The South Carolina chapter, headquartered in Charleston, SC, holds events throughout the state to help educate people about oral, head and neck cancers as well as raise money to help those battling the disease.​

Yearly events include school talks at local Lowcountry schools; screenings at regional events like the Family Circle Cup Tennis Tournament and Cancer’s A Beach 5K; and patient support events like the Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Banquet and the Survivor’s Retreat, both for patients and their families who have fought and continue to fight this disease.

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact, Alissa Yeargin at AYeargin@ghs.org​.

Chapter Officers

​Alissa Yeargin: SC Chapter Co-President: AYeargin@ghs.org

Emily Manny: SC Chapter Co-President: EManny@ghs.org

Julie Blair: SC Chapter Past President: blairju@musc.edu

Rob Blyth: Treasurer

Holly Bard: SC Chapter secretary;  holly.bard@richmond.edu

TK Garris: SC Chapter screening coordinator; garrist@musc.edu

Upcoming Events

There are no events currently scheduled.
 

Past Events

South Carolina Head & Neck Cancer Gathering (2/2: Nutrition & Healthy Eating: Strategies and Recipes for Success)
Head and Neck Cancer Gathering Feb 2018
Charleston Awareness Rocks(1/25: 6:30PM-9PM)
South Carolina Head & Neck Cancer Gathering (12/1: Speech & Swallowing: How to Get Back to Eating, Drinking, and Socializing After Cancer Treatment; 2/2: Nutrition & Healthy Eating: Strategies and Recipes for Success)
Head and Neck Cancer Gathering Dec 2017
Hike for Mike (10/7: 9AM)
Hike for Mike 2017
Head and Neck Cancer Gathering (10/13: 12PM – 1PM)
Head Neck Cancer Gathering Oct 2017
CHARLESTON AREA SCHOOL TALKS (4/3-4/17)
SURVIVOR’S CELEBRATION (4/7/17)
OHANCA SCREENINGS VOLVO CAR OPEN (4/2-7/17)
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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

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