Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) October 18, 2011
Imedex, LLC would like to present Evolving Therapeutic Management for Head and Neck Cancer. This free continuing medical education (CME) opportunity will introduce the latest information on the use of EGFR-inhibitors with induction therapy, integration of EGFR-inhibitors with radiation and/or chemotherapy, and the use of HPV screening to help guide treatment decisions. The featured speaker for this continuing medical education event is Dr. Robert Haddad (Harvard) and his guests, Dr. David Brizel (Duke) and Dr. Merrill Kies (MD Anderson Cancer Center).
Dr. Robert Haddad is the Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Haddad has completed research on chemoradiotherapy regimens, the use of depsipeptide in head and neck cancer, as well as looking at new molecules in head and neck cancer treatment such as Cetuximab and Zactima. Dr. Haddad lectures extensively on the topic of Head and Neck Cancer both on the regional, national, and international level. Guest speakers Dr. David Brizel and Dr. Merrill Kies are also Head and Neck Cancer practitioners. Dr. Brizel knew he wanted to pursue a career in Radiation Oncology after attending a conference by Dr. Jay Harris, a renowned radiation oncologist of the Harvard Joint Center for Radiation Therapy. Since joining Duke, Dr. Brizel has been at the forefront in the development of innovative, new, and better treatments that are allowing more patients with head and neck cancer to survive and lead normal, productive lives. Dr. Kies is a Professor of Medicine in the Department of Thoracic/Head and Neck Medical Oncology at the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Kies has performed research in modality treatment of head/neck cancer and non–small-cell lung cancer, new drug development, and rehabilitation in head and neck cancer. He also lectures nationally and internationally and is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and The American Head and Neck Society as well as other professional organizations.
The continuing medical education webinar will discuss the following agenda:
- Presentation of interactive challenging cases
- Should the role of induction therapy be revisited?
- Current therapeutic options for the HPV +/- patient
- Integration of EGFR inhibitors with radiation/chemoradiation
- Panel discussion and Q&A
This live CME webinar will be held on October 24, 2011 at 6:00pm (EST).
For more information and to register for the Evolving Therapeutic Management for Head and Neck Cancer CME Webinar on October 24, 2011 please contact us:
E-mail us at registration(at)imedex(dot)com
Call us toll-free at 1-855-276-6855
Register Online at http://www.headandneckwebinars.com
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