Al Nahdha Hospital holds Oral, Head, Neck Cancer Awareness Day

981552MUSCAT: In line with the Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week (OHNCAW), which is observed in April of every year, Al Nahdha Hospital’s Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) Department, in collaboration with the Oman Anti-Tobacco Society organised an Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Day at the hospital on Tuesday.
The event provided free screening and counselling for the public regarding the risk factors of head and neck cancer conducted by
the head and neck surgical oncology team.
The day taught the attendees how to do self-examination and how to examine their relatives, friends and neighbours.
Furthermore, the event involved educational talks on the symptoms of oral, head and neck cancer in order to diagnose this type of cancer at early stage.
The Oman Anti-Tobacco Society took part in conducting awareness among individuals about the smoking adverse effects and ways to quit this habit.
OHNCAW is organised by the Head and Neck Cancer Alliance in the USA. Al Nahdha Hospital is one of the registered hospitals in the world that conducted oral, head and neck cancer awareness. — ONA