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Dr. John Song, a head and neck surgical oncologist, discusses the importance of regular oral cancer screening. 

According to the American Cancer Society, more than 58,000 new cases of oral cancer will be diagnosed in 2024. Both the incidence and death rates for oral cancers have increased in recent years. Despite its potentially devastating consequences, oral cancer often goes unnoticed until it reaches advanced stages.

Watch as Dr. Song discusses why early detection is paramount in combating this disease. Learn about the risk factors, symptoms and lifesaving impact of routine screenings.

Take the first step towards early detection and prevention. Talk with your health care provider about what cancer screenings are right for you. 

Learn more about head and neck cancer care at Northside Hospital Cancer Institute. 

 

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Dr. John I. Song

Specialties: Oncologic Surgery, Head and Neck Surgery

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Dr. John I. Song is a nationally recognized and fellowship-trained head and neck oncologic surgeon. He specializes in the surgical management of head and neck cancers and offers complex head and neck surgery and reconstruction using the most advanced surgical techniques available.

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