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Oral, Head, and Neck Cancer Awareness

Come learn more about the debilitating

Come learn more about the debilitating

Date and Time:

Tuesday, April 15, 2014
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Location:

  • Center for Health Sciences » 009 - Canepa Grand Lobby

Description:

Just because you can’t feel it, doesn’t mean it isn’t there.  Just ask the more than 100,000 Americans who were diagnosed with cancers of the head and neck (including thyroid) last year.  Unfortunately, many Americans do not recognize the symptoms of these life-threatening diseases, which include cancers of the oral cavity, thyroid, larynx and pharynx, and by the time they are diagnosed, for some, it’s too late.

 

Oral, head and neck cancers claim approximately 13,000 lives per year. However, there is hope; if diagnosed early, these cancers can be more easily treated without significant complications, and the chances of survival greatly increase.

 

Find out more at our education booth on April 15!


Contact:

Hailey Mayo at mayoh@mail.gvsu.edu


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