The Society of Physician Assistants in Otorhinolaryngology / Head & Neck Surgery
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2017 Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week®, April 2-9

10 Feb 2017 1:11 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Join the Head and Neck Cancer Alliance in Celebrating the 2017 Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week®, April 2-9

Head and Neck Cancer Alliance (HNCA) is hosting its Annual Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week®, OHANCAW®, April 2-9, 2017 and looks to another record-setting year. If you haven’t already, please be sure to register your screening site today!

Since the institution of OHANCAW®, millions of Americans and thousands internationally have undergone free screenings and many lives have been saved through early detection and treatment.

It involves an easy and simple process to host a screening event in your local community. HNCA provides the materials and the screening sites organize the staff and volunteers.

To register your screening site and receive free educational materials for your OHANCAW® screening, click here.  Please know that screening sites must be a qualified medical or dental institution to host an OHANCAW® screening. 

HNCA will be shipping the OHANCAW® kits in mid-March, 2017. Thank you to all our partners and screening sites who have hosted OHANCAW® screening and awareness events. HNCA looks forward to working with all of you in 2017.

The Commission on Cancer has indicated that hosting an OHANCAW® screening will help during its accreditation process as an OHANCAW® screening serves as a community event.

For individuals looking for free screenings during OHANCAW® and at any other time during the year, please be sure to go to locate a screening site in your area, by either searching http://www.headandneck.org/calendar or http://www.headandneck.org/get-involved/ohancaw/national-map.  


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