2021 Advances in Head and Neck Cancer Conference

August 21, 2021
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 0.25 Attendance
Course opens: 
06/02/2021
Course expires: 
12/31/2021
Event starts: 
08/21/2021 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
08/21/2021 - 4:40pm
Cost:
$1.00

Morning Session


Keynote Speaker -8 to 8:50 AM, Q&A: 8:50 to 9AM 

Oral Cavity: 9AM – 10:05 AM
(3 sessions: 15 min each session, 1 panel: 20 min)
•    Management of N0 Neck 
•    Update in microvascular reconstructive techniques for oral cavity defects
•    Adjuvant therapy for oral cancer
•    Panel – oral cavity cases

5 Min Break

Larynx and Hypopharynx  10:10-11:10
(3 sessions: 15 min each session, 1 panel 15 minutes)
•    Surgical techniques for laryngeal cancer
•    Organ preservation in laryngeal/hypopharyngeal cancer
•    Escalation efforts to improve outcomes in HPV negative HNSCC
•    Panel – larynx/hypopharynx cases

5 Min Break

Oropharynx : 11:15AM – 12:350AM
(3 sessions: 15 min for the first two then 30 minutes for the third, 1 panel 20 min)
•    Incorporating HPV status into the management of oropharyngeal cancer / 8th edition AJCC staging system
•    Role of robotic surgery in the management of oropharyngeal cancer
•    De-intensification of treatment in HPV positive oropharyngeal cancer
•    Panel – oropharynx

12:35to 1:15PM: Lunch Break

Afternoon Session

Rare Tumors in the Head and Neck: Salivary Gland / Paranasal sinuses: 1:15PM – 2:15PM  
(3 sessions: 15 min each session, 1 panel 15 min) 
•    Advances in molecular diagnostics for salivary gland cancers
•    Surgery for paranasal sinus tumors
•    Does systemic therapy play a role in the management of salivary and paranasal sinus cancers?
•    Panel 

5 Min Break

Management of Recurrent / Metastatic Head and Neck Cancers: 2:20PM – 3:40PM
(4 sessions: 15 min each session, 1 panel 20 min)
•    Systemic options for recurrent or metastatic head and neck cancers
•    Role of reirradiation in the treatment of recurrent or metastatic head and neck cancer
•    Proper selection of patient with recurrent cancers who may (or may not) benefit from surgical resection           
•    Role of palliative care in the management of patients with recurrent / metastatic cancers 
•    Panel   

5 Min Break

Management of patients following treatment for head and neck cancer (3:45 – 4:40PM)
(3 sessions: 15 min each session, 1 panel 15 min)
•    Evidence-based protocol for surveillance imaging studies
•    Management of delayed complications following radiotherapy
•    Importance of survivorship care in the post-treatment management of head and neck cancer patients
•    Panel

(4:40 PM) End of Meeting

Live Virtual Conference

This activity is approved for the following credit: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

Available Credit

  • 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 0.25 Attendance

Price

Cost:
$1.00
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