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If oral cancer spreads
Cancer cells can spread from the mouth to other parts of the body. This spread is called metastasis.
Understanding how a type of cancer usually grows and spreads helps your healthcare team plan your treatment and future care. Oral cancer can spread differently depending on where in the mouth it starts. If oral cancer spreads, it can spread to the following:
Reducing the burden of cancer
Canadians can help CCS fund the best research and support people living with cancer by donating and volunteering.