World H&N Cancer Day: Report



World Head and Neck Cancer Day Workshop 26-27 July 2015


Johannesburg, South Africa26/07/2015 to 27/07/2015




Name of Host: Professor Vinay Sharma

Name of Institution: Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital and University of the Witwatersrand

URL of Institution: http://www.wits.ac.za/

Brief Summary:

The workshop to commemorate World Head and Neck Cancer day held at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa from 26-27 July was a success. These dates were chosen specifically to correspond with 27th July which was nominated as World Head and Neck Cancer Day. The event saw about 91 participants taking part. Those invited included Specialists, Radiation Oncologists, Head & Neck Surgeons, Registrars, Medical Physicists, Medical officers, Radiation Therapists and Oncology Nurses. The workshop focused on all the management aspects of head and neck cancers from prevention, pathology, radiation therapy, chemotherapy for cure and palliative care.

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