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Timeframe for Submission, Notification, Awards and
Annual Symposium

Submission: August 1, 2017
Notification: December 1, 2017
Awards: January 1, 2018


John R. Saunders, M.D. Research Award

The Milton J Dance Endowment is dedicated to providing support for the care of patient with head and neck cancer and their families.  Throughout our history, we strive to provide effective, state of the art head and neck cancer care, as well as supportive and rehabilitative care that facilitates a productive and healthy life for our patient and their families.

The Milton J Dance Endowment is seeking applications for research proposals under the John R. Saunders, M.D. Research Award that will ultimately improve the quality of care for head and neck cancer patients and their families.  Applicants may include researchers, physicians, and health care professionals in private and public institutions. Proposals may be focused on any aspect of head and neck cancer care or head and neck and/or voice disease etiology, diagnosis, therapy. However, proposals that focus on support and rehabilitation of head and neck cancer patients are particularly encouraged, and applicants are strongly encouraged to submit proposals that directly involve patients treated within the Milton J Dance Head and Neck Center.

Questions regarding suitability of proposals may be directed to Barbara P. Messing, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, Administrative - Clinical Director. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Barbara Messing prior to submission of a proposal. 

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