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Local dentists offer oral cancer screening on April 12


Last updated 4/4/2013 at Noon

FALLBROOK – In honor of April being Oral Cancer Awareness month, the office of Dr. Edwin Stewart and Dr. Shannon Jardina are hosting free oral cancer screenings on Friday, April 12. These screenings will be available to the public from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the office address of 521 East Alvarado Street.

Unfortunately, oral cancer is not a rare disease. Close to 42,000 Americans will be diagnosed with oral or pharyngeal cancer this year. It will cause over 8,000 deaths, killing roughly one person per hour, 24 hours per day. Of those 42,000 newly diagnosed individuals, only slightly mor...

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