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) [...]
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.
A/Prof Eng Ooi, Tracey Nicholls and the ENT surgery team provided free oral cancer screening and a video about Head and Neck Cancer to raise awareness on World Head and Neck Cancer Day July 27 , 2017.
Flinders Medical Centre has people power to thank for a state of the art new laser (Channel 7 news) Dr Eng Ooi and the new KTP laser at Flinders Medical Centre Sinus surgery can improve a patient’s quality of sleep The prevalence of sleep dysfunction is high in patients with chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) and significantly improves after endoscopic sinus surgery; in patients with CRS and comordid obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), sinus surgery confers substantial improvements in quality-of-life, according to a new report (JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2015;141:873-881). Hayfever season The hay fever (seasonal allergic rhinitis) has started in Adelaide. It can cause you to have [...]