9 doctors weighed in:
Are there symptoms of oral cancer that show up on other areas of your body?
9 doctors weighed in

Dr. Devon Webster
Internal Medicine - Oncology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Oral cancer can cause ear pain, jaw pain or swelling, neck pain or swelling, or headache.

In brief: Yes
Oral cancer can cause ear pain, jaw pain or swelling, neck pain or swelling, or headache.
Dr. Devon Webster
Dr. Devon Webster
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
2 doctors agree
In brief: Metastasis
Oral cancer can metastasize to other areas of the body including lymph nodes, liver, lungs, bone.
Oral cancer should be managed by ENT surgeons. Oral & maxillofacial surgeons in some regions.

In brief: Metastasis
Oral cancer can metastasize to other areas of the body including lymph nodes, liver, lungs, bone.
Oral cancer should be managed by ENT surgeons. Oral & maxillofacial surgeons in some regions.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Dr. Louis Gallia
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Dr. Stanley Ostrow
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
In brief: Yes
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Dr. Stanley Ostrow
Dr. Stanley Ostrow
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1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes in Late Disease
Oral cancers start out small and grow.
They generally grow into the surrounding tissue and cause local damage and ulceration at first. They can spread (metastasize), but that usually happens with advanced disease and is a very poor sign.

In brief: Yes in Late Disease
Oral cancers start out small and grow.
They generally grow into the surrounding tissue and cause local damage and ulceration at first. They can spread (metastasize), but that usually happens with advanced disease and is a very poor sign.
Dr. Simon Rosenberg
Dr. Simon Rosenberg
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