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nursing care for lip cancer

Your “Lip Cancer treatment near me” search ends here. Get treated at the comfort of your home by Home Health Specialists of Portea. Get Nursing care service for specialized in-home nursing care to treat Lip Cancer.

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what is lip cancer?

Lip Cancer definition states it to be a medical condition diagnosed by cancerous tumours or lesions forming on the tips. You’ll find it to be particularly noticeable during dental healthcare checkups and common lip cancer causes in patients are cigarette smoking, tanning, alcoholism, and too much exposure in the sun.

types of lip cancer

The different lip cancer types found in patients are:

Squamous Cell – 85% of lip cancers are of squamous cell type and it is distinctively characterised by tumours found on the surface layer of the lips and mouth.

Basal Cell – When abnormal cell growth takes place in the deepest epidermis layers of the skin, it’s called basal cell skin cancer.

what are some of the lip cancer causes?

Some of the various lip cancer causes and risks in patients are:

  • Smoking too many cigarette packs
  • Being 40 years old and above
  • Having sexually transmitted infections like the Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
  • Drinking too much alcohol
  • Staying in the sun for prolonged periods of time
  • Tanning in sunny climates

diagnosis of lip cancer

Your doctor will perform a physical examination of your lips if he suspects you have lip cancer. He may recommend the following lip cancer screening tests:

  • CT Scans
  • MRI Scans
  • PET Scans
  • Chest X-rays
  • Endoscopy
  • Complete Blood Count lip cancer diagnostic test

lip cancer treatment

Available lip cancer treatment procedures carried out by doctors or hospitals are as follows:

Radiation Therapy: High-powered energy beams focus on affected or tumorous areas of your lips and kill cancerous cells. Radiation therapy may be recommended based on the results of your lip cancer diagnostic test.

Chemotherapy: Specific drugs and medications will be administered to the affected regions of your lips. Chemotherapy is usually reserved for post-surgery treatment and may be recommended based on the results of lip cancer tests as well.

Immunotherapy: Immunotherapy is recommended for patients whose immune systems are weak. The body fights cancerous tumours from the inside and eradicates them effectively.

Gene Therapy: Gene Therapy has been clinically recognised to be a very effective lip cancer treatment since it specifically targets cancerous tumours only and nothing else. 

when do you need us?

Part of lip cancer care at home is palliative care. If you cannot travel to the hospital and want your testing and lip cancer diagnosis to be done from home, then our team of highly skilled doctors and nurses for lip cancer can help. From your very first home visit to assessment and treatment plan designing, our nurses will guide you every step of the way towards a complete recovery. If complications arise during lip cancer home treatment, you may be recommended to undergo medical procedures at the hospital.

how we can help

Battling the different lip cancer stages of treatment alone can be heartbreaking for many, and it is for that very reason our team was designed. We understand that it takes a lot of patience and nursing to get back on your feet which is exactly what our team of highly trained nursing professionals are here for. Our nurses are experienced in clinical management and most of them have ICU experience, making them suited during times of medical emergencies too. From administrating medications on time to lip cancer treatment at home and nutrition, our team will render you high-quality lip cancer care services that you will remember for a lifetime.


Lip cancer is not a serious condition for many and easily treatable during the early stages, but things take a turn when it gets to advanced stages. Luckily, treatment is possible, and this is where our nursing services take action. For more info, contact our healthcare team.


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