head and neck cancer

Health
5:00 am
Mon April 7, 2014

Raising awareness of oral cancer

April is oral, head and neck cancer awareness month.
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Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly’s battle with oral cancer is putting a spotlight on the deadly disease.  On the same day the former Buffalo Bill star quarterback was to begin chemotherapy and radition treatments in New York City, WBFO News reports on oral, head and neck cancer awareness month, and how one local woman is spreading the word about the importance of being screened.

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Health
9:45 am
Tue June 4, 2013

Head and neck cancers increasingly treatable, expert says

Dr. Wesley Hicks, Jr., Chairman of the Department of Head & Neck/Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery and Director of the Head and Neck Surgical Fellowship Program at Roswell Park Cancer Institute
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The kind of cancer former Bills quarterback Jim Kelly was diagnosed with is not uncommon and is generally treatable, according to a prominent local physician.

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