Multidisciplinary approach in early diagnosis of head and neck neoformations
Yearly in Kazakhstan under the authority of European Head and Neck Society, EHNS and under support of Ministry of Healthcare and Social Development of the RK, Kazakh Oncology and Radiology Research Institute, and pharmaceutical companies MERCK and VIVA Pharm as well, the week of early diagnosis of head and neck cancer, the aim of which is to increase the awareness of first link of chain doctors and population about early symptoms of head and neck cancer. As a part of this initiative leading oncologists of Kazakhstan and Russia teach specialists in the sphere of otolaryngology and stomatology.
On the 20th of June 2017 in Semey on the basis of Regional Oncology Centre the conference with the topic “Multidisciplinary approach in early diagnosis of head and neck neoformations” took place, in which participated more than a hundred of oncologists, dentists and otolaryngologists. At the conference spoke the head of information-analytical center of Kazakh Oncology and Radiology Research Institute Shatkovskaya O.V., the head of the department of oncology and visual diagnosis of State Medical University of city of Semey, Dr.habil, the professor Adylkhanox T.A., associate professor of the department of stomatological disciplines of State Medical University of city of Semey Sadvakasova L.M.
In general structure of malignant neoformations head and neck cancer takes the sixth place in prevalence. More than 1 mil. of diseased with head and neck dermoid cancer are detected yearly, 700 thousand of which die annually. Localization of head and neck cancer is in larynx, mouth, pharynx, nasal cavity and paranasal sinus, sialaden.
It must be mentioned that in Kazakhstan the major part seek for medical help with such oncopathology at III-IV stage, as the result the treatment is very complicated. This is, as a rule, mutilating surgery, resulting in invalidity and essentially affecting the quantity of life of patients. Early diagnosis of disease and adequate therapy increase chances for recovery of the patient.
After theoretical part the event continued in master-class, clinical cases with benign neoplasm of mouth, larynx, pharynx, maxillary sinus cavity and early mouth cancer were analyzed.
Under the authority of measures taken, in cities of Almaty, Astana, Shymkent, Taraz, Karagandy and Semey examination of population takes place. Having called to the hotline 8-800-080-5058, you can sign up for diagnosis and pass for free screening at multidisciplinary team of specialists.