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Mouth Cancer Awareness Week


 

 Mouth Cancer Awareness Week (MCAW) is carried out annually by OCRCC and our collaborating partners with the aim of supporting the common goal which is to raise the public’s awareness of this dreadful disease. In order to achieve this, OCRCC and all our partners will organize various activities during the week.

It is our great pleasure to announce that for this year, the MCAW will be held on 15th – 21st November 2015. OCRCC, together will Faculty of Dentistry, University of Malaya will organize activities as below:

  • 3Bs activity booth
  • Free mouth screening
  • Poster (& games) exhibition
Apart from increasing awareness among the public, it is equally important that health professionals be adequately trained such that early detection of oral diseases is possible. Therefore, in conjunction with MCAW, OCRCC will organize a training workshop on ‘Early detection of Oral Cancer and Potentially Malignant Lesions’ that will be held on 15th – 17th November 2015, at Armada Hotel, Petaling Jaya. It is expected that about 30 dental practitioners from the Ministry of Health Malaysia will participate in this workshop.

Mouth Cancer Awareness Week 2014



As an opening for the week, a 'Mouth Cancer Awareness Week Walkathon' will be held to launch the week. Details of the walkathon are as follows:

Date: 11 August 2014 (Monday)
Time: 10.30 am - 6.30 pm
Venue: Kuching Waterfront, Kuching Sarawak

"S0METIMES A BIG MOUTH IS A GOOD THING"

 

MCAW is carried out with the aim of supporting the common goal which is to raise the public’s awareness of this dreadful disease. During the week, OCRCC and all our partners planned various activities such as poster exhibition, free mouth screening, and exposure in mass media. The week is usually launched with a MCAW Walkathon at scenic public parks such that these awareness efforts would reach our target group; the Malaysian public.

 

Kindly contact us for further detail.

 


  • ORAL CANCER RESEARCH & COORDINATING CENTER
    Level 7, Postgraduate & Research Building,
    Faculty of Dentistry,
    University of Malaya,
    50603 Kuala Lumpur
    MALAYSIA
    Tel : 03-7967 4896
    Email: oralcancer2003@um.edu.my

 

 

 


This year, the MCAW is scheduled for 17th-23rd November 2013. Various activities has been planned by OCRCC and our collaborators for the week such as poster exhibition, exposure in mass media and free dental/mouth screening. 


As an opening for the week, a 'Mouth Cancer Awareness Week Walkathon' will be held to launch the week. Details of the walkathon are as follows:

Date: 17th November 2013 (Sunday)
Time: 7.30-11.00 am
Venue: Taman Rekreasi Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur (In front of Rumah Malaysia, Gate C)


In 2013, an additional activity which is the Mouth Cancer Awareness Week Walkathon was held in a small scale in University of Malaya. The success of this walkathon made it the highlight event of the awareness week where last year the walkathon was held to officiate the week. Apart from the walk, there will be other activities on that day such as free dental screening and other exhibition dedicated to increase public awareness on oral cancer.  Activities such as free dental screening, poster exhibition and self-mouth examination demonstration will be held throughout the week. In the Faculty of Dentistry University of Malaya, a poster drawing competition is orginised as an additional activity where winners will exhibit their posters during the week. Mouth Cancer Awareness Week will end with the Mouth Cancer Awareness Week Walkathon


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Date: 18th November 2012, Sunday
Venue: Galeri Tasik Shah Alam Selangor
Starting Time: 9am
Registration fees: Free
*Support by buying T-shirt & Collar Pins (RM25)
 
Activities Of The Day:
- Free Dental Screening
- Free Medical Checkup
- Mini Games
- Charity Booth Sales
- Mystery Doorgift


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MOUTH CANCER AWARENESS WEEK 2011

In conjunction with the Mouth Cancer Awareness Week 2011, the Oral Cancer Research and Coordinating Centre (OCRCC), Faculty of Dentistry have organised a Mouth Cancer Awareness Week Walkathon on the 19th of November 2011 at the Astaka Taman Tasik Titiwangsa, Kuala Lumpur. It was an annual program week conducted to raise public awareness to oral cancer. In addition, the program has provided information on the importance of oral health care and oral cancer risk. The walkathon was began at 7.30am and finished at 10.00am. There are various activities such as free dental and medical examination, exhibitions dedicated to increase public awareness on oral cancer and a baazar selling various merchandises by Threadszoo been held up to 5.00pm.

Activities of the day :
- Free Mouth Cancer screening
- 'Flea Market'


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