St. Joseph Mercy Oakland (SJMO) will offer a free community-wide Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Screening event Wednesday, March 11. The free screening will be offered by the SJMO Cancer program in cooperation with the Dental Residency program. Colleagues and volunteers are encouraged to participate, along with the public.
The screening is quick and easy. It is noninvasive and painless. Participants should sign up for a 10-minute appointment between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. that day. Appointments may be made by calling 1-800-372-6094. The screening will take place in the Franco Communications Center at the north end of the hospital.
Oral, head and neck cancer is the sixth most common form of cancer in the United States and 40,000 cases are diagnosed annually.
For more information, click here to see a flyer about the event.