Podcasts

HNCA Ambassador, Steward Lyman was interviewed on vaccines as part of a radio show, A Public Affair, on station WORT in Madison, WI. He talked about some of the factors that contribute to vaccine hesitancy and also about the importance of the HPV vaccine. LISTEN NOW.
On May 15, HNCA Board Chairman, Dr. Terry Day participated in a CancerCare Connect workshop called What’s New in the Treatment of Oral, Head and Neck Cancer. LISTEN NOW.
OHANCAW® 2019 spokesperson and drummer of poison, Rikki Rockett, spoke with Jiggy Jaguar show to talk about his oral, head and neck cancer and how it impacted his life. LISTEN NOW.
OHANCAW® 2019 spokesperson and drummer of poison, Rikki Rockett, kicks off Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week® with a special talk with CURE about his cancer journey and how it is important to “Open Up and Say Ahh” during the free screenings offered worldwide. LISTEN NOW.
OHANCAW® 2019 spokesperson Rikki Rockett was treated by HNCA’s own Dr. Ezra Cohen. Learn more about Rikki’s journey, novel treatments for head and neck cancer, and the importance of clinical trials in this podcast, featuring Dr. Cohen. LISTEN NOW.
Jason Mendelsohn shared his cancer story and his events, Smashed Cancer, a whiskey, wine and beer reception that takes place at Flemings Steakhouse on October 7th and Smash Cancer, a tennis tournament at the USTA National Campus at Lake Nona on November 3rd. LISTEN NOW.
Jason Mendelsohn talks about his cancer story and HPV-related cancer prevention for boys and girls. LISTEN NOW.
Former NBA great and tongue cancer survivor, Michael Cooper, gets serious about screenings and his campaign with the Head and Neck Cancer Alliance. LISTEN NOW
HNCA President Dr. Terry Day talks about the prevention and early detection of head and neck cancer. LISTEN NOW
HNCA President Dr. Terry Day discusses HPV-related throat cancer on South Carolina Public Radio’s Health Focus. LISTEN NOW

Articles

Dr. Carole Fakhry, was featured on a U.S. News & World Report article encouraging HPV vaccine as a prevention for head and neck cancer.READ NOW
Dr. Jatin P. Shah, HNCA board member and oncologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center collaborated with Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre in Mumbai, India to “bring the finest care to the patients suffering from mouth and throat cancer.” READ NOW
Carole Fakhry, M.D. and colleagues from Johns Hopkins in Baltimore collected oral rinse samples of patients as part of a recently published study in JAMA Oncology about using human papillomavirus (HPV) DNA as a potentially effective biomarker for HPV-related head and neck cancer. READ NOW
Dr. Itzhak Brook of Georgetown University School of Medicine was featured on Health Central in “This Doctor Lost His Vocal Cords To Cancer: What Life is Like Now.” READ NOW
HNCA Ambassadors worked with Health Central to share some helpful advice in “Head and Neck Cancer Survivors Share Tried-and-True Tips for Oral Care After Treatment.” READ NOW
Jason Mendelsohn organized a Smash Cancer Tennis Fundraising Tournament at USTA National Campus in Orlando. READ NOW
Dr. Itzhak Brook of Georgetown University School of Medicine was featured in the Jerusalem Post in, “An Israeli Physician Helps Improve the Lives throughout the Middle East.” READ NOW
Jason Mendelsohn had his HPV-related cancer story featured on the website of the International Papillomavirus Society. READ NOW
Dr. Michael G. Moore of UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center was featured on Health Central in “11 Things a Head and Neck Cancer Doctor Wants You to Know.” READ NOW
Meryl Kaufman, MED, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, was featured on Health Central in “How to Deal With Speech and Eating Problems After Head and Neck Cancer” READ NOW

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Like with all cancers, early detection is key, and I urge everyone to get screened for oral, head and neck cancers by taking advantage of the free screenings offered during OHANCAW®... The ball is in your court…get yourself screened!Michael Cooper
NBA Champion and Tongue Cancer Survivor

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