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Head and Neck Cancer support Group - February meeting
Our next HNC Support Group will meet February 2nd at 10am.

Stories of Encouragement

Read patient’s and survivor’s inspiring and encouraging stories.

Delicious Recipes

Delicious recipe ideas, and information on nutritional drinks.

Helping Caregivers

Reach out to our experienced caregivers for valuable insight.

Welcome to HNC Support

This web site is dedicated to helping those afflicted with Head and Neck Cancer, and providing patient-to-patient support.

We who came before will do our best to assist those who follow after. If you have learned or experienced something that may help others, please email it to us at info@HNCSupport.org or post it directly to our Facebook page.

We hold events each year to Raise Awareness of Head and Neck Cancer among the general population and among medical professionals. Read more about HNC Support Programs

Exploring the Grand Canyon and Surviving Cancer

Standing on the edge of the Grand Canyon in January of 2012, peering down towards the Colorado River (that is in spots up to a mile deep below the rim) I was in complete awe.

Being 68 years old made the ordeal of hiking the Grand Canyon all the more daunting. But I had worked hard, trained, mentally prepared myself, and got into great shape. I was ready to face what I thought was going to be the most difficult endeavor of my retirement.

But I was wrong … totally, absolutely, completely … wrong! continue

The Latest from Our Blog

A case report of severe tracheobronchitis in a laryngectomee

Laryngectomees run the risk of developing severe respiratory tract infections when they do not wear a stoma cover especially in the winter. I report a case of severe tracheobronchitis in a laryngectomee that illustrates the risks and difficulties encountered in managing this infection in a laryngectomee. Read the full Case Report here. I hope that you will find this report Continue Reading

February 2018 Support Group Update

February 2018 Support Group Update

Join us February 3rd for the HNC Support Group Meeting with two special guest speakers; Lynn Hasel - RYT500 & Certified Ayurveda Practitioner and Dennis R. Maceri, MD. A skilled and compassionate surgeon specializing in head, neck and endocrine surgery, with over four decades of experience.

December Support Group Meeting

December Support Group Meeting

“Tis’ the Season for Pastry & Coffee” We will be celebrating our December Meeting with Pastry and Coffee from Porto’s Bakery. Please RSVP.

Rehabilitation

Providing low cost physical therapy to Head and Neck Patients and Survivors.

Download the Head and Neck Cancer Rehabilitation Program: English or in Spanish. Call (323) 224-7070 to sign up.

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Online Research

Verifying Online Research

Watch this helpful and informative tutorial from the National Library of Medicine. Evaluating internet health information. How to make sure your online research is valid.

The Latest from Our Blog

A case report of severe tracheobronchitis in a laryngectomee

Laryngectomees run the risk of developing severe respiratory tract infections when they do not wear a stoma cover especially in the winter. I report a case of severe tracheobronchitis in a laryngectomee that illustrates the risks and difficulties encountered in managing this infection in a laryngectomee. Read the full Case Report here. I hope that you will find this report Continue Reading

February 2018 Support Group Update

February 2018 Support Group Update

Join us February 3rd for the HNC Support Group Meeting with two special guest speakers; Lynn Hasel - RYT500 & Certified Ayurveda Practitioner and Dennis R. Maceri, MD. A skilled and compassionate surgeon specializing in head, neck and endocrine surgery, with over four decades of experience.

December Support Group Meeting

December Support Group Meeting

“Tis’ the Season for Pastry & Coffee” We will be celebrating our December Meeting with Pastry and Coffee from Porto’s Bakery. Please RSVP.

Rehabilitation

Providing low cost physical therapy to Head and Neck Patients and Survivors.

Download the Head and Neck Cancer Rehabilitation Program: English or in Spanish. Call (323) 224-7070 to sign up.

Amazon SmileGet back with Amazon!
When you shop at AmazonSmile, Amazon donates 0.5% of the purchase price to HNC Support International.

Bookmark this link and support us every time you shop.

Online Research

Verifying Online Research

Watch this helpful and informative tutorial from the National Library of Medicine. Evaluating internet health information. How to make sure your online research is valid.