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Yale New Haven Health – Bridgeport Smilow Park Avenue Medical Center — Free Screening — Trumbull, CT

Free Head and Neck Cancer Screening 5 Minute Check Up from the Neck Up Smilow Park Avenue Medical Building 1st Floor Surgical Care Clinic


Yale New Haven Health – Greenwich Hospital — Free Screening

Free Head and Neck Cancer Screening 5 minute Check UP from the Neck UP! Noble Conference Room


HNCA Board Member, Dr. Terry Day, March 12th Radio Interview Available Online


HNCA Board Member, Jason Mendelsohn, Presents at HPV Roundtable Conference

Head and Neck Cancer Alliance Board Member Jason Mendelsohn presented at last week’s HPV Roundtable Conference, #HPVRT18 — a coalition of organizations and individuals dedicated to reducing the incidence of HPV-attributable cancers. In his presentation to more than 100 attendees, Jason, an HPV-attributed throat cancer survivor, shared, “I wish there was an HPV vaccine when.


HNCA Board Member, Dr. Terry Day, Radio Interview on Monday, March 12th

Head and Neck Cancer Alliance board member and Wellin Endowed Chair of the Head and Neck Tumor Center at the Hollings Cancer Center at MUSC, Dr. Terry Day, will have a radio interview on Monday, March 12th at 12:30 PM. It is specifically for broadcast on SC Public Radio—as part of the Health Focus series..


HNCA Board Member, Dr. Ezra Cohen was the Chair and Featured Presenter for Symposium Held on February 14th

HNCA, in collaboration with PeerView, hosted an educational symposium on February 14th — Solving the MultiModal Puzzle of Head and Neck Cancer in the Immunotherapy Era — which was held in Scottsdale, Arizona. HNCA Board Member Dr. Ezra Cohen was the symposium chair and featured presenter; he was joined by Barbara Burtness, M.D., Yale University.


Jason Mendelsohn: Featured Board Member in the News

We proudly like to share the following articles that featured the HNCA board member, Jason Mendelsohn in the latest news. HNCA Board Member & HPV-related Oral Cancer Survivor featured in NBC News article See HNCA Board Member Jason Mendelsohn’s interview on this evening’s NBC News With Lester Holt segment, “Study Reveals 11 million Men Are.


Board Member’s Published Works

We proudly like to share the following articles that several of our HNCA board members has co-authored and published. Dr. Cherie-Ann Nathan,MD, FACS Knowledge of HPV-Related Oropharyngeal Cancer and Use of Human Papillomavirus Vaccines by Pediatricians in Louisiana Dr. Wendell Yarbrough, MD, FACS, MMHC Genetic Alterations in TRAF3 and CYLD That Regulate Nuclear Factor jB.


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


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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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