Published in Surgery Litigation and Law Weekly, October 13th, 2006
Tongue cancer begins as a small lump or thick white patch on the tongue that may be painful or tender. With time the lump turns into an ulcer with a firm, raised rim and a center that bleeds easily. If untreated the tumor will grow causing the tongue to become rigid and hard making swallowing and speech difficult.
The author of "Prognostic Factors in Early Cancer of the Oral Tongue," is Anders Westerborn MD, Chair, Department of...
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