Brushing Away Oral Cancer

August 20, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
Every hour, one person dies of oral cancer. Of the 36,000 people who will be diagnosed this year, only slightly more than half will be alive in five years. Survivor rates are so low because often it's not detected until it's too late. Now, a simple, painless test at the dentist's office could save your life.