Oral Cancer Resources

Where can I find more oral cancer resources?

The main purpose of this site is to connect you to the very best oral cancer resources on the Internet, so this is a great place to begin. The links below are all reputable sites packed with information to help you learn more about oral cancer. We also recommend visiting our other resource pages broken down by the specific location of the cancer. These include: Mouth Cancer, Gum Cancer, Tongue Cancer and Throat Cancer. If you know of any other helpful links we have left off please let us know in the comment box below, and we will add them to our ever-growing list of oral cancer resources.

Our Top Oral Cancer Resources

  • Oral Cancer Foundation– A non profit organization designed to reduce suffering and save the lives of those affected by oral cancer through prevention, education, research, advocacy and patient support activities. This site has a ton of articles, research and information on all aspects of oral cancer.
  • The American Cancer Society’s Oral Cavity and Oropharyngeal Cancer Detailed Guide– An overview and in depth analysis of oral and oropharyngeal cancer are available in this guide. It includes information on statistics, risk factors, causes, prevention, detection, diagnosis, staging, treating, post treatment and additional oral cancer resources.
  • Cancer Facts and Figures 2011 from the American Cancer Society- A concise, but thorough, document with statistics and information on all different types of cancer, including oral cancer.
  • The National Cancer Institute’s What You Need to Know About Oral Cancer– Excellent oral cancer resource that includes a thorough overview of all that can be involved in oral cancer and its treatment.
  • Oral Cancer Foundation’s CDC Oral Cancer Background Papers– Very detailed oral cancer information intended for researchers and medical professionals.
  • Lip and Oral Cavity Cancer Treatment and Head and Neck Cancer from the National Cancer Institute- Two documents with Information on oral cavity cancers. Includes general information on oral cancer stages, relapse and treatment options.
  • National Comprehensive Cancer Network– An alliance of 21 of the world’s top cancer centers dedicated to improving care for patients diagnosed with cancer. This site has tons of resources and guidelines for oral cancer patients and their families including information on treatments, understanding cancer, living with cancer, payment options and life after cancer.
  • Macmillian.org– An organization based in the UK that is dedicated to improving the lives of people affected by cancer. Their site is filled with tons of information on oral cancer, as well as many other types of cancer.
  • Oral or Oropharyngeal Cancer from the American Society of Clinical Oncology- General overview of throat cancer in the oral cavity and oropharynx.
  • Head and Neck Cancers: The Basics from the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania- Summary of head and neck cancers.
  • Oral Cancer from the American Dental Association– Information on what you should know about oral cancer, plus additional oral cancer resources.
  • Oral Cancer from the A.D.A.M Medical Encyclopedia– Article with the basics of oral cancer.

Additional Oral Cancer Resources with Links to Community Support and Forums

  • The American Cancer Society– The American Cancer Society is a nationwide health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem. Their extremely comprehensive site has tons of oral cancer resources to support you through all stages of cancer, treatment and after treatment.
  • Oral Cancer Foundation Forum– Message board and chat room for oral cancer patients to ask questions, help others, share ideas and opinions and learn from others dealing with oral cancer.
  • Support for People with Oral and Head and Neck Cancer (SPOHNC)
  • Cancer Care Support Groups– Free, professional support for anyone affected by cancer. Online support groups, telephone support groups, and face-to-face support groups are available and are lead by oncology social workers.

Links to our other oral cancer resources broken down by where the cancer begins:

Have you come across any other great oral cancer resources throughout your oral cancer research? We are always looking for recommendations from this community for new articles, web sites or links to add to our list. Please leave a comment in the box below if you know of something we should add.

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