Improving prospects for oral cancer
The session provides an update of current mouth cancer statistics and
highlights the important role dental practitioners have in spotting the early
signs and symptoms to help improve early detection rates. The lecture also provides
some insight into the treatment your patients with mouth cancer may then
Lecture filmed at the BDA, London in November 2019
- Improve awareness of current head and neck cancer trends and statistics
- Improving early detection – key signs and symptoms your patients may present with
- Understanding possible treatment your patients with mouth cancer may undergo
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About the speaker
Russell Banner, Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Rutherford Cancer Centre South Wales
undergraduate training was at Christ's College, Cambridge and then at
Guy's, Kings and St Thomas' Medical School in London, qualifying in
2002. He trained as a junior doctor in London and became convinced of a
career in Clinical Oncology after working for six months in the Royal
Marsden Hospital. Russell gained Fellowship of the Royal College of
Radiologists in 2010 and Advanced Radiotherapy Clinical Research
Fellowship at Velindre Cancer Centre in 2011. He completed his MSc with
the Institute of Cancer Research in London in 2013 researching Human
Papilloma Virus specific T-cell immune responses before and after
chemoradiotherapy for oropharyngeal cancer.
Russell took up his
post as a Consultant Clinical Oncologist in the South West Wales Cancer
Centre in 2013 where his specialist tumour sites are head & neck and
gynaecological cancers. He is trained in the use of Proton Beam Therapy
and looks forward to developing the evidence base for the benefit of
this treatment in these tumour sites.
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