World H&N Cancer Day: Report

World Head & Neck Cancer Day

Brisbane, Australia | 26 Jul 2017 to 26 Jul 2017

Name of Host : Professor Ben Panizza

Name of Institution : Princess Alexandra Hospital

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Brief Summary :

To celebrate World Head and Neck Cancer Day the Princess Alexandra Hospital ENT Department (Brisbane) hosted a free screening clinic. The clinic was bustling with 92 attendees checking-in. Doctors Ben Panizza, James Bowman, Scott Coman, Chris Perry, Matthew Ward and Leon Kitipornchai and the Outpatient Clinic Nurses were kept busy tending to those who presented. A high percentage of attendees completed patient satisfaction surveys (80%), with very positive feedback from all. Significantly, the clinic was successful in identifying 40 patients requiring follow-up and further investigation. In addition, the ENT Department hosted a stall in the hospital foyer promoting awareness of Head and Neck Cancer to the broader community.

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