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Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode


HONcode status The health Website
SPOHNC - Support for People with Oral and Head and Neck Cancer
is in compliance with the HONcode


Title of the site:SPOHNC - Support for People with Oral and Head and Neck Cancer
Web address:http://www.spohnc.org/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct576446
Date of initial review: 03 Aug 1998
Validity of certificate12 Oct 2013 - Oct 2015
Date of last visit12 Oct 2013
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This certificate confirms the revision of the site by the HONcode Team at the above date.
It respects and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct (HONcode).

* 1. Authoritative   2. Complementarity   3. Privacy   4. Attribution   5. Justifiability   6. Transparency
    7. Financial disclosure   8. Advertising policy



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The Health on the Net (HON) certificate serves as a guarantee that this website, at the date of its certification, complies with and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct as drawn up by the HON foundation.

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You will find below the elements identified by the HONcode team at a precise date to justify the respect of the 8 ethical principles.

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1. Information must be authoritative
SPOHNC BOARD OF DIRECTORS 2013
  (12 Oct 2013) - Link

2. Presentation of the site
Mission:
In 1991, with the encouragement of David P. Wolk, MD a head and neck surgeon and James J. Sciubba, DMD, PhD, Director of Dental Care at Long Island Jewish Medical Center on Long Island, NY, I founded Support for People with Oral and Head and Neck Cancer, Inc. (SPOHNC). As a self-help organization involved in the development of programs of support, SPOHNC, a not-for-profit 501 (c) (3) organization, has become a vital component of the healing process for head and neck cancer patients.
  (12 Oct 2013) - Link

Audience:
In 1991, with the encouragement of David P. Wolk, MD a head and neck surgeon and James J. Sciubba, DMD, PhD, Director of Dental Care at Long Island Jewish Medical Center on Long Island, NY, I founded Support for People with Oral and Head and Neck Cancer, Inc. (SPOHNC). As a self-help organization involved in the development of programs of support, SPOHNC, a not-for-profit 501 (c) (3) organization, has become a vital component of the healing process for head and neck cancer patients.
  (12 Oct 2013) - Link

Purpose of the website
The information contained on this web site is offered as support for patients and families facing an oral or head and neck cancer diagnosis. Information on this site should not replace the relationship that exists between a patient or site visitor, and his or her physician. Support for People with Oral and Head and Neck Cancer, Inc. does not endorse treatments or products mentioned on this web site or in News From SPOHNC. Please consult your physician before using any treatments or products.
  (12 Oct 2013) - Link

3. Confidentiality
Privacy Policy
  (12 Oct 2013) - Link

4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
SOURCE: ImClone Systems; Bristol-Myers Squibb
  (05 Feb 2011) - Link

Last updated 11-Oct-13
  (12 Oct 2013) - Link

5. Justification of claims
This principle is not applicable for this site 

6. User support and adequation

  (12 Oct 2013) - Link

7. Disclosure of funding sources
Corporate Sponsors

Support for the SPOHNC greatly appreciates the support of the following Corporate Sponsors

Donations

Tax Deductible Donation to SPOHNC

Support for People with Oral and Head and Neck Cancer, Inc., is a nonprofit organization dedicated to meeting the needs of oral and head and neck cancer patients and survivors.
  (12 Oct 2013) - Link

8. Advertising policy
Advertising Policy

SPOHNC do not advertise on its web site.

  (12 Oct 2013) - Link

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