Head and Neck Cancer (HNC): Health Campaign

Make Sense Campaign (MSC) MSC is a health campaign in Europe to raise awareness in head and neck cancer (HNC). The focus of the campaign are disease prevention, identifying the signs and symptoms of HNC and to encourage seeking medical advice early. In early stage HNC, the survival rate is as high as 80-90% but…… Continue reading Head and Neck Cancer (HNC): Health Campaign

Head & Neck Cancer (HNC): Curative Treatment with Radiotherapy and Chemotherapy

A pleasant lady, 53 years old with long standing hypertension, presented with dysphagia symptom for 3 months duration. She was diagnosed with base of tongue SCC, T2N2M0. Discussion in multidisciplinary team (MDT) meetings Surgery or definitive concurrent chemo-radiotherapy (CRT)? Surgeon want to operate, I want definitive concurrent CRT (happen all the time, ha3) Rationale? With…… Continue reading Head & Neck Cancer (HNC): Curative Treatment with Radiotherapy and Chemotherapy