Medical Moment: Oral Cancer

Dr. Eric Carlson, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, talks about the causes, diagnosis and treatment options for oral cancer. In this video Dr. Carlson will answer the following questions:

• How does tobacco cause oral cancer?
• What signs or symptoms would a patient experience with oral cancer?
• How does a patient get screened for oral cancer?
• What treatment options are available for oral cancer?

For more information about oral cancer or any of the cancer services available at The University of Tennessee Medical Center, visit our website at or call the Healthcare Coordination office at 865-305-6970.

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