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How common are oral cancers?
Why is early detection important?
Do GPs and Dentists have enough awareness of these cancers?
Join our Host Rachael Babin as she discusses these issues with surgeon Professor David Wiesenfeld from Melbourne, Australia.
Events & Resources:
VCCC Alliance 7 July 2023 Symposium Click here for more information and to register.
The previous 2019 forum has been made into learning modules: Oral and Oropharyngeal Cancers: Role of Dental and Medical Practitioners Forum 2019 VC.08 – Access online here.
VCCC Alliance Tongue Cancer Lived Experience: Access online here.
Professor David Wiesenfeld is the VCCC Alliance Research & Education Lead – Head and Neck cancer. In this role, he is working to map opportunities across the alliance to develop expert networks, deliver strategic educational programming, improve sharing of data for research, and implement multi-partner clinical trials to speed up the translation of new research into routine clinical practice.
He was appointed Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon with an interest in oral cancer at The Royal Melbourne Hospital in 1983. He has held appointments at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre as an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon and was appointed as Director of the Head and Neck Tumour Stream across the shared clinical services of Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and The Royal Melbourne Hospital in 2015, having served as Head of the Head and Neck Tumour Stream at The Royal Melbourne Hospital for eight years. He is Past Chairman of the Australian and New Zealand Head and Neck Cancer Society Research Foundation and a Past President of ANZHNCS.
With a background in oncology communications and academic publishing, Rachael is happiest sitting behind the mic chatting to interesting people about the impact their work makes in oncology.
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