Asian Head Neck Cancer Foundation
Asian Head Neck Cancer Foundation is a Non-Government and Non Profit making organization, Established to work in the areas of Health, with focus on Cancer. The foundation is registered with Registration no 118/Jodh/2017-18 under the Rajasthan society registration Act, 1958.
The foundation is designed for advocacy and service, created to promote change, through proactive means, in both the public and medical/dental professional sectors. At the forefront of our agenda is the firm establishment in the minds of the general population for the need to undergo an annual Head Neck cancer screening, combined with an outreach to the dental and medical communities to provide this service as a matter of routine practice.
Oral Cancer among the Head Neck Cancer is most common among the cancer in males in India. Majority of these cancers are reported in late stage accounts for more than 70%. In the efforts to reduce the death rate from cancers in the India, the most significant progress has been made through early detection. Early discovery and diagnosis, yields better long-term outcomes, and lower morbidity to those who undergo treatments in advanced stage.
Tobacco Being the Reason for Causing Head Neck cancer in majority of patients. Tobacco awareness and cessation will help in decreasing the load of Head neck cancers in our country. Our foundation is working for tobacco awareness and tobacco counselling centre to overcome the habit of tobacco.