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Oral Cancer Articles

  • Oral Head & Neck Cancer Awareness Week

    Awareness March 22nd, 2019

    Free screenings occur all over the US and abroad any time during the year. In April, there is a pinnacle week, named the Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week® which promotes a high volume of free screenings all over the world, plus educational talks and other awareness programs.

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  • Oral Cancer Awareness Month

    Awareness March 22nd, 2019

    April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month!

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  • February SPOHNC Meeting

    Patient Support March 19th, 2019

    THANC is pleased to sponsor a Manhattan chapter of this national organization, which meets at 10 Union Square East, Conference Room 5K-04, New York, NY, 10003. For more information about the local chapter, please contact Cindy Ganz, Speech-Language Pathologist at cindy.ganz@mountsinai.org

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  • May SPOHNC Meeting

    Patient Support March 15th, 2019

    THANC is pleased to sponsor a Manhattan chapter of this national organization, which meets at 10 Union Square East, Conference Room 5K-04, New York, NY, 10003. For more information about the local chapter, please contact Cindy Ganz, Speech-Language Pathologist at cindy.ganz@mountsinai.org

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  • Pilot Study for New Measurement for Tongue Range of Motion

    Surgery February 28th, 2019

    Surgical resection in oral cancer patients can result in reduced lingual range of motion (ROM). However, few studies have quantified the degree of postoperative lingual restriction. In this pilot study,…

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  • April SPOHNC Meeting

    Patient Support February 15th, 2019

    THANC is pleased to sponsor a Manhattan chapter of this national organization, which meets at 10 Union Square East, Conference Room 5K-04, New York, NY, 10003. For more information about the local chapter, please contact Cindy Ganz, Speech-Language Pathologist at cindy.ganz@mountsinai.org

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  • George Taylor

    30 Stories in 30 Days February 13th, 2019

    "My immediate support system—my wife, my kids and my mom—got me through the darkest of times. Because of them, I was never left alone to let defeating thoughts engulf my mind."

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  • Tongue Strength: a Prognostic Factor After Tongue Cancer Surgery?

    Surgery January 31st, 2019

    Surgical resection of oral cancer can result in altered speech, swallowing, and quality of life (QOL). To date, the oral outcome variables of tongue strength, tongue and jaw range of…

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  • January SPOHNC Meeting

    Patient Support January 23rd, 2019

    THANC is pleased to sponsor a Manhattan chapter of this national organization, which meets at 10 Union Square East, Conference Room 5K-04, New York, NY, 10003. For more information about the local chapter, please contact Cindy Ganz, Speech-Language Pathologist at cindy.ganz@mountsinai.org

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  • Randomized Clinical Trial Examining the Effects of Tongue Strengthening Exercises

    Diagnostics January 22nd, 2019

    Tongue strength is reduced in patients treated with chemoradiotherapy for oral/pharyngeal cancer, however, there have been no studies examining the efficacy of tongue strengthening exercises on tongue strength, swallowing, and…

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  • March SPOHNC Meeting

    Patient Support January 15th, 2019

    THANC is pleased to sponsor a Manhattan chapter of this national organization, which meets at 10 Union Square East, Conference Room 5K-04, New York, NY, 10003. For more information about the local chapter, please contact Cindy Ganz, Speech-Language Pathologist at cindy.ganz@mountsinai.org

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  • Scapular Free Flap Harvest Site: the Radiographic Post-Operative Appearances

    Surgery December 18th, 2018

    Scapular free flap harvesting for oral cavity cancer reconstruction is an increasingly used and versatile option.  In our review, however, very few radiologists reported the surgical scapular defects.  In this…

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  • Humans of THANC: Donna Joyner, NCT

    Awareness March 23rd, 2017

    For #FanGirlFriday, we interviewed Nurse Care Technician (NCT), Donna Joyner, a vital player in showing our patients the best care and treatment. Why did you decide to pursue becoming an…

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