The Saveetha Oral Cancer Institute ( SOCI) associated with Saveetha Dental College , conducted a one day CDE on the comprehensive management of oral cancer on the 18 th Saturday of August 2018.
The event was kickstarted by a welcome speech by Dr MR Muthusekhar , Head of Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. Several speakers from renowned institutions and hospitals across Chennai were invited , in-fact 17 speakers in total . The CDE aimed to showcase the multidisciplinary support needed for cancer care and was targeted to the post graduates in specialities of oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology and prosthodontics. The highlight of the event was a key note by renowned oral surgeon Dr George paul who gave an oration on his 25 years of experience dealing with oral cancer patients. The program culminated with a quiz program for the post graduates in which 45 students participated with the first prize going to Dr Yash, an oral oncology fellowship student from Karpaga Vinayaka dental college and the runner up being dr ishwarya from GDC, a postgraduate student in oral medicine. Dr Rinku George Head of oral oncology , gave the vote of thanks .