Information from Cancer Research UK
This practical tool illustrates the red flags which should prompt referral to secondary care via a suspected cancer pathway.View referral decision guide
Boost your knowledge of oral cancer and contribute to your CPD with this quiz-based module.Take the quiz
Browse images and descriptions of different types of lesion.View resource
Watch a 3 minute video demonstrating how to perform an examination.Watch the video
Cancer Research UK would like to acknowledge the following clinicians for their invaluable input into the development of the Oral Cancer Recognition Toolkit:
Professor Richard Shaw, Professor Peter Brennan, Professor Saman Warnakulasuriya, Dr Afsana Safa, Mr Craig Wales, Professor Mark McGurk, Professor Crispian Scully, Dr Nigel Carter and Dr Bijay Rajlawat.
Medical knowledge and the legislative framework are constantly changing. As new information becomes available changes in treatment, procedures, equipment and the use of drugs is necessary. The authors and editors have, as far as it is possible, taken care to ensure that the information given in this module is accurate and up to date at the time it was created. However, users are strongly advised to confirm that the information complies with current legislation and standards of practice.
To learn more about diagnosing and referring oral cancer, read case studies from Richard Shaw, Professor of Head and Neck Surgery, University of Liverpool and Aintree University Hospital NHS Trust.View patient case studies
Some of the risk factors associated with oral cancer include:
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