WASHINGTON, D.C. (WUSA) -- April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month. For the entire month, dentists around the country are offering free oral cancer screenings.The Oral Cancer Foundation has a list oftheDC metropolitan area screeningson their website.

The foundation is looking for more medical and dental offices to participate in this event. The mission is to increase oral cancer awareness to the American public. According to the Oral Cancer Foundation, one person dies each hour due to the disease.

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