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Does oral cancer only develop outside or on the inside of the lip in smoker?

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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Both

Oral cancer will include cancer on the lip, floor of mouth, oral tongue, soft/ hard palate, gum, inner lining of cheek.

In brief: Both

Oral cancer will include cancer on the lip, floor of mouth, oral tongue, soft/ hard palate, gum, inner lining of cheek.
Dr. Liawaty Ho
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology

In brief: Both

Most of the time the lesion is on the inside, but it can develop on the outside as well, particularly in pipe smokers.
There is not much difference in the biology of lip cancer whether inside or outside. Lesions on the outsider more due to sun exposure.

In brief: Both

Most of the time the lesion is on the inside, but it can develop on the outside as well, particularly in pipe smokers.
There is not much difference in the biology of lip cancer whether inside or outside. Lesions on the outsider more due to sun exposure.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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