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Michael Douglas, Honored Film Star and Throat Cancer Survivor, Encourages Public to Attend Free Local Screenings During Oral, Head & Neck Cancer Awareness Week
Date:4/6/2011

NEW YORK, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Academy Award-winning actor and producer Michael Douglas, who is recovering from a battle with throat cancer, is urging Americans to get screened for cancer during the 14th annual Oral, Head & Neck Cancer Awareness Week (OHANCAW), being held nationwide May 8-14 . More than 200 medical centers across the country and the world will offer free oral, head and neck cancer screenings during OHANCAW, which is sponsored by the Head and Neck Cancer Alliance (HNCA). Information about the free screenings and local sites can be found at www.OHANCAW.com.

According to the American Cancer Society, head and neck cancers represent the sixth most common form of cancer in the U.S., with more than 50,000 cases diagnosed annually and over 12,000 deaths.

Mr. Douglas, a screen legend who won Academy Awards as Best Actor for his role in the movie Wall Street and as producer of 1975's Best Picture One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, was diagnosed with advanced stage IV throat cancer in August, 2010.  Following several weeks of aggressive radiation and chemotherapy, it was announced in January 2011 that the popular movie and TV star had a "complete response" to treatment in that his tumor is no longer detectable by physical examination or medical imaging. Although he must have monthly check-ups because there is a chance of tumor recurrence, Mr. Douglas is confident of complete recovery.

"My experience has taught me the importance of early detection and diagnosis to successful treatment and a positive outcome," said Mr. Douglas. "I applaud the Head and Neck Cancer Alliance for raising awareness of oral, head and neck cancer and opening the door to free cancer screenings at local facilities throughout our country during OHANCAW.  The screening is quick, painless and free, so I am encouraging everyone to take advantage of this opportunity that could save your l
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