Velo Light/Oral cdx

OralCDx’s oral brush biopsy allows dentists to easily and painlessly test common, harmless-looking, unexplained red and white spots that may in fact be precancer or cancer.

Approximately 35,000 people in the US will be newly diagnosed with oral cancer in 2008. This is the third year in a row in which there has been an increase in the rate of occurrence of oral cancers, in 2007 there was a major jump of over 11% in that single year.While some think this is a rare cancer, mouth cancer will be newly diagnosed in about 100 new individuals each day in the US alone. When found early, oral cancers have an 80 to 90 % survival rate.