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Advocating Health Issues for Head and Neck Cancer Patients

Head and Neck Cancer Support.Our goal is to make a positive impact in the lives of Head and Neck Cancer Patients and Survivors, and their caregivers and families, needing support, searching for answers, and eager for hope. DONATE

Support Group

Head and Neck Cancer support Group - April
Announcement: Our April support group meeting has been cancelled. As are so many other institutions, we’re taking extra precautions during this time because of the spread of the Coronavirus.

Stories of Survival

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.

Head and Neck Cancer SurveyHelp us by taking this survey

Please take this survey to help us evaluate the diverse experiences of patients and caregivers affected by head and neck cancer. By conducting this study, we hope to bring attention to the factors that affect quality of life at any point during the journey of a head and neck cancer diagnosis and treatment. Your contribution by taking this survey is extremely valuable. We sincerely appreciate your participation in research that may positively impact the lives of those affected by head and neck cancer. Click here to start

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

The 4th edition of “The Laryngectomee Guide Expanded Edition” is available

The 4th edition of “The Laryngectomee Guide Expanded Edition” is available

by: Itzhak Brook MDThe 304 pages Laryngectomee Guide Expanded Edition is an updated and expanded version of the earlier 2013 edition. It contains twice more information on all topics, and describes newer devices and products available for laryngectomees.The Expanded Edition provides information about side effects of radiation and chemotherapy; methods of speaking; airway, stoma, and voice prosthesis care; eating and Continue Reading

Overcome treatment challenges and assist in head and neck cancer-recovery

Overcome treatment challenges and assist in head and neck cancer-recovery

Overcome treatment challenges and assist in head and neck cancer-recovery Head and Neck Cancer treatment such as radiation and surgery can cause tightness in the jaw. Here is a video to help overcome some of those challenges and assist in recovery. The person in the video is a survivor and one of our very own group members. Please watch and Continue Reading

Guest Speaker at the October HNC Support Group

Guest Speaker at the October HNC Support Group

On the first Saturday morning of every month, HNC patients and survivors gather, chat, share personal stories/experiences and gather helpful information from others. They are of different ages, gender and race, and accompanied by family, caregivers, and/or friends. But they all have one thing in common – they or a family member have been diagnosed with Head & Neck Cancer Continue Reading

FDA approves expanded use of Gardasil 9

FDA approves expanded use of Gardasil 9

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved a supplemental application for Gardasil 9 (Human Papillomavirus (HPV) 9-valent Vaccine, Recombinant) expanding the approved use of the vaccine to include women and men aged 27 through 45 years.

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.

The Latest from Our Blog

The 4th edition of “The Laryngectomee Guide Expanded Edition” is available

The 4th edition of “The Laryngectomee Guide Expanded Edition” is available

by: Itzhak Brook MDThe 304 pages Laryngectomee Guide Expanded Edition is an updated and expanded version of the earlier 2013 edition. It contains twice more information on all topics, and describes newer devices and products available for laryngectomees.The Expanded Edition provides information about side effects of radiation and chemotherapy; methods of speaking; airway, stoma, and voice prosthesis care; eating and Continue Reading

Overcome treatment challenges and assist in head and neck cancer-recovery

Overcome treatment challenges and assist in head and neck cancer-recovery

Overcome treatment challenges and assist in head and neck cancer-recovery Head and Neck Cancer treatment such as radiation and surgery can cause tightness in the jaw. Here is a video to help overcome some of those challenges and assist in recovery. The person in the video is a survivor and one of our very own group members. Please watch and Continue Reading

Guest Speaker at the October HNC Support Group

Guest Speaker at the October HNC Support Group

On the first Saturday morning of every month, HNC patients and survivors gather, chat, share personal stories/experiences and gather helpful information from others. They are of different ages, gender and race, and accompanied by family, caregivers, and/or friends. But they all have one thing in common – they or a family member have been diagnosed with Head & Neck Cancer Continue Reading

FDA approves expanded use of Gardasil 9

FDA approves expanded use of Gardasil 9

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved a supplemental application for Gardasil 9 (Human Papillomavirus (HPV) 9-valent Vaccine, Recombinant) expanding the approved use of the vaccine to include women and men aged 27 through 45 years.

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.