Free Head and Neck Cancer Screening
Preventive screenings can help detect cancer early, when it’s most treatable and before it has a chance to spread. At Methodist, we understand that early detection is key to survival, and we’re proud to offer this service at no cost.
Our head and neck surgical oncologists will perform free head and neck cancer screenings at the Methodist Jennie Edmundson Head and Neck Surgical Oncology Clinic on April 18 from 3 to 5 p.m. Use this opportunity to meet one of our expert physicians who will assess your risk factors and discuss preventive measures.
Each 15-minute screening appointment includes a head and neck physical exam as well as a review of your medical and family histories. This event is free and open to the public; however, registration is required to reserve an appointment time. To register, please complete the form below.
If you’re currently a patient at any of our head and neck oncology clinics, there’s no need to register for this event. Please contact your provider to discuss any screening questions or concerns.
For additional information, call (402) 354-4263.
Risk factors for oral head and neck cancer may include:
- Chewing tobacco
- Drinking alcohol
- Prior cancer in the head or neck region
Risk factors for head and neck skin cancer may include:
- Prolonged sun exposure
- Severe sunburns
Common signs and symptoms for head and neck cancer include:
- Mouth sore that doesn’t heal
- Sore throat
- Difficulty swallowing
- Change in voice
- Painless lump in the neck
- New/developing mole
- Change in the color, size or shape of an existing mole