Free Head and Neck Cancer Screenings

Screening

The screening will include a ten-minute exam to look for signs of head and neck cancer, counseling on how to quit smoking and nutritional advice on cancer-preventive diets. Warning signs of head and neck cancer are frequent nose bleeds; ongoing nasal congestion; persistent sore or growth in mouth or throat; constant earaches; lasting change in voice; bloody phlegm lasting several days; lump in neck lasting more than two weeks; changes in skin or mole; or problems swallowing.

Event Information

Date & Time(s)
Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Sponsor(s)

Head and Neck Service
Department of Surgery
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

The Head and Neck Cancer Alliance

Audience

For adults who smoke, drink, or spend a lot of time in the sun and who notice any of the warning signs of head and neck cancer.

Location Information

Breast Examination Center of Harlem
Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. State Office Building
163 West 125th Street, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10027
Photo identification is necessary to enter the building.

Contact Information

Contact

No appointment necessary. For further information, call 646-497-9161.