Cancer and its treatment can cause mouth problems. Treatments can help and there are things you can do yourself.
Mouth problems can happen with various cancers and also with treatments, such as chemo. Here’s a guide to what causes mouth problems and how to treat them.
There are various ways of treating the mouth problems that cancer can cause. They include mouthwashes, artificial saliva and jaw exercises.
Researchers are looking into preventing mouth problems after treatment, making any problems less severe and helping people who develop mouth problems.
Looking after your mouth is important when you have cancer. You can get useful tips on how to cope with common mouth problems.
There are lots of organisations, support groups and helpful books to help you understand mouth problems and get the treatment and support you need.
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