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Free Head and Neck Cancer Screening

Date:
4/07/2017
Time:
10am-1pm
Location:

ENT (Otolaryngology) Clinic, which is located in the atrium at University Hospital, 600 Highland Ave., Madison.

Registration:

No registration required.

For more information:

Call Heather Geye at (608) 265-6260.

Offered by the Departments of Human Oncology and Surgery-Otolaryngology, these head and neck cancer screenings are free and require no registration.

 

Risk factors for oral and neck cancers include a history of significant alcohol and tobacco use, exposure to the HPV virus, long-term acid reflux, long-term sore throat and hoarseness. Some potential cancer signs are:

  • Lump in the neck
  • Pain the neck or throat
  • Sore in the mouth or lip
  • Pain in the ear
  • Unusual bleeding, pain or numbness in the mouth or nose
  • Pain or difficulty when swallowing
  • Feeling of something caught in the throat
  • Swelling or trouble opening jaw
  • Hoarseness or change in the voice
  • Numbness in face
  • Blocked sinuses/sinus pain
  • Frequent headaches

Parking

 

Please park in the hospital ramp and your parking stub will be validated for free parking.