Don't miss an issue! Renew/subscribe for FREE today.

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month: How Can You Help?

Posted on Monday, March 30, 2015

From the Oral Cancer Foundation:

"Close to 43,250 Americans will be diagnosed with oral or pharyngeal cancer this year. It will cause over 8,000 deaths, killing roughly 1 person per hour, 24 hours per day. Of those 43,250 newly diagnosed individuals, only slightly more than half will be alive in 5 years. (Approximately 57%) This is a number which has not significantly improved in decades."  

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month. Check out these resources:

Go to: for more information from the Oral Cancer Foundation and how you can get involved.


Resource Articles:

The Challenge of Early Oral Cancer Detection and the Promise of Salivary Diagnostics

Inside Dentistry, February 2015


Using Adjunctive Devices for Oral Cancer Screening

Inside Dentistry, April 2014


Roundtable: Should Dental Practitioners Perform a Cancer Exam on Every Patient?

Inside Dentistry, February 2014


Advancing Wellness in the Dental Office Through Use of Screening and Diagnostic Technology (Continuing Education)

Compendium, November/December 2013


Tissue Fluorescence for Early Oral Cancer Detection

Inside Dentistry, September 2013


Making Oral Cancer Screening the Standard of Care

Inside Dental Assisting, March/April 2013


Head and Neck Skin Cancer: Dentists’ Responsibility in Early Detection

Compendium, March 2013


Dentistry’s Proactive Role in Preventing Disease

Compendium, January 2013


Potentially Malignant Lesions of the Oral Cavity

Compendium Supplement, September 2011


Oral Diagnosis in the General Practice

Compendium Supplement, September 2011


Oral Cancer Detection Equipment

Inside Dentistry, July/August 2011


Oral Cancer Screening

Inside Dentistry, March 2010


Changes in the Demographics of Oral Cancer

Inside Dentistry, July/August 2009


Roundtable: how the revelatory information regarding the numbers and hypothesized mechanisms of oropharyngeal cancer caused by human papillomavirus has changed the “face of oral cancer

Inside Dentistry, April 2009


A General Practitioner’s Perspectives on Oral Cancer Diagnosis and Management

Inside Dentistry, February 2008


Oral Cancer Screening: a Paradigm Shift for the General Practitioner

Inside Dentistry, January 2008


Oral Cancer—What to Look For

Inside Dentistry, March 2007


Oral Cancer Screening Aids

Inside Dentistry, November/December 2007



Recent Headlines

© 2024 BroadcastMed LLC | Privacy Policy