It includes cancers of the lips, tongue, cheeks, floor of the mouth, hard and soft palate, sinuses, and pharynx (throat).
Oral cancer appears as a sore in the mouth that does not go away (more than three weeks).
These are the 5-year relative survival rates for oral cavity and pharyngeal cancer from the National Cancer Database for people diagnosed between 2007 and 2013.
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