Center for Research in Oral Cancer

Faculty of Dental Sciences

Center for Research in Oral Cancer

University of Peradeniya

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Multidisciplinary comprehensive review on National Cancer Control Program through IAEA- PACT program.

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Smokeless tobacco and Areca nut cessation training programme for Nurses, NTS, Kandy. 19.09.2019

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Smokeless tobacco and Areca nut cessation training programme for dental surgeons, Sirimavo Bandaranayake Children's Hospital. 18.09.2019

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Smokeless tobacco and Areca nut cessation training programme for dental surgeons, North Province. 03.09.2019

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9th ASOMP conference held at MAHSA University, Malaysia from 22nd to 24th August 2019

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Smokeless tobacco and Areca nut cessation training programme for nursing students, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, University of Peradeniya. 17.08.2019

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Smokeless tobacco and Areca nut cessation training programme for dental surgeons, Uva Province. 16.08.2019

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First official visiting research fellow to the CROC, Dr Yuhei Matsuda, Shimane University Faculty of Medicine, Japan, 09.08.2019

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Smokeless tobacco and Areca nut cessation training programme for dental surgeons, North Western Province", 09.08.2019

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The new building constructed for the Centre for Research in Oral Cancer (CROC) of the Faculty of Dental Sciences, University of Peradeniya was ceremonially opened by Prof Upul B Dissanayake, Vice Chancellor of the University of Peradeniya with the presence of DrvajiraJayasinghe, Dean, faculty of Dental Sciences, Dr Ananda Jayalal, Deputy Director General (Dental) Health Services,Dr Samantha Kumara Kithalawarchchi, Former Director/ PTFDP, Prof WM Tilakaratne, Director CROC and Secretary,Prof RuwanJayasinghe.
This center is the one and only research centre dedicated for the research in oral cancer in the country. It has laboratory which will be developed in to a state of the research laboratory to conduct molecular research relevant to oral cancer and oral potentially malignant disorders. In addition, it has the facilities of a tobacco and areca nut cessation clinic, animal house, auditorium, library space, IT area and office space.

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Third international conference on “oral cancer, oral potentially malignant disorders, smokeless tobacco and areca nut” organized by the centre for Research in Oral Cancer (CROC) was successfully completed on 14th July 2019 at K bambaradeniya Auditorium, Faculty of Dental Sciences. The theme of the event was “towards a society free of oral cancer". This event was jointly organized by the Centre for Research in Oral Cancer of the Faculty of Dental Sciences, University of Peradeniya, Ministry of Health, SLT project committee of the National Authority on Tobacco and Alcohol (NATA) and Presidential Task Force on Drug Prevention.
First pre conference workshop was held on the 12th on the topic of Smokeless Tobacco and Areca nut control in Sri Lanka. This workshop was conducted with the participation of all stake holders and a strategic plan for the next five years was discussed and finalized. Second workshop on Imaging and diagnostic aids in the management of Oral cancer and OPMD was held at the CPC hall on the same day.

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    Programme name: Training programme on “Tobacco and Areca Nut Cessation” and Opening of Tobacco cessation Clinic
    Date: Thursday 10th January 2019
    Venue: Faculty of Dental Sciences, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

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    Programme name: Training programme on “Smokeless Tobacco and Areca Nut Cessation”
    Date: Thursday 14th June 2018
    Venue: Faculty of Dental Sciences, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
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    Programme name: Inauguration of Victim Group Formulation
    Date: Tuesday 21st March 2017
    Venue: Faculty of Dental Sciences, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
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    Programme name: Foundation laying ceremony building of Center for Research in Oral Cancer
    Date: Tuesday 10th January 2017
    Venue: Center for Research in Oral Cancer, Faculty of Dental Sciences, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
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    Programme name: 2nd International Congress on Oral Cancer, Smokeless Tobacco and Areca Nut
    “Combat Oral Cancer – Preserve Lives”
    Date: Saturday 2nd July 2016
    Venue: Conference Hall, Faculty of Dental Sciences, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka ... ...

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