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Englewood Hospital Hosts Free Oral, Head and Neck Screening

Pictured from left to right are Drs. Michael Scherl, David Lewis, James J. Lee, Jared Wasserman, Lee Eisenberg, Chief of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Steve Gold, Ari Rosen and David Henick. All the physicians volunteered their time and services to the free screening event.

Englewood, June 8, 2011 – In recognition of Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Month, Englewood Hospital and Medical Center recently hosted a free oral, head and neck cancer screening event. Approximately 70 patients were examined at the event, which was the only one of its kind in Northern New Jersey according to the Head and Neck Cancer Alliance. Oral, head and neck cancer is the sixth-most-common form of cancer in the country and can affect the nasal cavity, sinuses, lips, mouth, thyroid glands, salivary glands, throat, or larynx (voice box).

 


 
About Englewood Hospital and Medical Center
 
Englewood Hospital and Medical Center provides the highest level of compassionate, patient care and safety through a broad range of advanced clinical programs, treatments and diagnostic services. It is renowned for its bloodless medicine and surgery program, cardiac and vascular programs and its leadership in breast care, oncology and joint replacement services. Through its affiliation with the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and the Mount Sinai Consortium for Graduate Medical Education, this acute-care and community teaching hospital trains medical residents in many disciplines, including internal medicine, critical care medicine, surgery, pediatrics, podiatry, and pathology.  Its Vascular Fellowship Program has trained a generation of world-class vascular surgeons.  Additionally, many members of Englewood Hospital’s medical staff serve as faculty at Mount Sinai. Englewood Hospital has earned numerous awards and accreditations from the Joint Commission, J.D. Power and Associates, HealthGrades, and other organizations.  Englewood Hospital is among the six percent of hospitals nationwide honored by the American Nurses Credentialing Center with the prestigious Magnet™ status, the highest recognition for nursing excellence - a distinction earned three consecutive times by our nursing staff.