Al Nahdha Organizes Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Day
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 organized on Tuesday an Oral , Head and Neck cancer awareness day at the hospital’s main entrance.
The event provided free screening and counselling for the public regarding the risk factors of head and neck cancerconducted by thehead and neck surgical oncology team. The day additionally taught the attendees how to do self-examination and how to examine their relatives, friends and neighbors. 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 creating awareness among individuals about the smoking adverse effects and ways to quit this habit.
It should be noted that (OHNCAW) is organized by the Head and Neck Cancer Alliance in the USA and Al Nahdha hospital is one of the registered hospitals in the world that conducted oral, head and neck cancer Awareness.