HNC Living Foundation's MASKS for AID is Cancelled Much has changed in the past weeks, and continues to change daily. At HNC Living Foundation we sincerely hope you, your family and friends are safe and healthy while dealing with the Coronavirus pandemic. We are writing today to let you know that for concern and wellbeing of the community, we are officially canceling this year's physical event, MASKS for AID: Connected 2020. This year’s theme, Connected, seems even more important now than ever before. We hope you will continue to stay connected with us and more importantly, the head [...]
Delta Dental of Kansas announces $250,000 grant to support HNC Living programs for head and neck cancer patients We often take for granted how important everyday things are in our lives – talking, chewing, eating and smiling. For the more than 65,000 men and women in the United States who will be diagnosed with head and neck cancer this year, these simple tasks can become a daunting challenge. For many of these patients, the financial challenges they face are as overwhelming as the cancer itself. Therapies, treatments, equipment, which make a major difference in recovery and quality of [...]
HNC Living continues its commitment to dental care for head and neck cancer patients with a $325,000 grant to the UMKC School of Dentistry. Read the full story here.
In May 2018, HNC Living Foundation hosted its inaugural charity invitational golf tournament in Santa Fe, NM with the proceeds benefitting the HNC Living Foundation Endowment Fund. Twenty-eight players filled out fourteen two-man teams and competed over two days at the picturesque Club at Las Campanas. Players in the event came from Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Colorado, Texas and New Mexico. “Our foundation continues to be contacted by patients in need well beyond our Kansas City area roots. The idea for the tournament was to expose the foundation to community leaders beyond Kansas City, explain our mission and the needs [...]
The University of Kansas Cancer Center is joining forces with the nation’s top cancer centers to advocate for more HPV vaccinations. The University of Kansas Cancer Center is partnering with the other 69 NCI-designated cancer centers to focus efforts on eliminating HPV-related cancers. Cancers that have been linked to HPV include several head and neck cancers -- throat, tonsil, tongue, and oropharynx. To read the full article click here.