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Diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation of oral cancer patients

Event Details

Event Name
Diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation of oral cancer patients
Event Type
Event Subject
Topic Groups (Clinical Governance, General Dental Practice, Oral Health, Patient Communications, Practice Management)
31/08/2018 - 31/12/2018
00:00 - 01:00
BDA e-learning
Address, ONLINE
Booking Fee(s)
  • Dental Care Professional: £30.00
  • BDA member: £0.00
  • Non member: £60.00

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The role of the team in the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of patients with oral cancer 

Session synopsis

This comprehensive lecture explores the role of the primary care team in helping to reduce the incidence of oral cancer. Emphasis is given to the role of the primary care dental team both during and posttreatment, for both prevention of oral disease and rehabilitation

Lecture filmed at the British Dental Conference and Exhibition 2017


Learning objectives

  • Understand the incidence, aetiology and presentation of oral cancer
  • Understand the need for early diagnosis and referral of cases of oral cancer or potentially malignant lesions using correct referral pathways
  • Be aware of the treatment pathways and role of the secondary care team in management of patients with oral cancer
  • Be aware of the need for joint working at the primary/secondary care interface to give optimum care to patients with oral cancer.


1 hour of verifiable CPD

A CPD certificate (in the name of the purchaser) will be available to download once viewing of this online lecture has been completed.


About the speaker

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Andrew Baldwin, Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, Manchester

Andrew qualified in dentistry in Liverpool (1983) and medicine/surgery in Manchester (1994). Fellowships of the Royal College of Surgeons of both England and Edinburgh were obtained, and higher surgical training pathway completed in the North West region, before he was appointed as Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon in 2003 at Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust.

Andrew undertakes all aspects of oral and maxillofacial surgery, but has a specialist interest in head and neck oncology with reconstructive surgery, and salivary gland disease. For ten years he led the Head and Neck Oncology service within his NHS Trust, and sat on the Head and Neck Clinical Subgroup for Greater Manchester and Cheshire. Currently, he is the Clinical Director for the Oral & Maxillofacial & Plastic Surgery Directorate.

In addition to his clinical work, Andrew has a strong interest in medical education. He regularly teaches undergraduate medical and dental students at The University of Manchester, and is involved in postgraduate education with the North West Deanery. He also examines for The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh nationally and internationally.

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