EXECUTIVE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE HELLENIC SOCIETY OF ORAL ONCOLOGY
Ourania Nicolatou – Galitis
Our vision is the recognition and the respect of our Association by the scientists and the Society, both in Greece and internationally, as being an Association with expertise to the Treatment, Education and Research in the field of supportive care in cancer patient, who receives oncology therapy.
Our mission is to privide high level of supportive care in cancer, both in children and adults, who receive anticancer therapy.
- The reduction of morbidity of the cancer patient
The respect of the value of life
- The respect of the quality of life
To offer supportive care to all
- The team work and collaborations
- The creation and search of new knowledge
Purposes of the Hellenic Society of Oral Oncology
Α) The promotion of supportive care science of the mouth in the cancer patient, who receives oncological therapy.
Β) The promotion of the quality of life which is related to the oral health.
C) The development of close collaborations with the oncologists.
D) The development of collaborations with the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer/International Society of Oral Oncology.
E) The promotion of collaborations with public and private organizations in Greece and abroad, with similar scope and goals.
F) The promotion of quality of life with the implementation and distribution of protocols, based on guiedlines ( evidence based protocols and guidelines ).
G) The contribution to the promotion of the knowledge of the hospital and general dentist to the prevention and management of acute and chronic oral complications in cancer therapies, in collaboration to the Dental Oncology Unit of the Dental School of the University of Athens.
H) The inspiration of new scientists to undertake a work in the field of Oral Supportive Care in Oncology.
I) The planning of programs and the organization of seminars, presentations and lectures, in collaboration with the dental oncology unit of the Dental School of the University of Athens, to the health care professionals, to patients and to their families and to the general public.The goal of the increased information of the general public on the field of oral supportive care in the cancer patient is particularly stressed.
J) The planning of research projects and the contribution in the research of risk factors in the prevention, diagnosis, and management of oral complications in cancer therapies. The scientific data will be precisely collected, will be analysed, will be presented with care, and will be published with honesty.
K) The organization of scientific meetings and other related events, with goals according to the purposes of the Society.
L) The promotion of our achievements in the field of Oral Oncology in Greece and abroad.
M) The providance of financial support for the attendance of scientific eventss in Greece and abroad, on subjects related to Oral Supportive Oncology.
N) The promotion of friendships and collaborations between the members of the Society.