Tag: Smash Cancer

Smash Cancer Tennis Tournament Celebrates its 10th Anniversary in 2019

May 17-19, 2019 marked the 10th annual Smash Cancer Tennis Tournament in Wilmington, NC. The tournament was organized in 2009 by the Howard Family, who lost both of their parents, decades apart, from different forms of head and neck cancer. Their goal in creating the tournament was two-fold: 1.) to raise awareness of these cancers.


Thanc Foundation — Free Screening — New York, NY

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, there’s no better time to come in for a free screening! The THANC Foundation hosts it’s annual Free Oral Cancer Screening. This comprehensive oral cancer examination administered by a dental or medical professional. If, during the examination, a suspicious red or white spot is detected, the dental or medical.


University Hospital — Free Screening — Newark NJ

Free Oral and Head and Neck Cancer Screening


Levinson School of Dentistry — Free Screening — Tulsa, OK

We will be offering complementary oral cancer screenings by appointment only the week of April 9-12, 2019!


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.


West Coast University — Free Screening — Anaheim, CA

West Coast University will be hosting FREE Oral Cancer Screenings all throughout the month of April! Walk-in’s accepted, but appointments preferred.


Florida Smash Cancer Tennis Tournament

This inaugural event is open to everyone, including those who do not play tennis! Come out to take advantage of a free oral cancer risk assessment, and bid on fabulous silent auction packages! You can also donate to the tournament, which benefits HNCA’s Gas Card Program. Oral cancer risk assessment will be available on-site and.


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Take it from me: cancer prevention is always preferable to cancer treatment. As I’ve transitioned from cancer researcher to cancer patient to cancer survivor, I vow to make every effort to keep others from joining my club.Stewart Lyman, Ph.D.
Cancer Researcher and Biotechnology Consultant Survivor of HPV-attributed Tonsil Cancer

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