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Vancouver Dentists to Offer Oral Cancer Screening with New Device

April 26, 2012 – Approximately 80 dentists across the Lower Mainland waived their usual oral cancer screening fee on April 26 to offer adults a free oral cancer screening using the VELscope Vx® adults a free oral cancer screening using the VELscope Vx®. The non-invasive early-screening oral cancer device can be used by dentists to find abnormalities in the mouth that are not visible to the naked eye. The Vancouver Sun reported on this technology in a story that also gives attention to the increasing number of oral cancer diagnoses being connected to the sexually transmitted infection HPV.

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