Advances in Multi-Disciplinary Head and Neck Cancer Care - 09/2024

Date
September 12, 2024 - September 14, 2024
Time
12:00pm - 12:00pm
Advances in Multi-Disciplinary Head and Neck Cancer Care

Course# MOT25005
September 12-14, 2024
Grand Hyatt, San Francisco, CA

Overview

This course is designed for head and neck cancer providers representing the entire multidisciplinary team. This includes head and neck cancer surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, dietitians, nurses, social workers and speech-language pathologists. The course will offer a blend of didactic and interactive experiences highlighting state-of-the-art head and neck cancer care from evaluation and treatment to survivorship. Renowned faculty members from both institutions will share the most up-to-date information regarding scientific advancements and novel approaches to optimize both curative and functional outcomes in the head and neck cancer population.

 

Learning Objectives

We specifically anticipate improvements in skills and strategies to:

  • Implement best practice in the complex, multidisciplinary delivery of care for head and neck cancer patients;
  • Discuss updates in the management of oral cavity, oropharynx, and larynx cancer;
  • Optimize the use of pathology and radiology to guide head and neck, thyroid, and salivary cancer management;
  • Evaluate the goals and techniques of head and neck reconstruction with a focus on functional outcomes;
  • Incorporate novel innovations in diagnostic and therapeutic approaches in patient care;
  • Determine appropriate evaluations for dysphagia, voice, communication and trismus for patient with head and neck cancer;
  • Identify swallowing therapy techniques appropriate to optimize swallowing/voice outcomes for patients with head and neck cancer;
  • Provide rationale for the necessity of instrumental swallowing assessment in patients with head and neck cancer.

https://headandneck.ucsf.edu/ 

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