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American Family Children's Hospital

Free Head and Neck Cancer Screening


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


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



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