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Lip and Oral (Mouth) Cancer

patient with mouth exam physicianThe experts at Penn Head and Neck Cancer are leaders in diagnosing and treating all forms of lip and oral cancer. Lip and oral cancer refers to cancers of the mouth that can affect, the lip, tongue, floor of mouth, inner cheek, gums, jaw and hard palate.

Having pioneered the latest advancements in modern surgical techniques for mouth cancer, our head and neck cancer specialists are highly experienced in treating even the most complex cases. The Penn Head and Neck team is multidisciplinary, consisting of experts from Penn, Ear Nose and Throat and the Abramson Cancer Center. Our team creates individualized treatment plans with collaboration from:

  • Dieticians
  • Endocrinologists
  • Head and neck surgeons
  • Integrative medicine specialists
  • Maxillofacial prosthodontists
  • Medical oncologists
  • Oral medicine physicians
  • Oral/maxillofacial surgeons
  • Otorhinolaryngologists
  • Radiation oncologists
  • Radiologists
  • Reconstructive surgeons
  • Speech/language pathologists