Important Information About Oral Cancer
- Oral cancer kills one American every hour.
- Approximately 42,000 people in the United States will be newly diagnosed with oral cancer in 2013.
- In 2013, among the 42,000 diagnosed with oral cancer in the United States, 18,000 will not be alive in five years.
Oral cancer’s high mortality rate is due to late-stage discovery (Stage III and IV)