COVID-19 LEVEL 4 ALERT

COVID-19 LEVEL 4 ALERT

Urgent Head and Neck Cancer

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During Covid 19 Level 4 Alert  Dr John Chaplin remains available for assessment and management of urgent Head and Neck Cancer patients.

If you are a patient or GP with a patient with a high suspicion of cancer  call either (09) 6311948

or (027) 2970971 to discuss .

Patients will be seen and treated during Covid 19 level 4 alert  if there is a risk that their head and neck cancer will progress in the next 4-6 weeks if not treated.

A detailed list of conditions is not provided but principles are as follows:

Neck masses suspicious for cancer

-Obvious oral or pharyngeal tumours

-Rapidly progressing thyroid masses

-Obstructing goitres

-Severe thyrotoxicosis

-Hyperparathyroidism with calcium>3

-Melanoma or high risk skin cancer

 

 

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