Oral cancer as the name suggest is cancer of your mouth. These are present as sores that grow in the mouth which are hard to get relieved of unless treated. These sores damage the surrounding tissue damaging the cells in the mouth.
Oral cancer not only includes the cancer of gums and the inner lining tissues but also includes the cancer in the inner lining of your cheeks, throat, lips, mouth palate, floor of the mouth, roof of the mouth and tongue.
Not every patient feels pain in cancer; even if you feel Pain in cancer, it is normal. However, if you have cancer that is spreading or recurring, your chances of having pain are greater.
Cancer pain can be of different types. It can be achy, dull, sharp, or burning sensation. It can also be constant, intermittent, moderate, or severe. The pain you feel depends on many factors. Including the type, the origin, stage of cancer, and also depends on your pain tolerance.
How Eric Lefkofsky is Using Technology to Curb Cancer
Cancer is a complex disease which has now affected a significant percentage of the world’s population in a way. Advances in research have shown cancer to be a genetic disease which can be fought well at a molecular level. This means that there is a set of unique genetic formation for a cancer patient as well as cancer.
Since the fight against cancer has trickled down to a molecular level, data is very crucial if this precision medicine is to succeed. One of the leading labs in data collection is Tempus Labs Inc. The co-founder is a billionaire businessman Eric Lefkofsky whose goal is to help with personalised treatments for cancer patients.
A Biopsy is a medical test which is mostly used in the medical field to diagnosis diseases mostly concerns to cancers and brain tumors.
In common term Biopsy is a medical test in which cells or tissues are removed from the body for used in the examination. Biopsy is a combination of the two Greek words, Bio and Opsia which means life and see.