What is the treatment for mouth cancer?

Same as medical. Mouth cancer is treated by excision and is often followed up by chemotherapy and radiation. It is very much like treating cancers any where else in the body.
3. surgery, radiation, chemotherapy. Alone or in combination depending on stage and type of tumor.

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Is there any complete treatment of mouth cancer at age 78?

Yes. Age is not a reason to forego possible curative therapy. Much will depend upon the nature and extent of the cancer itself. Read more...
Oral cancer. typically affects smokers older than 50 years of age, but also presenting at a younger age, particularly in nonsmokers. Most oral cancers begin in the tongue and in the floor of the mouth. Like most of the cancers treatments may include surgery, radiation therapy or chemotherapy. Good luck to you. Read more...

My friends mum has mouth cancer and now has 2 months of stem cell treatment. What can they expect?

Depends... The answer to what the prognosis is for someone with oral cancer having stem cell therapy is best sought from someone involved with her care - it is affected by many factors, including the health of the patient, other health issues coexisting, etc. Any specific answer given by someone unfamiliar with the case would be a guess at best. Read more...
Complex. Complex question. Need more facts before question can be answered. For best care with this problem, seek treatment at university medical center. Read more...

Should I be concerned if my friends mum has mouth cancer and now has 2 months of stem cell treatment. Does anyone know how this is done?

Not sure. ...What you mean. Is this a research trial? Most head and neck cancers (squamous) are treated with one or more of the following in different permutations: surgery, radiation, and/or chemo. I guess we need more information to give you a better answer. Read more...
Ask MDs. Sounds experimental. Not the usual treatment for oral cancer. Ask MDs who are doing the treatment about details. Read more...

What are some treatments for mouth cancer from doing chew?

Many modalities. Treatment of mouth cancers regardless of what the cause is can involve the use of surgery, radiation and/or chemotherapy. Which of these is used depends on the location, size and spread of the cancer. This will be discussed with you by your physicians. Read more...
Surgery. Cancer requires surgical excision of the cancerous cells. Treatment varies depending on the size and severity of the cancer. It may be a simple removal of a small patch of skin, or it could be massive resection of the face and jawbones accompanied by chemo and radiation therapy. If you are concerned about possible cancer from tobacco use, see your dentist right away for an exam. Read more...
Several. Several types. See oral surgeon or ENT doc if you have any of these symptoms: Persistent mouth sore, persistent mouth pain, a lump or thickening in the cheek, a white/red patch on the gums, tongue, tonsil, or lining of the mouth, a sore throat, hoarseness or feeling that something is caught in the throat that does not go away, difficulty swallowing/chewing. Read more...

Are there alternative treatments for mouth cancer besides surgery?

Yes. Surgery is the best treatment for early stages of mouth cancer. More advanced cancers may be treated with radiationl, or a combination of radiation and chemotherapy. Read more...
It depends/yes. There are combination therapies, like surgery and radiation or surgery and chemotherapy. If it is recurrent or metastatic, there is palliative therapy, but the outcome is not very good with 15% 5 year survival. Surgery or radiation for mouth cancer at an early stage is likely the best scenario with a 75% 5 year survival. Read more...

My uncle recently had chemo and radiation therapy for mouth cancer and after some days he can't hear also pus is coming out of ear?

Ear infection. It sounds like an ear infection that may have been enhanced by the immunosuppressive impact of the chemo and radiation. Get him to a primary care provider for an evaluation to protect him from permanent hearing loss. Read more...
Get an exam. Chemo and especially radiation for head and neck cancers can cause eustachian tube dysfunction which causes a "full" feeling in the ear and can cause diminished hearing. Radiation can also dry some of the normal wax in the ear canal causing obstruction. This needs to be carefully cleaned either by the ENT doctor or the radiation doctor. Read more...

What symptoms appear in mouth (oral) cancer, treatment?

Depengs. It would depend on the type of treatment. Surgery would result in symptoms based on the tissues resected. Chemotherapy likely inflammed mucosal lining and metal taste in mouth. Radiation sore swollen mucosa and dry mouth.J. Read more...
Signs and Symptoms. Non-healing red and/or white patch or ulcer. Unusual progressive swelling or enlargement of any part of oral tissue. Tooth mobility without cause. Unusual oral or nose bleeding. If concerned, see your dentist for examination and cancer screening. Read more...

My dad is 65 and has a slow growing tumour on the floor of his mouth. He's had oral cancer 5x & no more treatment is possible. How long does he have?

Hard to say but... This is impossible for anyone to know, esp. Since you have not told us the type of tumour he has (there are mult. Possibilities). But even if we knew it is hard to predict. I question whether no treatment is possible. Get second (; 3rd) opinions. Even if conventional options are exhausted alternative therapies- diet, herbs, homeopathy, acupuncture, mind-body approaches etc. Could extend his life. Read more...
Impossible to say. It depends on the specific cell type of the tumor and how aggressive it is. Read more...
No Physician Knows. It is impossible to make accurate, reliable predictions for any individual, at any time. Occasionally physicians suggest time frames based on loosely defined averages of groups of people, but even a physician very familiar with your father's situation cannot predict with much accuracy. As embodied souls with a mind, complex+fragile brain running a complex+fragile body with millions of orders/sec:. Read more...
There's no telling. It could be tomorrow. It could be years. Enjoy each day with him. Read more...
Hard to tell. If the tumor is not that aggressive (slow growing) and he maintains the ability to swallow and breath for a while, he may be able to do quite well for a while. It really depends on the type of the tumor, its growth and the involvement of the adjacent organs. Read more...