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Oral Cancer: Common Causes and Symptoms

On Sunday, September 18, 2016, members of the Seidner Dental Team participated in the Oral Cancer Foundation Walk/Run for Awareness in Memory of David Nasto. This annual event takes place at Perona Farms in Andover and not only helps to raise money for the Oral Cancer Foundation but to educate the population on the symptoms and treatment options of oral cancer. The 4.1-mile walk/run is also quite inspirational as some of the participants have battled oral cancer themselves. Speakers, tricky trays, raffles, music and a fantastic barbecue are all provided in honor of this gentleman who lost his life to oral cancer. David Nasto passed away in 2006 after an incredible battle with stage IV tongue cancer. He was 47 years old. Awareness, early detection, and early action are vital for the successful treatment of oral cancer. David’s family feels that early detection would have saved his life, so along with The Cancer Foundation, this event offers oral cancer screenings by dental professiona…