Mouth cancer

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What is mouth cancer?

Mouth cancer is any cancerous (malignant) growth located in the oral cavity including the lips, tongue, gums, cheeks, roof or floor of the mouth.

Common symptoms reported by people with mouth cancer

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with mouth cancer

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Stomach tumor removal/resection)
Type
Surgery
How many have tried
2
Tried for
mouth cancer (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Suboxone)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)

Data from patients with mouth cancer, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with mouth cancer

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Stomach tumor removal/resection)
Perceived effectiveness
for mouth cancer (1 evaluation)
Side effects
difficulty eating fatigue 3 more
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
mouth cancer (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Suboxone)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with mouth cancer, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has mouth cancer on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 1
30s 3
40s 3
50s 16
60s 14
70+ 6
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 2
30-39 years 3
40-49 years 4
50-59 years 3
60-69 years 2
70+ years 1

Sex

Distribution of sex

52% Female
48% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 21
Not Diagnosed 3

These charts show data from mouth cancer patients who have completed their condition history
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