Friday, April 20, 2012

FREE Head and Neck Cancer Screening

As part of national Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week, the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute is offering FREE head and neck cancer screenings.

Screening is quick and painless. You’ll receive a personalized risk assessment for the following:
  • Skin cancer (face and scalp), including melanoma
  • Oral (mouth and throat) cancer
  • Thyroid cancer
  • Neck cancer
OHSU doctors will also answer your questions and help you tell the difference between harmless symptoms and potentially dangerous signs of cancer.

Help Us Learn More

Researchers at the Knight Cancer Institute are exploring the link between some types of head and neck cancer and the human papillomavirus (HPV). At the screening event, you will have the opportunity to participate in a clinical trial to learn more about HPV-associated head and neck cancers.

Lower Your Risk

Many head and neck cancers can be linked to tobacco use or sun exposure and are preventable. Head and neck cancers can be cured if found early. At the screening get information to help you stop smoking and stay safe in the sun.

For more information, visit the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute online, here.
Screening information via OHSU Knight Cancer Institute online.


Health Disclaimer

This information on this web site is designed for educational purposes only. It is not intended to be a substitute for informed medical advice or care. You should not use this information to diagnose or treat any health problems or illnesses without consulting Dr. Marc, your pediatrician or family doctor.

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