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The Siteman Cancer Center and Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital are providing free head and neck cancer screenings to those with increased risk factors.

Regardless of your age, tobacco (including smokeless tobacco) and alcohol use are the most significant risk factors for head and neck cancers. These substances when used together will put a person at a greater risk. Over the past decade, an increasing number of cases have also been attributed to the human papillomavirus, or HPV.

WHO SHOULD BE SCREENED

If you answer YES to one or more of the following you are a candidate for this screening:

  • Are you a smoker, tobacco chewer and/or alcohol user?
  • Do you have any sores in the mouth or on the tongue that have not healed in more than a month?
  • Have you had persistent pain in the mouth or neck? Pain that is not associated with TMJ?
  • Have you been experiencing hoarseness, a change in your voice, or a persistent cough?
  • Have you had pain or difficulty swallowing?
  • Do you have a lump in your neck or throat?
  • Are your dentures poorly fitted?
  • Do you have any growths on the skin of the face?
  • Have you been experiencing a persistent sore throat/earache (longer than three weeks), especially one-sided?
 

REGISTER

Registration is required for this free screening. To schedule your appointment, please register online below or call 314.747.7222 or toll-free at 800.600.3606.

Head and Neck Screening - Siteman Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

Date: 9/21/2019
Time: N/A
Cost: FREE
Sponsored by: Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Location: 10 Barnes West Drive
Saint Louis, MO 63141
Open Slots: 78

Head and Neck Screening - Siteman South County

Date: 9/22/2019
Time: N/A
Cost: FREE
Sponsored by: Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Location: 5225 Midamerica Plaza
Saint Louis, MO 63129
Open Slots: 98

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