Cancer of the mouth
Oral cancer is a malignant tumor that may occur in different parts of the oral cavity: lips, tongue, throat, etc.
In oral cancer it is observed a highest number of deaths in proportion facts, comparing cases of breast cancer, skin cancer (melanoma), etc. In fact, the mortality rate is 50% of cases.
The main cause of the high degree of mortality is the delayed diagnosis and ignorance of patients for signs of cancer in the mouth.