World H&N Cancer Day: Report

World Head and Neck Cancer Day 2019

Seoul, Korea South | 26 Jul 2019 to 26 Jul 2019

Name of Host : Kyung Tae

Name of Institution : Hanyang University Hospital Cancer Center

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Brief Summary :

Korean Society for Head and Neck Oncology, Korean Society of Thyroid-Head and Neck Surgery, and Hanyang University Hospital Cancer Center jointly held a symposium, a free screening clinic and public awareness campaign on July 26, 2019 in Hanyang University Hospital to celebrate World Head and Neck Cancer Day 2019. The symposium was attended by 200 attendees including patients and their families, general participants, nurse and doctors. The symposium included lectures related to the treatment of head and neck cancer and thyroid cancer, radiotherapy, reconstruction, and post-treatment management. Also a free screening clinic for head and neck cancer was conducted on same day, and several head and neck lesions such as thyroid nodule, glottis leukoplakia, vocal nodules, and lymphadenopathy were found. We also made flyers about easy understanding of head and neck cancer and distributed it to participants and some of general public.  

Media Coverage :

The event of World Head and Neck Cancer Day 2019 was covered in the hospital website, some national and regional newspaper and health media. 

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