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Surgery For Carcinoma Tongue
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Frequently Asked Questions


What is Surgery for Carcinoma Tongue?

Carcinoma Tongue is cancers affecting the tongue and may affect other oral tissues as well. Smoking or chewing of tobacco, alcoholism are few of the known causes of oral cancers. Glossectomy is the surgery performed to remove the tongue. Depending on the extent of the tongue tissue removed, glossectomy can be of 3 types and they are:

  1. Hemiglossectomy (Removal of a side of tongue)
  2. Partial Glossectomy (Removal of the part of the tongue)
  3. Total Glossectomy (Total removal of the tongue)


What are the advantages of Carcinoma Tongue Surgery?

Few of the advantages of Carcinoma Tongue Surgery are:

  1. Decreases the growth of cancer cells
  2. Cure or treat oral cancer 
  3. Reduce or stop the spread of cancer to surrounding healthy cells
  4. Prevents the chances of reoccurrence for cancer
  5. Improves patient's quality of life
  6. Improves life expectancy of the individual


What are the signs and symptoms of Carcinoma Tongue?

The symptoms of tongue cancer may include the following:

  1. Red, white or dark patches on the tongue
  2. Persistent sore throat
  3. Sore spot (ulcer) or lump on the tongue
  4. Pain or numbness while swallowing
  5. Bleeding from the tongue


What are the indications of Surgery for Carcinoma Tongue?

Surgical resection of the tongue/glossectomy is often performed in individuals with a confirmed diagnosis of Carcinoma Tongue.


Who are the best surgeons to perform Surgery for Carcinoma Tongue?

A certified and trained ENT Surgeon, Oncologist or a Radiation Oncologist who is well experienced in Surgery for Carcinoma Tongue can perform this surgery.


What is the cost of Surgery for Carcinoma Tongue?

Minimum cost for Surgery for Carcinoma Tongue in Bangalore starts from Rs.50,000

Average expenses for Surgery for Carcinoma Tongue in Bangalore is approximately Rs.97,000

Maximum amount to be paid for Surgery for Carcinoma Tongue in Bangalore rises up to Rs.1,70,000


Cost of Surgery for Carcinoma Tongue depends on factors such as:

  1. Admission charges
  2. Consultation fee
  3. Patient age
  4. Type of hospital


Is Surgery for Carcinoma Tongue a major surgery or minor surgery?

Surgery for Carcinoma Tongue can be either major or minor surgery depending on the patient's medical condition and the area to be treated.


What are the risks and complications associated with Surgery for Carcinoma Tongue?

Risks and complications associated with Surgery for Carcinoma Tongue are:

  1. Partial or total loss of speech
  2. Recurrence of cancer
  3. Nausea or vomiting
  4. Severe tiredness
  5. Hearing impairment
  6. Bleeding problems
  7. Decreased blood count


How long does it take to complete Surgery for Carcinoma Tongue?

Surgery for Carcinoma Tongue may take around 1-2 hours to complete.


What is the recovery time for Surgery for Carcinoma Tongue?

Individuals who undergo Surgery for Carcinoma Tongue may take 1-2 weeks to recover completely.


What is the success rate of Surgery for Carcinoma Tongue?

The success rate of Surgery for Carcinoma Tongue depends on the following factors: 

  1. Patient age and medical condition
  2. Experience of the surgeon
  3. Staging and the extent of tongue cancer
  4. Type of surgery performed


Is Surgery for Carcinoma Tongue Permanent?

Surgery for Carcinoma Tongue is a permanent surgery and is performed when other treatment options fail or ineffective in treating tongue carcinoma.


What are the long-term results of Surgery for Carcinoma Tongue?

Few of the long term results of Carcinoma Tongue Surgery are:

  1. Treatment or cure for tongue cancer
  2. Partial or total loss of speech


Can Surgery for Carcinoma Tongue be detected in the future?

Carcinoma Tongue Surgery can be detected in the future as the tongue of the individual will be missing as a part or whole.


What are the alternatives for Surgery for Carcinoma Tongue?

Few of the alternative treatment options for Carcinoma Tongue are:

  1. Chemotherapy
  2. Radiotherapy