Upcoming Programs and Events
The Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center hosts a variety of programs and events for our members, patients, and community.
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Tuesday, April 20, 2021 to Monday, May 17, 2021
- Basic Health Sciences
- Clinical Health Sciences
- Mailman School of Public Health
This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits and Continuing Dental Education Credits
In this free interactive webinar, attendees will hear from practitioners who treat patients with oral cancer. Over the course of the session, presenters will share best practices from Columbia’s multidisciplinary head and neck/oral cancers team to maximize treatment outcomes while sparing patients’ morbidity, as well as exciting new research in head and neck cancers on the horizon.
Upon conclusion of this activity, participants will be better able to:
Describe types of oral cancer in patient populations
Recognize the varied clinical appearances of oral cancer
Discuss how present-day treatment improves cancer outcomes while preserving form and function
Recognize clinical lesions that are considered premalignant, such as leukoplakia and erythroplakia
Understand the role of tissue biopsy in everyday clinical practice and when/how to biopsy lesions
Develop sound treatment strategies and referral systems for management of patients with potentially cancerous oral lesions