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July 2017 Newsletter

July 2017


The NFOSD is currently seeking qualified candidates to fill the role of half-time Executive Director. The Executive Director will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for the NFOSD staff, programs, fundraising, daily operation, marketing and public relations, IT and business plans.

Click Here for position description and to apply.
New Webinar: July 18

Head and Neck Lymphedema — A Common Complication in Patients Treated for Head and Neck Cancer

Head and neck lymphedema occurs in up to 75% of treated head and neck cancer patients but remains under-recognized and inadequately managed. Successful management with either a self-administered or outpatient based complete decongestive therapy (CDT) program has shown over 60% improvement in treated patients.  This seminar will provide current updates in evaluation and treatment of this debilitating disease.

Register Today: http://bit.ly/2tmbWmI

National Dysphagia Awareness
Month Success!

We reached three-quarters of a million people and raised over $10,000 with our Awareness Campaign, thanks to our generous sponsors, including Passy-Muir, Endo-Education, SwallowSolutions, IOPI, and more!

Dysphagia Photo Facts

#ThickenedLiquidChallenge2017

As part of National Dysphagia Awareness Month, SimplyThick, LLC. generously offered to sponsor the 2017 #ThickenedLiquidChallenge to raise awareness of the devastating effects of swallowing disorders. For each  video posted online, SimplyThick, LLC. pledged $50 to the NFOSD. For more information, click here.

Cook Medical interviews NFOSD President, Ed Steger, on his journey with head and neck cancer and his goal to raise awareness for a devastating disorder that affects 1 in 25 adults annually.Click Here to read the interview.

Contact Us! 
Email: info@nfosd.com
Website: www.nfosd.org

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“Advancing the treatment of swallowing disorders in our lifetime.”
Our commitment is to provide patient hope and improve the quality of life for those suffering from all types of swallowing disorders. By enhancing direct patient support, education, research, and raising public, professional, and governmental awareness, our mission is to advance the prevention and treatment of swallowing disorders in our lifetime.”

 

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