Tag: Cancer Survivor

University of Minnesota Department of Otolaryngology — Annual Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Conference – Minneapolis, MN

University of Minnesota Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery will be hosting the annual Oral Head & Neck Cancer Awareness Conference. Cancer patients, families and caregivers are invited to attend this half-day conference, including breakout sessions (with topics such as Dental Care after Cancer, Immunotherapy, and Rehabilitation topics, etc.), social and support gatherings,.


Orlando Health — Free Screening — Orlando, FL (Two Locations)

FREE First-Come, First-Served Free Screening for the Community and Team Members of Orlando Health Two Locations to serve you! Orlando Health UF Health Cancer Center Downtown Orlando Health UF Health Cancer Center – Health Central, Ocoee


Patel Hospital — Free Screening — Jalandhar, Punjab, India

Patients with suspicious, precancerous oral lesions will be screnning for free of cost. clinical inspection and exmaination of head and neck will be done suspicious lesions will be subjected to further battery of tests


Sweetwater Regional Cancer Center — Free Screening — Rock Springs, WY

Free Oral Screenings and Information about Oral, Head and Neck Cancers, HPV, and Prevention Strategies. Come and get information about screenings and prevention in our area, learn about local cancer treatment and resources available for other types of cancer screenings you may qualify for. Dr. Carlson and his staff will perform free oral screenings for.


University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill — Free Screening — Chapel Hill, NC

This event is hosted by The Department of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery. Who should be screened? Every adult. Tobacco and alcohol users traditionally have been considered the populations at greatest risk for these cancers. However, oral cancer cases are on the rise in younger adults who do not smoke, and recent research indicates this.


How to Find Your Hope

Steve Chadwell may not be a poker player, but he knows a bad hand when he’s holding one.  Over the past seven years, Chadwell has suffered a career-ending back injury, a freak compound fracture, and cancer that came from out of nowhere to crush his spirits yet again. Any of the ailments and some of.


Visiting China: A Glimpse into Life as a Chinese Laryngectomee

By: Itzhak Brook, MD, MSc Sometimes we take our own experience for granted and forget that things may not be the same in other parts of the world. I was honored to be able to visit China and get first-hand insight into the life of Chinese laryngectomees and head and neck cancer patients. On October.


Lisa Reed, Tonsil Cancer Survivor, Featured on HealthCentral

Lisa Reed, tonsil cancer survivor and friend of HNCA, was recently featured in a HealthCentral article called Life After Tonsil Cancer: How One Woman Learned to Love Food Again.   Because achieving adequate nutrition, as well as the physical act of eating itself, are challenges for head and neck cancer patients, we are thankful to.


VB Tech Center — A Walk Around The Block Oral Cancer 5K Run/Walk — VA Beach, VA

Being a close friend with an oral cancer survivor, students from the VB tech center dental assisting HOSA chapter have decide to coordinate a 5k for oral cancer research and awareness. Volunteering every Monday to see patients in our clinic at the tech center, it has come to our attention that there is an incredible.


Lakers Podcast: Michael Cooper On The 17-18 Season, Battling Cancer, & A Secret Workout With Kobe Bryant

LAKERS NATION PODCAST | LOS ANGELES LAKERS, NBA COVERAGEFormer NBA great and tongue cancer survivor, Michael Cooper, gets serious about screenings and his campaign with the Head and Neck Cancer Alliance. He noticed a ‘slit’ on his tongue about 3 1/2 years ago and found out he had tongue cancer with no past family history.


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If you feel like there is something going on and don’t quite know, Get Screened. Find out what it is. Too many people wait until it’s too late. The key is early diagnosis.Jim Kelly
NFL Pro Football Hall of Famer, head and neck cancer survivor & 2017 OHANCAW® Spokesperson


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