Oral Cancer: detection, treatment and management: a multi professional approach 

  • Course summary

    This session will discuss the patient pathway from detection of disease through to management of oral complications of cancer therapies.
    The session will help delegates to:
    • Understand current trends in oral cancer
    • Identify at risk patients and understand the role of patient education in prevention of oral cancer
    • Detect red flag signs and symptoms and know when to refer
    • Explain mechanism of action of cancer therapies and outline advances
    • Provide an overview of several oral complications such as stomatitis, dry mouth and osteonecrosis of the jaw
    • Describe the supportive care needed for patients experiencing these oral complications
    • Demonstrate with case studies.
  • Who is it for?

    Primary healthcare staff including community pharmacists, dentists, practice nurses, GPs and GP trainees that work in the following areas:
    • Barnet
    • Enfield
    • Haringey
    • Camden
    • Islington
    • Waltham Forest
    • City and Hackney
    • Tower Hamlets
    • Redbridge
    • Newham
    • Barking and Dagenham
    • Havering
  • Course dates

    Thursday 17 May 2018, 19:00-21:30
  • Location

    UCH Education Centre, 250 Euston Road, NW1 2PG.
  • How to book

    To book your place please complete our application form and email to uclh.cancer.academy@nhs.net
    Places will be allocated on a first come first served basis.
  • Course tutor

    • Dr Navdeep Jumar, BDS, FDSRCS(Eng), PhD, Cert RDP, Cert Surg & Pros Implantology. Consultant in Special Care Dentistry, UCLH
    • Dr Shereen Nabhani-Gebara, PharmD, BCOP. Senior Lecturere, Inter-professional Education Lead, School of Pharmacy and Chemistry, Kingston University
    • Dr Hana Cho. Academic Clinical Fellow in Special Care Dentistry, UCLH
    • Dr Priya Thakrar. Registrar in Oral Medicine, UCLH
    • Pinkie Chambers. NIHR Doctoral Research Fellow, UCL & Lead Pharmacist Applied Health Research, Cancer Services, UCLH