"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...
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. A second local screening takes place at the BAFB Air Show from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 26, aboard the Partners in Wellness mobile screening unit.