Special event hosted by UCSF oral cancer specialists to raise awareness of oral cancer and promote early cancer detection.
Organized by a patient whose oral cancer was discovered and treated by specialists at the UCSF School of Dentistry and School of Medicine, the event will include presentations by a representative of State Assemblywoman Fiona Ma; organizer Carl Hilsz; and UCSF specialists including Dr. Brian Schmidt (oral and maxillofacial surgeon); Dr. Jeanne Quivey (radiation oncologist), Dr. Alan Kramer (medical oncologist) and Dr. Pablo Leon (surgeon).
Thursday, April 17
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
UCSF Faculty Alumni House
745 Parnassus Avenue, 1st Floor
Oral cancer is the 6th most common form of cancer in the United States and is treatable when caught early, which often occurs during routine dental exams.
## Interview, Photo and Video Opportunities:
UCSF oral cancer specialists, patient and public officials.
## Media Contact:
Kristen Bole, UCSF News Office, 415-476-2557.
## About the UCSF School of Dentistry
The UCSF School of Dentistry is among the nation’s premier graduate-level dental schools, conducting advanced research in the field and providing excellent dental care to the local and extended community.