Orange Regional Medical Center will offer free oral, head and neck cancer screenings to the community during Oral, Head & Neck Cancer Awareness week (April 8-12).

Appointments are available at Orange Regional Medical Center’s Outpatient Services Building located at 707 East Main Street in Middletown, NY. Oral screenings will be provided by Sergey Koyfman, DO and Thomas E. Littner, DDS. Pre-registration is required. To schedule a screening, please call the Orange Regional Medical Center Health Connection at 1-888-321-6762

The oral, head and neck cancer screening helps to detect cancer that develops in the head and neck region, including the nasal cavity, sinuses, lips and mouth. Appointments are limited and will be made on a first come, first serve basis. Participants of the screening must be 18 years of age or over.

What are the Potential Warning Signs of Oral Cancers?

The signs and symptoms of oral cancers often go unnoticed. However, there are a few visible signs associated with these cancers that require immediate attention including:

  • Red or white patches in the mouth that last more than two weeks
  • Change in voice or hoarseness that lasts more than two weeks
  • Sore throat that does not subside
  • Pain or swelling in the mouth or neck that does not subside
  • Lump in the neck
  • Ear pain
  • Difficulty speaking, swallowing or breathing

About Orange Regional Medical Center’s Outpatient Building and Spagnoli Family Cancer Center

Orange Regional Medical Center opened a 153,000 square foot, five-story Outpatient Services Building and a 26,000 square-foot, single-story Spagnoli Family Cancer Center at the Hospital’s main campus in Middletown in fall 2016.

The Outpatient Building features a beautiful, healing environment with Urgent Care, Primary Care and specialty physicians, pulmonary rehabilitation, outpatient operating rooms, cardiac rehabilitation, a diabetes center, lab, and advanced diagnostic imaging such as 64-Slice Computerized Tomography (CT), 1.5 Tesla Wide-Bore Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Digital X-ray, Ultrasound, Nuclear Medicine, Positron Emission Tomography, PET/CT and Fluoroscopy. The Outpatient Services Building also features the Ray W. Moody, M.D. Breast Center offering all 3D Mammography, the most advanced imaging available for breast cancer detection. Patients and visitors also love the convenience of the onsite retail pharmacy, a bistro, a fitness trail, local artwork, and plenty of free parking.

The 26,000 square-foot Spagnoli Family Cancer Center, connected to the main hospital building, offers outpatient cancer therapy services including radiation oncology (True Beam and Rapid Arc Linear Accelerators) and Infusion Therapy, Patient Navigators, Clinical Trials, a healing boutique, Caring Arts Modalities (Complementary Therapies), and a healing garden.

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