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Union County and Krause Dental Care Partner to Offer Free Oral Cancer Screenings

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To help raise awareness of oral cancer, the Union County Office of Health Management through the Chronic Disease Coalition of Middlesex and Union Counties has partnered with Krause Dental Care in Cranford to provide free oral cancer screenings.

Doctor Kurt Krause, D.M.D. will be offering free oral cancer screenings on Friday, November 17 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at his dental office, located at 118 North Avenue West, Suite 101 in Cranford.

“I’d like to thank the partners who are involved in this screening, for their efforts to raise awareness of oral cancer and the risks involved,” said Freeholder Chairman Bruce H. Bergen. “Early detection is a key factor to saving lives, and this free service encourages people to get screened as soon as possible.”

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Oral cancer will be diagnosed in an estimated 50,000 Americans this year and can be fatal if gone undetected.

It can be detected early in its development through a simple, painless and quick screening. As with most cancers, early detection dramatically increases the survival rate. Oral cancer screenings are an effective means of finding cancer at its early, highly curable stages.

Dr. Krause is committed to help raise awareness of the importance of early detection of this devastating disease, by encouraging yearly oral cancer screenings as well as educating his patients on the risk factors and early signs and symptoms of oral cancer. 

For more information about oral cancer, visit the Oral Cancer Foundation online at oralcancerfoundation.org.

To make an appointment for a complimentary screening, contact the office of Dr. Krause at 908-272-3001.

For more information about oral cancer screening call the Union County Office of Health Management at 908-518-5620.

For all Union County programs and services visit ucnj.org, call the Public Info Line, 877-424-1234, email info@ucnj.org or use the online Contact Form.

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