The Head and Neck Cancer Organization is run by a group of students here at TUSDM who are interested in Oral Cancer and creating awareness about it throughout the community. We have a number of exciting events coming up including community outreach in our very own Chinatown, a series of oral cancer related lectures given by professionals from the greater Boston area, and hands on workshops about how to conduct your own head and neck cancer screenings for you patients in clinic.
Our first general body meeting will be Tuesday, October 3rd at 12:00 pm in the CE classroom (room 1415).
Lunch will be provided!
Please sign up on this google form so that we know how many people to expect: https://goo.gl/forms/wZNYSxZYkv8e7qxv1
Come sign up to be a part of HANCO and let us know if there are other events that you would like us to put on for you!
If you are unable to attend the meeting but would like to receive further notifications about this club, feel free to join our e-list here: https://goo.gl/forms/Rllp3if86hJB56982
This workshop is designed to teach you how to give an effective head and neck cancer screening.
**Limited to the first 20 responses** You will receive email confirmation.
This Saturday (10/28) from 10AM-12PM, we will be teaming up with the medical school and nutrition school to provide a seminar for the residents at Asian Community Development Organization (ACDC) at the Metropolitan Apartment building in Chinatown. We will provide oral cancer screenings and teach them about both head and neck cancer and oral health. We’re looking for 5-8 dental students interested in providing this service right in our local community. RSVP HERE: https://goo.gl/forms/6p0XvgSbgGnJ9ZZI2
You will be notified if you have been selected to attend. We would love to have a Mandarin or Cantonese speaking student to help translate, but its not required!
Monday, October 30th, will kick off the beginning of our HANCO lecture series. This first lunch and learn will feature our very own Dr. Mark Lerman who will provide an introductory course on diagnosis of head and neck cancer. It will be from 12-1 pm in room 1415 and lunch will be provided. Please RSVP here so we can get a head count: https://goo.gl/forms/7fJbWvexuI7EwOZC3
Hope you saved some room after that turkey because this week is Head and Neck Cancer Organization’s Winter Bake Sale! Stop by Sackler Library 4th floor this Monday-Wednesday from 12-1 to satisfy your sweet tooth with some study snacks!
The Head & Neck Cancer Organization (HANCO) would like to invite you all to a special presentation by Dr. Eliezer Brecher DMD. Dr. Brecher is a current PGY-3 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery resident here at Tufts and he completed his dental school training at Harvard School of Dental Medicine.
Through this patient case presentation, you will gain insight into the comprehensive approach to screening, diagnosing and treatment planning patients who present with indications for head and neck tumors or malignancy. We hope to see you there.