The Singapore Nasopharyngeal Cancer (NPC) Support Group will be organizing the above mentioned talk.
Date: 21/5/2015 (Thursday)
Venue: CareConnect, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
This talk is open to all NPC survivors / caregivers.
Speaker: Mr Yoon Wai Lam (Director of Speech Therapy Works, Part-time lecturer in the Master in Speech Pathology Programme, National University of Singapore)
Topic: How does NPC affect speech and swallowing? Can speech and swallowing function be maintained after radiotherapy?
Speech and swallowing difficulties can occur at the time when the diagnosis of NPC is made or it can also occur during and/or after treatment. In this talk, how speech and swallowing problem happen and its management will be discussed. Simple speech and swallowing exercises that may be useful to maintain speech and swallowing function would be demonstrated during the talk.