2020 OHANCAW® Spokesperson

Rob Paulsen

Voice Actor and Throat Cancer Survivor

Voice Actor and OHANCAW® spokesperson, Rob Paulsen, made a guest appearance on Larry King Now to discuss his book Voice Lessons: How a Couple of Ninja Turtles, Pinky, and an Animaniac Saved My Life and what he learned about empathy after battling stage 3 throat cancer with guest host, Dennis Miller.

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2019 OHANCAW® Spokesperson

Rikki Rockett

Founder and Drummer of Poison and HPV-attributed Oropharyngeal Cancer Survivor

When Poison drummer and OHANCAW® spokesperson Rikki Rockett had a persistent sore throat and a swollen lymph node, he knew something was wrong.

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Head and Neck Cancer Survivors


Tongue Cancer Survivor

Thanks to immunotherapy, Valerie was able to roll with the punches and beat cancer.


Tongue Cancer Survivor

Ryan shares his journey as a young, oral cancer patient. As a survivor, he appreciates the good times and a new perspective on life.


HPV-related Oral Cancer Survivor

To beat cancer, Julia relied on proven treatments, a healthy dose of positivity, and taking the time to appreciate the small things in life.


Tongue Cancer Survivor

Before he was diagnosed with tongue cancer, he had a history of colon and prostate cancer. Jim turned to immunotherapy to beat cancer and get back to the life he loves.


Mucoepidermoid Cancer Survivor

When getting well becomes a full-time job, a dedicated caregiver and family support system become crucial to recovery. The Beasleys share the story of how they worked together to get to their new normal.

Dr. Brook

Throat Cancer Survivor

Dr. Itzhak Brook of Georgetown University Hospital who had to deal with a life-altering illness. And what he has learned goes way beyond any medical school textbook.

Diagnosis & Treatment

Prosthetic Miracle

Solving the MultiModal Puzzle of Head and Neck Cancer in the Immunotherapy Era

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Public Awareness

Survivor of HPV-related cancer urges parents to protect children through vaccine

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IU teams up with national organizations for first-ever HPV Awareness Week

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HPV & Cancer

Jason Mendelsohn shared his in-depth experience when he was diagnosed and received treatment for stage IV HPV-attributed tonsil cancer.

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Cure Connections: Through the Eyes of a Head and Neck Cancer Patient

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I’m not a parent, nor would I ever tell parents what’s best for their own children. But if I was a parent, I would have my daughters and sons vaccinated against HPV. It might save their life.Steve Holzer
Survivor of HPV-attributed Tongue and Neck Cancer

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