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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.

HNCA CEO to Moderate Oncology Panel Discussion

Head and Neck Cancer Alliance CEO Holly Boykin will moderate a panel at the upcoming HLTH: The Future of Healthcare event in Las Vegas. The session, entitled A Radical Approach to Oncology Decision Making, will be held May 6, 2018, from 3:10-3:50 pm and explores the possibilities of innovative detection methods in oncology. HLTH is.

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.

Michael Cooper, NBA Champion and Tongue Cancer Survivor Urges Public to Attend Free Local Screenings During Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week® (OHANCAW)

Medical and dental centers throughout the U.S. will take part in 20th annual OHANCAW®, April 8-15CHARLESTON, SC, MARCH 23, 2018 – Michael Cooper, LA Lakers legend and an oral cancer survivor, is joining forces with the Head and Neck Cancer Alliance to promote the benefits of screenings and early detection during an annual nationwide campaign.

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

Head and Neck Cancer Alliance board member, founder of the Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week® (OHANCAW®) program and Wellin Endowed Chair of the Head and Neck Tumor Center at the Hollings Cancer Center at MUSC, Dr. Terry Day, March 12th radio interview with SC Public Radio is now available online. It is specifically.

The HPV Vaccine: Preventing Cancer Beats Curing It

By: Stewart Lyman, Ph.D., HPV-related Tonsil Cancer Survivor You don’t have to be an oncologist to know that fighting cancer is tough. Nearly 1.7 million Americans will be diagnosed with cancer this year, and about 600,000 will die from the disease. But here’s some good news: overall U.S. cancer deaths have been in a steep.

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.

Sending Thoughts and Prayers for #KellyTough

The Head and Neck Cancer Alliance is sending our thoughts and prayers to Jim Kelly and his family. We were deeply saddened to learn that Jim is facing a recurrence of oral cancer and will undergo further treatment. The former Buffalo Bills QB and Hall of Famer Kelly, a strong advocate in the head and.

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..

Let’s Talk About Support

By: Don Sublett, Stage VI Tongue Cancer Survivor and HNCA Ambassador What does a person need in order to make it through the difficult treatment for any head and neck cancer, or for that matter any cancer? The obvious things immediately come to mind: ideally, an early diagnosis, good doctors, a solid treatment plan with.

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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 and head and neck cancer survivor

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