Review consultation protocols for head and neck cancer patients during COVID-19 These arrangements are correct at the time of writing but are subject to change.
I am receiving a lot of enquiries from head and neck cancer patients about whether or not they should cancel their overseas travel plans. The
“Cervical cancer of the throat” – when medical terminology gets in the way of a good story I am a health communicator who has been
I have just returned from the 9th International Robotic Surgery Symposium (IRSS) in Seoul, Korea. This is the final in a series of five blog posts.
I have just returned from the 9th International Robotic Surgery Symposium (IRSS) in Seoul, Korea. This is the fourth in a series of five blog posts:
We have just completed the second annual St Vincent’s Head and Neck Dissection course. In Australia, Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery trainees must complete
In a setting such as Sydney Hospital it is impossible not to reflect on the history of hospitals and surgery in Australia from the commencement
Head and neck cancer screening Surgeons and oncologists who work in Head and Neck Cancer Multidisciplinary Teams (MDTs) are qualified to screen patients for head
Meeting the needs of head and neck cancer patients Head and neck cancer treatment is difficult, complex and overwhelming for patients and carers. By adding
Richard is delighted to announce that Dr Brett Leavers is joining his practice.
Most patients with human papillomavirus (HPV) related oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (HPV +ve OPSCC) will present with a neck lump.
The alternative treatment I offer to appropriate patients with idiopathic subglottic stenosis is open surgery. Cricotracheal resection, tracheal resection, and laryngotracheoplasty are procedures which remove the narrowed part of the lower larynx and upper trachea called the subglottis. The larynx and trachea are then sewn back together. This surgery offers a longer term solution because it removes the part of the narrowed section of the trachea. I will expand on treatment options including cricotracheal and tracheal resection in another blog post.