Join the HNCA HeadsUp! Social Media Campaign


Designed specifically for head and neck cancer patients, survivors, caregivers, and medical staff, the HNCA HeadsUp! Campaign allows individuals to personalize a HeadsUp! message about their own cancer journey and what they wish others to know about head and neck cancer.

Although head and neck cancer is ranked as the sixth leading cancer worldwide, much more education is needed and so vitally important. Head and neck cancer includes cancers of the thyroid, mouth, nose, sinuses, salivary glands, throat and lymph nodes. The HNCA HeadsUp! Campaign gives voice to those who have personally faced head and neck cancer and offers a way to share on social media.

HNCA has developed social media artwork frames to personalize and upload on social media sites: Facebook, Twitter, to name a few. Initially, HNCA plans to feature those who wish to participate in several different ways:

HNCA HeadsUp! Tuesday
Each Tuesday, HNCA will select a HeadsUp! frame to highlight on the HNCA Facebook and Twitter pages.

HeadsUp! Honor Wall
HNCA is developing an honor wall with all the HeadsUp! messages we receive and will be featured on the HNCA website, headandneck.org.

Here’s how you can participate in HNCA HeadsUp!

Print out the printable HeadsUp! sign template. Take a photo of yourself with the printable HeadsUp! sign template to use for the HNCA HeadsUp! campaign or use the Facebook Frame Feature and include your message in your photo caption description. Please include the following in your photo or caption:

  • Your brief message
  • Type of cancer
  • State or Country, if not US

When posting, please sure to include #HNCAHEADSUP in the caption for Facebook and Twitter to be featured on the HNCA HeadsUp! Tuesday and Honor Wall. If you do not own a Facebook or Twitter account and would still like to participate, please send your photo that followed the instructions above to info@headandneck.org to be featured on our website and social media.

Facebook:

Instructions on how to use the Facebook frame feature can also be found here.

Desktop:
    1. Take a photo of yourself with the printable HeadsUp! sign template that is provided on this page. The printable HeadsUp! sign template can be also found be on the HNCA FB page. In the printable HeadsUp! sign template, please include the following:
      • Your brief message
      • Type of cancer
      • State or Country, if not US
    2. Upload your photo on to your Facebook page.
    3. To add a frame to your profile picture, first find the frame on the HNCA Facebook Page in our Timeline.
    4. Tap Try it below the post.
    5. OR:

    6. Go to the profile picture Frame Feature page.
    7. Search HNCA to find the two Facebook frames that are available for the HNCA HeadsUp! Campaign.
    8. Tap Use as Profile Picture to save.
    9. When posting, please be sure to include #HNCAHEADSUP in the caption.
    10. If you are not using the printable HeadsUp! sign template, include the information in the caption with the #HNCAHEADSUP.

Mobile Phone:
    1. Take a photo of yourself with the printable HeadsUp! sign template that is provided on this page. The printable HeadsUp! sign template can be also found be on the HNCA FB page. In the printable HeadsUp! sign template, please include the following:
      • Your brief message
      • Type of cancer
      • State or Country, if not US
    2. Upload your photo on to your Facebook page.
    3. To add a frame to your profile picture, first find the frame on the HNCA Facebook Page in our Timeline.
    4. Tap Try it below the post.
    5. Select the picture you want to use a tap Use as Profile Picture to save.
    6. When posting, please be sure to include #HNCAHEADSUP in the caption.
    7. If you are not using the printable HeadsUp! sign template, include the information in the caption with the #HNCAHEADSUP.
    8. Make sure your app is updated to the latest versions.

    For assistance, please contact Dalena Huynh, dhuynh@headandneck.org.

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I believe that my success as a cancer patient is first due to the process of recognition on a basic level, that something in my body was not the same as it was and I was worse off.Jessica Tar
National Spokesperson for HNCA & squamous cell carcinoma survivor