Detection and Management of Oral Cancer

Detection and Management of Oral Cancer

Online live via Zoom
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Course Fee: $150          30-day early registration: $135       Registration limited
CDE Credits: 4

Saturday, October 8, 2022
8:30 AM – 12:30 PM   Pacific Time

Oral cancer is one of the ten most frequent cancers worldwide and in the USA. Its incidence is approximately 2-3% of all malignant neoplasms and has one of the lowest survival rates of about 50% over a 5-year period. Oral cancer most often appears clinically as a precancer lesion which then progresses to cancer.

 

    Lecture Topics

    • Clinical presentation of oral precancer lesions and its progression to cancer
    • Importance of screening and early detection
    • New non-invasive diagnostic tools
    • Management of precancer lesions
    • Management of oral complications of cancer therapy

      Learning Objectives

      • Recognize oral precancer lesions and understand its progression to cancer
      • Realize the importance of screening and early detection
      • Become familiar with new non-invasive diagnostic tools
      • Comprehend the management of precancer lesions and oral complications of cancer therapy

       

      speakers/instructors and topics are subject to change without prior notice

       

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