasers.
Transoral robotic surgery. A type of robotic surgery that offers better chances of recovery and is completely safe.
Open surgery: In cases where cancer cell has spread to other parts and runs deep down in the throat. A part of the neck is removed to operate on cancer.
Sentinel node biopsy: Another advanced stage surgery, which is conducted to determine the spread of cancer in the lymph nodes.
Reconstructive surgery – It is suggested for cases where the tumor has resulted in disfigurement in the head, face, or jaw in order to restore the appearance of the patient.
High-intensity X-rays directed to the part affected by the disease. Radiation waves target cancerous cells with accuracy and precision to achieve complete recovery.
Use of anticancer drugs to kill the cancerous cells present in the body. It is best suited for patients with higher stages of cancer.
CHC’s Immunotherapy Treatment for Tongue Cancer
Cancer Healer Center, a leading cancer hospital provides immunotherapy tongue cancer treatment in India. They use advanced drugs to strengthen immune T-cells to kill cancer in the body. The treatment is completely risk-free and has resulted in numerous recoveries.
For further information, consult Cancer Healer center.