Mouth problems and treatments

There are different ways you can cope with mouth problems caused by cancer and its treatments. These include mouthwashes, painkillers and changes to your diet and mouth care routine.

Mouth care

Looking after your mouth is important when you have cancer. You can get useful tips on how to cope with common mouth problems.

Resources and support

There are lots of organisations, support groups and helpful books to help you understand mouth problems and get the treatment and support you need. 

Last reviewed: 
22 Mar 2021
Next review due: 
22 Mar 2024
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