Baptist Cancer Center — Free Screening — Beaumont, TX

When:
September 11, 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
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2017-09-11T13:00:00+00:00
Where:
Baptist Cancer Center
3555 Stagg Dr
Beaumont, TX 77701
USA
Contact:
409-212-5914

HPV Vaccinations Can Help Prevent oral, Head and Neck Cancers

Dr. Cherie-Ann Nathan

HNCA Board Member and

Head and Neck Surgeon

Frank Summers

Survivor of HPV-derived squamous cell  carcinoma tonsil cancer​

Scott Vetter

Survivor of HPV-related tongue cancer

Scott Vetter and

Dr. Nathan

Discuss HPV-related head and neck cancers

HPV vaccination is recommended for boys and girls, at ages 11-12, to prevent the types of HPV infections that cause oral, head and neck cancers.

Screening will be available to members of “55 Plus”, a program for registered seniors at Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas.

 


1.866.792.4622

440.600.2829




As a decade-long survivor of stage IV tongue cancer and Founder of WesternOhio Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Support, Hank refers to head and neck cancer as an “orphan” cancer: “Very little is known about head and neck cancer, and comparatively, it receives less attention than other cancers. HNCA is working to change this.Hank Deneski
Survivor of Stage IV tongue cancer and Founder of WesternOhio Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Support