Workshop Date and Time

Wednesday, April 15, 2020, 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 Oral and Head and Neck Cancer
  • Staging & Diagnosing
  • Key Questions in Making Treatment Decisions
  • Surgical Interventions, including Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • New Chemotherapy Options
  • Concurrent Chemotherapy & Radiotherapy
  • The Role of Clinical Trials
  • Guidelines for Dental Care
  • Speech & Swallowing Rehabilitation
  • Pain & Symptom Management
  • Nutritional Concerns & 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

Krzysztof Misiukiewicz, MD, MSCR

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

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

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

Oncology Dietitian, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center

Christine Calafiore, MSW

Oncology Social Worker, CancerCare

Continuing Education Credits

(Live Only)

Social Workers This program has been submitted to the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, an approved provider through the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners, provider #CS4607, for 1.0 Contact Hour.

CancerCare, Inc. 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 #SW-0088. This workshop is approved for 1.0 Contact Hour.

Registered Dietitians: This program has been submitted to the Commission on Dietetic Registration for one Continuing Professional Education Unit (CPEU).

To request continuing education paperwork, please email your name, profession, and address to connect@cancercare.org after the program. All paperwork for continuing education credit must be requested, completed, and 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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