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    Mayo Clinic doctors have extensive experience diagnosing and treating mouth cancers. Each year, more than 1,000 people with mouth cancer receive care at Mayo Clinic.

    Mayo Clinic Cancer Center meets strict standards for a National Cancer Institute comprehensive cancer center, which recognizes scientific excellence and a multidisciplinary approach to cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

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