"2014 Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week® (OHANCAW)"
Led annually by the Head and Neck Cancer Alliance (HNCA), is scheduled for April 20-26. OHANCAW is a weeklong series of events promoting awareness of oral, head, and neck cancer. The capstone is a day of free cancer screenings. Two Academy members who have long been involved with the awareness week are private practitioner Wendy B. Stern, MD, and professor Cherie-Ann O. Nathan, MD. Wanting to share the physician experience of OHANCAW, Dr. Stern, chair of the Academy’s Media and Public Relations Committee, interviewed Dr. Nathan about her 18 years celebrating Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week. Read more...
April 16, 2014, Dr. Cherie-Ann Nathan and a patient appeared on KTBS' morning show to talk about World Voice Day.
In honor of Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week, a free oral, head and neck cancer screening takes place in the Feist-Weiller Cancer Center third floor Surgical Oncology Clinic by the Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Friday, April 25, 2014. Free parking will be available at Feist-Weiller Cancer Center.
PLEASE NOTE, our second local screening scheduled at the BAFB Air Show has been moved to G&C Honda's Ride for Life Poker Run event on Saturday, April 26 at 2415 E. 70th Street, Shreveport.