GREENVILLE — Hank Deneski will speak to the Living with Cancer group on Thursday, March 2 at 7 p.m. at Wayne HealthCare in the Board Room located down past the lab to the left at the end of the hall.
Deneski is currently featured in the Head and Neck Cancer Alliance first quarter 2017 newsletter and also selected as one of 28 cancer survivors included the first edition of “Heroes of Hope” book compiled and published by the Academy of Oncology Nurse and Patient Navigators. They publish “CONQUER,” the patient voice magazine (www.conquer-magazine.com) which is free.
He is an 11-year survivor of stage IV inoperable squamous cell carcinoma on the base of his tongue, and has an urgent message for others diagnosed with an oral, head and/or neck cancer, “Take control or be controlled.”
Deneski, now a motivational speaker and trainer, is Founder of Western Ohio Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Support, and dedicates his time to coordinating five annual FREE HNCA Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness® screenings for uninsured/disadvantaged in Western Ohio. He also directs an extensive awareness and educational program and tirelessly focuses his energies on not only raising needed funds, but works to save lives through promoting early detection and treatment.
“Don’t miss this time of information and inspiration from someone who has experienced the difficulties of battling a serious cancer diagnosis,” said organizers.
There is no charge for this event and the public is welcome. Refreshments will be furnished.
Cancer Association of Darke County exists through donations, memorials, fundraisers, grants and United Way. Corporate Sponsors for 2017 so far are Second National Bank, Greenville National Bank, Ansonia Lumber, Hittle Buick-GMC, Sisco, Mercer Savings Bank, Williamson Insurance, Loudy Office Machines, Ramco Electric Motors and GTI.
Call the office at 548-9960 and speak with Christine with any questions, etc.