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Host Registration for OHANCAW® is Now Open!

The clock is ticking and it is time to organize your 2019 Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week® screening events with the Head and Neck Cancer Alliance! Register online by March 15th to make sure your free screening kit will arrive on time for your scheduled event.

Registration is open ONLY to hospitals, medical & dental clinics and other medical facilities. 

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OHANCAW®

April 7 – 14, 2019 Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week® (OHANCAW®).

Smash Cancer

May 17-19, 2018 Tennis Tournament, held in Wilmington, NC. Proceeds support the HNCA Gas Card Program.

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A free online community for individuals, and their loved ones, who are facing oral, head and neck cancers.

Head & Neck Cancer Stats

  • 215

    Cases of head and neck cancer were detected early thanks to screening last year alone.

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