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Shea Stadium hosts oral cancer screenings

Pre-game pitch: "We told the crowd that early detection is key to survival." ADA President Mark J. Feldman joined dental volunteers inviting baseball fans to oral cancer screenings sponsored by the Queens County Dental Society at New York's Shea Stadium Sept. 9. William Bayer, QCDS executive director, thanked the New York State Dental Foundation and Major League Baseball's New York Mets for delivering the message. Final scores: Several hundred fans screened, "vast majority negative," others referred for further evaluation; Mets 10, Nationals 8.