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News Archive – October 2018

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Oral sex with women a leading cause of head and neck cancer in men says Northwick Park surgeon

Posted 16 Oct 2018

Bhavin Visavdia, consultant oral and maxillofacial surgeon at the Watford Road hospital, blamed the human papilloma virus (HPV), which is also a cause of cervical cancer. Girls are already routinely immunised against HPV, but the links between... Read more

BAHNO surgeon discusses oral sex cancer risk for men

Posted 16 Oct 2018

Young men urged to take up new vaccine after oral sex link to oral cancer confirmed. The Government announced in July plans to extend vaccination against the human papilloma virus to boys between 12 and 13 after a rise in the number of men... Read more

New Council members

Posted 05 Oct 2018

Following the recent call for new members to apply for positions on Council, we are please to announce the following appointments: Honorary Administrative Secretary (with immediate effect) – Mr Peter Brennan Plastic Surgery Representative... Read more

Vacant posts on Council

Posted 05 Oct 2018

The following positions on Council are available – please consider putting yourself forward and contributing to your association. President Elect – (President 2019 – 2021) Honorary Secretary   Plastic Surgery Representative The Hon Sec... Read more

Make Sense Campaign

Posted 05 Oct 2018

Head and neck cancer is now the 6th most common type of cancer in Europe

The British Association of Head and Neck Oncologists is using the Make Sense campaign to raise awareness of the fact the head and neck cancer is now the sixth most common type of cancer in Europe. Rise reported in the number of head and neck... Read more