Workshop Date and Time

Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 1:30 – 2:30 pm, Eastern Time Register Now

Registrants can listen in live over the phone or online as a webcast.

Topics Covered

  • Overview of Head and Neck Cancer
  • Staging and Diagnosing
  • Key Questions in Making Treatment Decisions
  • Surgical Interventions, Including Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • New Chemotherapy Options
  • Concurrent Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy
  • The Role of Clinical Trials
  • Guidelines for Dental Care
  • Speech and Swallowing Rehabilitation
  • Pain and Symptom Management
  • Nutritional Concerns and Tips
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Terry A. Day, MD

Wendy and Keith Wellin Endowed Chair in Head and Neck Surgery, Professor and Director, Division of Head & Neck Oncologic Surgery, Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs, Medical University of South Carolina, Hollings Cancer Center, Chairman, Board of Directors, Head and Neck Cancer Alliance

Krzysztof Misiukiewicz, MD, MSCR

Associate Professor, Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology, Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai, Mount Sinai Hospital

David I. Rosenthal, MD, FACR

Professor, Section Chief, Head and Neck Radiation Oncology, Director, Head and Neck Translational Research, Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Douglas E. Peterson, DMD, PhD, FDS RCSEd

Professor of Oral Medicine, Department of Oral Health and Diagnostic Sciences, School of Dental Medicine, Chair, Program in Head & Neck Cancer and Oral Oncology, Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Connecticut Health Center

Jan S. Lewin, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

Professor, Department of Head and Neck Surgery, Section Chief, Speech Pathology and Audiology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Diana L. Bearden, MS, RD, CSO, LD, CNSC

Supervisor, Clinical Nutrition, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Carolyn Messner, DSW, OSW-C, FAPOS

Director of Education and Training, CancerCare

Continuing Education Credits

This program has been submitted for 1.0 Contact Hour to social workers by The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, an approved provider through the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners, provider #CS4607. This program has been submitted to the Commission on Dietetic Registration for one Continuing Professional Education Unit (CPEU).

For New York State Licensed Social Workers: Cancer Care Inc. SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0088. This workshop is approved for 1.0 Contact Hour for the live program only.

To receive the continuing education paperwork, please email connect@cancercare.org with your name, title and address. All paperwork for continuing education credit must be submitted within two weeks of the live program.

Brochure

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The information presented in this workshop is provided for your general information only. It is not intended as medical advice and should not be relied upon as a substitute for consultations with qualified health professionals who are aware of your specific situation. We encourage you to take information and questions back to your individual health care provider as a way of creating a dialogue and partnership about your cancer and your treatment.

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