Oral Cancer

Life in remission

The recovery varies for different treatment methods. Chemotherapies and radiation therapies can be extremely painful and overwhelming. Post Surgery symptoms can cause Pain and swelling in and around the cured area.

Negative effects of Radiation therapy on the body include a sore throat, tooth decay, Nausea and vomiting, jaw stiffness and pain, weight loss, and Fatigue. Adverse effects of Chemotherapy include hair loss, diarrhea, numbness in the hands and feet, Nausea and vomiting, and poor appetite.

Targeted therapies can also have negative effects on the body, such as fever, headache, skin rashes, and allergic reactions. The treatments of Oral Cancer can have side effects, but they are essential to help prevent further damage caused by the cancer cells.