Do you know that lip may have cancer?
If you don't, then I'll explain it to you. Cancer that occurs
in lip area is called lip cancer. This
is a category of oral cancer and if you already have the symptoms of this type,
you must be careful because if you do not treat soon, it can spread to other
organs of your body. Therefore, treatment in time is necessary to prevent its worst effect. That is the
growth of malignant cells that can spread to areas
around the lips and mouth.
Understand better what it is lip
Lips is one part of the mouth that has
an important role in performing various activities. If
you've got lip cancer, your important
be distracted as the process of inserting the food,
talk, and move the mouth. Imagine if you have it, you
can’t put food in your mouth safely, you can’t pronounce
words correctly when you talk and also produces a
different sound because of the movement of the lips is
In addition to affecting important
activities, the development of lip cancer can also
affect an important role as a shaper of facial
expressions lips of the sufferer. You will have
difficulty in expression such as smiling or frowning.
Therefore, it can be said that the lip is a most
sensitive organ and can adversely affect the important
activity or the basic activities conducted by all the
people all the time.
Most people who have suffered from lip cancer is often got it
in the lower lip and gradually has evolved is likely to spread to other areas.
Stages of this cancer starts from infecting the cells lining the surface of the
lip, followed by stages of penetration into more remote parts along to its
development. Generally, squamous cells (cells forming
cells lining the lips) is an area where
the development of cancer cells and malignant cells. For
this reason, we can know that the general form of this
cancer type is squamous cell carcinoma. And one thing
you should know that malignant cells can lead to cancer tumors after they spread
rapidly in the cell. There's
also some other types of this cancer, it is a basal cell
cancer. The Type of this cancer is not dangerous like
those are in squamous cell carcinoma because the
infected cells are less dangerous and possibly spread to
other areas is very small.
Tumors can be cancerous or benign
depending on how the state of infected cells. Generally,
healthy tissue is less likely to be attacked by a benign
tumor and is not spread to nearby body parts because the
tumor is not destructive. This type of tumor can be
cured and also less likely to relapse. The other tumor
types, the cancer tumor has the opposite properties over benign tumors, they are
destructive and the damage is very high. They change the living cells into malignant
cells in the surrounding area. And the worst, they can
spread through the bloodstream and lymph nodes. For this
reason they are very difficult to remove, and after some
period of time may be coming back.
Tips for treating lip cancer
Early treatment is currently experiencing the best way to
handle it. This is because when in the early stages, only the malignant cells
spread gradually, and before they increase the speed along with the development
of disease, are the appropriate steps to treat it immediately. And you also have
to know what the causes of lip cancer. They are chewing tobacco or smoking. They
inhibit tissue and damage it as well. Get excessive sun exposure and excessive
alcohol consumption can also increase the risk of this disease and generally men
aged over 40 years is more prone to have it. So, stay away from all the causes
is a better way than cure it.
One of the main causes of lip cancer
is HPV (Human Papilloma Virus). They are virus that
develops as a result of the sexual activity of some sex
partners are not carried out safely. Immune become
damaged from the development of this virus and causing
other problems because their immune systems are
weakened. Hence, it needs a strong immune system to
prevent the development as well as against cancer cells
that cause cancer. Eat vegetables, fresh fruits, and
salads in your diet and avoid oily food. And consult
yourself when you experience loss of appetite or unusual
weight loss. Medical check-up routine is a good way to
find out how the development of cancer. Especially for
lip cancer cases, by a medical check-up, you can
detect whether the cancer developing reaches the lips as
the development of cancer of the other body part.
To find out how the intensity or the
nature of cancer is not a difficult thing because of the
basic techniques of diagnosis. To learn How development
or tumor origin can be determined through the method of
CT scan (Computed Tomography), MRI scan (Magnetic
Resonance Imaging), X-ray, ultrasound, and biopsy. And
to detect primary symptoms can be do it through physical
examination of the lips or other mouth area. There is
one technique to find out how cancer cells affect the
body's internal, it is the endoscopic technique. And
sometimes in some cases, it is often advisable to
perform other tests such as exfoliative cytology, PET
scan (Positron Emission Tomography), and barium swallow.
The Line systematic treatment is a way
to treat lip cancer. If cancer is already in an advanced
stage, it is advisable to have some common treatments
such as radiotherapy (radiation treatment) or
chemotherapy (chemical treatment). As for the cancer in
early or middle stages are often treated with surgery by
most people's lips. Cancer patients need to be able to
know the usefulness of treatment thoroughly and
understand its nature before choosing what type of
medication taken because of some kind of treatment can
give side effects and permanent damage to the entire
body especially treated area.
Most of the doctors or health experts always advise cancer
patients to undergo cancer treatments such as radiation therapy, surgery, or
chemotherapy. Basically, these three should be done to prevent cancer growth.
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