Baptist Health Mission

As a witness to the love of God through Jesus Christ, Baptist Health exists as a voluntary, not-for-profit organization to promote and improve the physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being of the people and communities it serves through the delivery of quality health care services provided within a framework of fiscal responsibility.

April 1, 2016
Esophageal Cancer Awareness

The National Cancer Institute states that head and neck cancers account for approximately 3% of all cancers in the United States.  Head and neck cancers tend to be more common in men. The main causes of head and neck cancers are tobacco (smoked or chewed) and alcohol.  Symptoms may include a lump or sore that does not heal, sore throat that does not go away, difficulty swallowing or a change or hoarseness in the voice.