Published: Mar. 28, 2007
Updated: Aug. 22, 2011
Cancer treatment can often result in problems with your mouth and throat. These may include:
These problems may clear up without any treatment. Some may require treatment. They may mean your cancer treatment needs to be stopped or delayed.
The tips below may help you deal with mouth soreness that may occur during treatment.
This article is intended as a resource for patients receiving their cancer care at Duke University Hospital or Duke Clinic. It is not intended to substitute for medical advice from your health care team. If your doctor’s instructions differ from the information in this article, please talk with your doctor before making any changes.