While most other cancers are declining, oral cancer continues to rise, affecting over 43,000 Americans in 2014 alone. Due to late stage discovery, oral cancer kills one American every hour. Increased awareness and more advanced screening technologies enable early detection of oral cancer, thus increasing survival rate of those diagnosed. This year, the Academy of Laser Dentistry (ALD), The Oral Cancer Foundation (OCF) and OralID are partnering to raise awareness of Oral Cancer, and offer Free Oral Cancer Screenings for the public.
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