Oral Cancer Awareness Month
Oral Cancer Awareness Month, observed in April, focuses on a national screening campaign to end oral cancer. Oral Cancer awareness in the American public is low. While smoking and tobacco use are still major risk factors, the fastest growing segment of oral cancer patients is young, healthy, nonsmoking individuals who come into contact with the HPV virus. It is important to educate the public through oral health awareness campaigns in order to aid in oral cancer prevention and early detection.
Oral Cancer Awareness Month Sponsor: The Oral Cancer Foundation, The Bruce Paltrow Foundation
To learn more, visit http://www.oralcancer.org