ORAL CANCER SCREENING CAMP
“WORLD NO TOBACCO DAY”
On account of “WORLD NO TOBACCO DAY” Oral cancer screening camp was organised and conducted by the Department of Oral medicine and radiology along with Oral pathology and microbiology of RVS Dental college and hospital for the employees of SIMTA ASTRIX, SIMTA MACHINERY PVT.LTD, Sulur on 29.04.2019 & 30.04.2019 and from 9.00AM-2.00PM.
Oral screening were done for nearly 150 employees and one on one counselling were given to quit smoking and pan chewing. Employees were given pamphlets carrying information on illeffects of tobacco.
A short videos was shown regarding the ill effects of tobacco and speech were given by the faculties in local languages (Tamil & hindi). Patients diagnosed of having precancerous lesions were identified, following which advised treatment at RVS dental college and hospital.
VENUE:- SIMTA JACOBI, SIMTA Machinery pvt Ltd, Sulur.
TOTAL NUMBER OF PATIENTS SCREENED:- 63
Tobacco pouch keratosis-8
Oral submucous fibrosis-2.
VENUE:- SIMTA ASTRIX, Sulur.
TOTAL NUMBER OF PATIENTS SCREENED:- 81
Leukoplakia – 6, Tobacco pouch keratosis-16,
Oral submucous fibrosis-2
SIMTA JACOBI, SIMTA Machinery pvt Ltd, Sulur.
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