Special Lecture: Oral Cancer - A Comprehensive Overview

Please join the UNC Cancer Network for a special online telehealth lecture with Samip N. Patel, MD, FACS; Trevor Hackman, MD FACS; and Ricardo J. Padilla, DDS. This lecture will provide a comprehensive review of oral cavity cancer by providing information about the warning signs of oral malignancy and potential clinic course of this disease with and without therapy. This program will offer CNE, ASRT, CME and ADA continuing education credit (upon approval) for eligible participants. We invite anyone interested to view our lectures. Lectures are viewable online via GoToWebinar or by participating in the lecture at one of our designated viewing sites. Please contact us for more information about GoToWebinar registration or to be connected with a site coordinator near you.

  • Special Lecture: Oral Cancer - A Comprehensive Overview
  • 2017-12-08T12:00:00-05:00
  • 2017-12-08T13:00:00-05:00
  • Please join the UNC Cancer Network for a special online telehealth lecture with Samip N. Patel, MD, FACS; Trevor Hackman, MD FACS; and Ricardo J. Padilla, DDS. This lecture will provide a comprehensive review of oral cavity cancer by providing information about the warning signs of oral malignancy and potential clinic course of this disease with and without therapy. This program will offer CNE, ASRT, CME and ADA continuing education credit (upon approval) for eligible participants. We invite anyone interested to view our lectures. Lectures are viewable online via GoToWebinar or by participating in the lecture at one of our designated viewing sites. Please contact us for more information about GoToWebinar registration or to be connected with a site coordinator near you.
When Dec 08, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM (EST / UTC-500)
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Contact Phone 919-445-1000
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Samip N. Patel, MD, FACS
Assistant Professor
Head & Neck Oncology/Microvascular Reconstruction
Department of Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery
School of Medicine
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Hackman Photo

Trevor Hackman, MD, FACS
Associate Professor
Head and Neck Fellowship Director
Director of the Transoral Surgery Program
Department of Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery
School of Medicine
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

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Ricardo J. Padilla, DDS
Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Diagnostic Sciences
Residency Program Director
School of Dentistry
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Lecture Description

This program will provide a comprehensive review of oral cavity cancer by providing information about the warning signs of oral malignancy and the potential clinical course of this disease with and without therapy.  The lecture will include discussion of disease etiology, risk factors for cancer, pre-cancerous lesions, early and advanced cancers, diagnostic work up, treatment, prognosis, complications and morbidities of therapy.

Lecture Objectives:

  • Identify the risk factors and precursor lesions for the development of oral cancer.
  • Discuss the appropriate diagnostic work up, treatment and surveillance for oral cancer.
  • Recognize the impact of depth of invasion, nodal metastasis, and perineurial invasion on recurrence rates and survival.
  • Discuss the possible complications of oral cancer treatment and suggested management strategies.

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Lecture Resources:  

  • Flyer (Coming Soon!)
  • Live Link (Coming Soon! Livestream of lecture; recording available for viewing within 48 hours of lecture.)
  • All other documents and information for UNCCN Site Coordinators (including WebEx connection information, presentation handout, and links to obtain certificates) can be accessed on the UNC Cancer Network Learning Portal.