Support for People with Oral and Head and Neck Cancer (SPOHNC) is a self-help nonprofit organization involved in the development of programs of support. As such it can have an enormous positive impact on meeting the psychosocial needs of patients as well as preserving, restoring and promoting physical and emotional health.
SPOHNC is dedicated to raising awareness and meeting the needs of oral and head and neck cancer patients.
In 1991, when SPOHNC was founded, there were very few support groups specifically for oral and head and neck cancer patients. Today, SPOHNC is pleased to have more than 100 chapters throughout the United States.
boasts a volunteer base of more than 145 survivor volunteers who are matched and help to provide information, hope and encouragement to others who may be having challenges during their cancer journeys. more...
News From SPOHNC features articles of interest to oral and head and neck cancer patients, their families and friends and health care professionals. State of the art information and survivor stories are included in this twelve page publication.
Additional highlights will be published in a Fall issue of News from SPOHNC
Awareness Day | 2013 Taste Events
SPOHNC’s 20th Anniversary Conference & Celebration of Life was an inspiring, educational and amazing way to spend the weekend. More ...
Meet some of our Volunteer Survivors, read their sharing stories and how SPOHNC helped them along the way. Check back often as additional survivor stories will be highlighted!
SHARING HER STORY
"The time during this journey of overcoming and healing needs to be spent on positive and enriching thoughts of what tomorrow may bring."
A JOURNEY OF COURAGE
"We hope to be able to help others in the early stages of their diagnosis and make a difference."
In The Spotlight
These two books are hard cover books of recipes and information about eating challenges and nutrition, cancer journeys of survivors and suggestions and “Tips From the Pros.”