Goals of the Treatment of Cancer of the Oral Cavity

The goals of the treatment of cancer of the oral cavity are:

  • Cure of the cancer

  • Preservation or restoration of speech, mastication, swallowing, and external appearance

  • Minimization of the sequelae of treatment such as dental decay, osteonecrosis of the mandible, and trismus

  • Awareness of the risk of subsequent primary tumors and their management.


Jatin P. Shah, Snehal G. Patel & Bhuvanesh Singh. “Jatin Shah’s Head and Neck Surgery and Oncology.” Apple Books. https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/jatin-shahs-head-and-neck-surgery-and-oncology/id535088692?mt=11




Rodrigo Arrangoiz MS, MD, FACS a head and neck surgeon and is a member of Sociedad Quirúrgica S.C at the America British Cowdray Medical Center.

He is first author on some publications on oral cavity cancer:


• General surgery:

• Michigan State University:

• 2004 al 2010

• Surgical Oncology / Head and Neck Surgery / Endocrine Surgery:

• Fox Chase Cancer Center (Filadelfia):

• 2010 al 2012

• Masters in Science (Clinical research for health professionals):

• Drexel University (Filadelfia):

• 2010 al 2012

• Surgical Oncology / Head and Neck Surgery / Endocrine Surgery:

• IFHNOS / Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center:

• 2014 al 2016

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