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Diagnosis of oral is suspected based on history and findings of physical examination. If your doctor suspects any lesion in your oral cavity as a possible cancerous growth then biopsy will be done. If the lesion or growth shows presence of cancer in biopsy then tests such as CT scan, MRI scan will be done to stage the disease.
Prognosis of oral cancer depends on the stage of cancer and many other factors such as your health, response to treatment and type of cancer. In general, about 50 per cent of people with oral cancer are alive for more than 5 years after diagnosis. Cure rate of oral cancer diagnosed in early stages is about 90 per cent.