Head and Neck Cancer Symposium, Eighth Annual

Miami, FL US
March 9, 2019

Personalized medicine helps doctors learn about a person’s genetic makeup and how his or her tumor grows.  Modern personalized medicine is based on targeted therapy. In targeted therapy, it is essential that information about the altered pathway and the components leading to cancer are available. During this symposium, physicians will discuss the treatment modalities, prognosis and clinical trials associated with head and neck cancer.​
 

Complete details at HNCancerSymposium.BaptistHealth.net

Preregistration is closed. We will accept onsite registrations.

 

 

 

 

Target Audience

Primary Care Physicians, Dentists, Otolaryngologists, Gastroenterologists, Radiologists, Medical Oncologists, Oral Maxillofacial Surgeons, Surgeons, Pathologists, Pediatricians, Hospitalists, Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Radiology Technologists and Pharmacists.

 

 

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the benefit of optimal dental hygiene and oral care in the cure and survival of all cancer patients.
  • Assess when to refer patients to an experienced surgeon for safe extraction of teeth in head and neck radiation patients. 
  • Assess common indications for proton therapy in head and neck cancer.
  • Explain the pros and cons of proton therapy versus photon therapy in head and neck cancer.
  • Identify which thyroid nodules should be biopsied.
  • Assess the possible causes of the thyroid cancer epidemic.
  • Assess and review the best imaging strategies in patients with suspected salivary gland tumors.
  • Identify the limitations of CT and MRI in evaluating salivary gland tumors.
  • Review preliminary results of current de-escalation trials.
  • Discuss future directions in the treatment of HPV-positive tumors.
  • Review results of immunotherapy trials in Head and Neck Cancers.
  • Discuss future directions and the evolving role of immunotherapy in the treatment of head and neck cancers
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.50 Florida Board of Dentistry
  • 4.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 4.50 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 4.50 Nurse Practitioners
  • 4.50 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
  • 4.50 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 4.50 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
  • 4.50 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
12/02/2018
Course expires: 
06/23/2019
Event starts: 
03/09/2019 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
03/09/2019 - 2:00pm
Rating: 
5
Miami Cancer Institute
8900 N. Kendall Dr.
Cafe
Miami, FL 33176
United States

Kevin J. Abrams, M.D.
Diagnostic Radiologist

Kevin J. Abrams, M.D. has indicated that he is a consultant, on the speaker’s bureau and a stock holder for Keystone Homart.  Dr. Abrams will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentation or discussion. 

Noah Kalman, M.D.
Radiation Oncologist

Noah Kalman, M.D., indicated that neither he nor his spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and he will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentation(s) or discussion(s).

Carol Horkowitz-Tsaousis, DMD
Prosthodontist

Carol Horkowitz-Tsaousis, DMD, indicated that neither she nor her spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and she will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentation(s) or discussion(s).

Robert Udelsman, M.D., MBA, FACS, FACE
Director of Endocrine Neoplasia Institute
Miami Cancer Institute

Robert Udelsman, M.D., indicated that neither he nor his spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and he will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentation(s) or discussion(s).

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Disclosure Policy and Disclaimer

Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.

Baptist Health South Florida designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been approved for 4.5 credit hours by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine and the Florida Council of Physician Assistants. CE Broker #20- .

The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board (AANPCB) accepts CEs accredited by the ACCME.  Individuals are responsible for checking with the AANPCB for further guidelines.

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Available Credit

  • 4.50 Florida Board of Dentistry
  • 4.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 4.50 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 4.50 Nurse Practitioners
  • 4.50 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
  • 4.50 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 4.50 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
  • 4.50 General certificate of attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
12/02/2018
Course expires: 
06/23/2019
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