Is a killer hiding right under your nose? Each year in Australia 5,000 individuals are newly diagnosed with head and neck cancer. Studies now show that HPV (Human Papilloma Virus), sexually transmitted virus, is one of the fastest-growing cause of oral cancers. Patients are increasingly younger, healthier, and often non-smoking individuals. Medical specialists can see or feel the pre-cancerous tissue changes, which might lead to a cancer. Everyone over the age of 18 should be screened annually. The exam is painless and quick. Date: Friday 26th July 2019 Time: 12:30 - 3:30pm Location: Flinders Centre of Innovation in Cancer (FCIC) [...]
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Join us for the Head and Neck Cancer Ball, Saturday 27 July 2019. Supporting the South Australian Foundation of Oto Rhino Laryngology Head and Neck Surgery, this event includes a 3-Course Dinner, Drinks Package, Entertainment & Live Auction. Invite your colleagues, friends and family and purchase your tickets now! When Saturday 27th July 6:30pm - 11pm Where Adelaide Convention Centre Riverbank Room North Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000 Tickets Available Visit Head and Neck Cancer Ball at Eventbrite Download the flyer here Head and neck cancer ball flyer
The Cancer Council SA and the Head and Neck Cancer Support Group SA invite you to a FREE PUBLIC EDUCATIONAL Forum. Guest speakers include Dr Andrew Foreman, Dr Sam Boase and Mr Todd Entwistle. When Tuesday 23rd July 2019 6pm registration and refreshments 6:30pm start - 8:30pm close Where Cancer Council SA Function Room, 202 Greenhill Road, Eastwood Parking is located behind the building and on the opposite side of Greenhill Road. To register Visit Head and Neck Cancer forum at Event Brite by 19th July Download the flyer here Head and Neck Cancer Forum 2019 Health professionals and consumers [...]
Tonsillectomy using the BiZact: A pilot study in 186 children and adults Associate Professor Eng Ooi in conjunction with Associated Professor Suren Krishnan has been involved in a pilot study using BiZact for a tonsillectomy. To read the outcomes and the report you can read via Wiley Content Sharing initiative here.
Great news from ACHA recently, regarding their acquisition of the Medrobotics Flex® Robotic System! A/Prof Eng Ooi is fully trained in the use of this innovative system for Trans-Oral Robotic Surgery (TORS), used for the treatment of patients with tonsil and throat cancer, snoring and OSA. ROBOTIC SURGERY AT FLINDERS PRIVATE HOSPITAL Flinders Private Hospital is proud to share our newest robotic acquisition and is the first private hospital in Australia with the Medrobotics Flex® Robotic System for Colorectal Surgery. Medrobotics expanded the use of the Flex® Robotic system to provide robot-assisted control of the Flex® [...]
Associate Professor Eng Ooi will be speaking on the topic of Upper Airway Surgery in Snoring & OSA on Wednesday 17 October 2018 in Brisbane. http://www.dentalsleepmedicine2018.com.au/program/speakers/eng-ooi.html
World Head & Neck Cancer Awareness Day is on Friday 27 July 2018. Free Oral screening is available in the Flinders Centre for Innovation in Cancer (FCIC) function room on Wednesday 25 July 2018 from 12pm – 3pm. See flyer below for details.
You are invited to attend a free public educational forum presented in association with World Head & Neck Cancer Day. Suitable for both Health Professionals and patients. See flyer below for registration details.
Can we talk without a tongue? Why can only some people roll their tongue? What is a geographical tongue? David Bevan from ABC Mornings radio recently spoke with our very own Associate Professor Eng Ooi to try to answer these questions and more on Meet the Organ. http://www.abc.net.au/radio/adelaide/programs/mornings/meet-the-organ–tongue/9811436