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Head and neck cancer: the red flag symptoms to watch out for

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Development Outcomes (C)
Topic Groups (Oral Cancer)
Wednesday 24 November 2021
19:30 - 20:30
BDA e-learning
Address, ONLINE
Richard Shaw
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    Head and neck cancer: the red flag symptoms to watch out for

    Wednesday 24 November 2021
    19:30 – 20:30

    *** This webinar is complimentary for the whole dental team ***


    Explore how to recognise symptoms of oral cancer and gain an understanding of the impact of COVID-19 on referrals and treatment.

    Learning objectives

    • Know which symptoms are a red flag
    • Understand premalignant lesions
    • Recognise patterns
    • Learn 2/52 rules
    • Explore recent advances in cancer treatment
    • Explore COVIDSurg Cancer – the interaction of covid and head and neck cancer.

    Learning content

    A one-hour lecture with the chance to ask the speaker questions at the end of the webinar.

    About the speaker

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    Richard Shaw

    Professor of Head and Neck Surgery, Liverpool Head and Neck Centre
    Honorary Consultant in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Liverpool University NHS Foundation Trust

    Richard graduated in Bristol and Glasgow from primary degrees in dentistry and medicine. After surgical training in Glasgow, Richard moved to Liverpool in 2001 to undertake higher training in OMFS and subsequently a head and neck oncology fellowship.

    Richard was appointed to Liverpool University and Aintree in 2007, gaining his personal chair in 2012. Richard co-chairs the Mersey Head and Neck Ocnology Research Group (MHNORG), an expanding and vibrant multidisciplinary collaboration of clinicians and scientists committed to improving understanding and treatment of malignancies of the mouth, throat and larynx.

    Following several senior roles in the NCRI Clinical Studies Groups, Richard was appointed as an associate director of NIHR CRN with specific remit for advancing surgical oncology trials and the role of surgeons in the national cancer portfolio. He also represents OMFS on the Royal College Cancer Services Committee and is an elected Board Member and Trustee of the British Association for Surgical Oncology. He is an Officer of Council and President Elect of the International Academy of Oral Oncology.


    Development Outcomes - C

    1 hour CPD

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