The Ministry of Health (MoH), represented by the Department of Ear, Nose and Throat at Al Nahdha Hospital, lately organised an awareness day on head and neck cancers, in conjunction with the World Head and Neck Cancer Day.
It was held in the presence of Dr Wahid al Kharusi, president of the Oman Cancer Association, and a quantity of supporting teams, stated a press release.
The awareness day was organised for the fourth year in order to educate the neighborhood members about head, neck and mouth cancers, and how to avoid the infection from these tumors and how to detect them early.
It also shed light on the elements causing this kind of cancer and how to minimize the spread. The occasion stressed on the distribution of awareness pamphlets to educate members of the neighborhood on how to do self-examination.
A specialised healthcare team also answered participants’ queries at the occasion.
Information Source: Muscat Daily