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Cartersville Medical Center to offer free oral cancer screenings
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Cartersville Medical Center to offer free oral cancer screenings

CARTERSVILLE, Ga. -- Cartersville Medical Center will offer free oral, head and neck cancer screenings early next month.

Local doctors will perform the screenings on Friday, Apr. 3 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., at the hospital's Hope Center.

Last year, more than 100,000 Americans were diagnosed with head and neck cancers, according to Cartersville Medical Center. Warning signs include mouth sores that don't heal, persistent mouth pain, difficulty chewing and swallowing, a sore throat, and changes in the voice. Many patients do not recognize the symptoms until it is too late.

Visit cartersvillemedical.com for more information.

Cartersville Medical Center is located at 960 Joe Frank Harris Parkway.

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