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Head and Neck Cancer Screening
Time: 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Date: Friday, April 17, 2015
Place: Massachusetts Eye and Ear, 243 Charles Street, Boston 02114
Massachusetts Eye and Ear, Boston, has joined forces with the Head and Neck Cancer Alliance to sponsor a free screening in recognition of Oral, Head & Neck Cancer Awareness Week. Ear, nose and throat specialist Dr. Kevin Emerick and his team will provide free head and neck cancer screenings on Friday, April 17 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. in an effort to increase awareness about these types of cancers. Oral and other head and neck cancers remain a target for early detection. When diagnosed very early, they are easy to treat and cure.
These screenings are free and are open to the public, but an RSVP is required. To reserve a space, call 617-573-4084. Spaces are limited so call today.
Support for People with Oral and Head and Neck Cancer (SPONHC) Support Group
SPOHNC BOSTON is a free monthly support group for people with head and neck cancer, their caregivers, professionals, and others dedicated to improving the lives of those dealing with this disease.
NEXT MEETING: TUESDAY, APRIL 14, 2015
TIME: 6 to 7:30 p.m.
PLACE: **NEW ROOM!**
Yawkey Building, Room 2-220
Massachusetts General Hospital
We will hold a roundtable discussion from 6 to 6:30 p.m. where group members can discuss common issues and share advice.
At 6:30 p.m. David Keith, DMD, BDS, from the MGH Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, will answer questions about ways to manage pain related to treatment for head and neck cancer.
RSVP: Please contact Valerie Hope Goldstein at 617-726-0651 or at firstname.lastname@example.org if you plan to come. You are welcome to bring guests – just let us know they’re coming so we’ll have enough chairs.