Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Otolaryngology Volume 46, Issue 10: Highlights from the UCSF Head and Neck Cancer Update

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Theodoros N. Teknos, MD, Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Otolaryngology, Director, James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, presented Multidisciplinary Management of Laryngeal Cancer, and David W. Eisele, MD, Director, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Andelot Professor of Laryngology and Otology, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, MD, presented on The Unknown Primary. William R. Ryan, MD, Assistant Professor, Division of Head and Neck Oncologic and Endocrine Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, presented on Tongue Cancer.

Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Otolaryngology Volume 46, Issue 10: Highlights from the UCSF Head and Neck Cancer Update.

The goals of this program are to improve diagnosis and management of laryngeal and tongue cancers and head and neck cancers of unknown primary. After hearing and assimilating this program, the clinician will be better able to:

1. Use chemoselection to choose appropriate candidates for larynx preservation with chemoradiation therapy (CRT).

2. Evaluate patients with head and neck cancers of unknown primary to locate primary tumor.

3. Manage and treat unidentified head and neck cancers of unknown primary with surgery and/or CRT as appropriate.

4. Choose the best approach to adequately reconstruct lingual defects from surgical management of tongue cancer.

5. Perform adequate therapeutic and elective neck dissection for tongue cancer primaries based on size, extent, and location of the tumor.

The original programs were presented by Theodoros N. Teknos, MD, Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Otolaryngology, Director, James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, David W. Eisele, MD, Director, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Andelot Professor of Laryngology and Otology, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, MD, and William R. Ryan, MD, Assistant Professor, Division of Head and Neck Oncologic and Endocrine Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine.

Audio-Digest Foundation, the largest independent publisher of Continuing Medical Education in the world, records over 10,000 hours of lectures every year in anesthesiology, emergency medicine, family practice, gastroenterology, general surgery, internal medicine, neurology, obstetrics/gynecology, oncology, ophthalmology, orthopaedics, otolaryngology, pediatrics, psychology, and urology, by the leading medical researchers at the top laboratories, universities, and institutions.

Recent researchers have hailed from Harvard, Cedars-Sinai, Mayo Clinic, UCSF, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, The University of Kansas Medical Center, The University of California, San Diego, The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, The University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and many others.

Out of these cutting-edge programs, Audio-Digest then chooses the most clinically relevant, edits them for clarity, and publishes them either every week or every two weeks.

In addition, Audio-Digest publishes subscription series in conjunction with leading medical societies: DiabetesInsight with The American Diabetes Association, ACCEL with The American College of Cardiology, Continuum Audio with The American Academy of Neurology, and Journal Watch Audio General Medicine with Massachusetts Medical Society.

For 60 years, the global medical community of doctors, nurses, physician assistants, and other medical professionals around the world has subscribed to Audio-Digest specialty series in order to remain current in their specialties as well as to maintain their Continuing Education requirements with the most cutting-edge, independent, and unbiased continuing medical education (CME).

Long a technical innovator, Audio-Digest was the first to produce audio medical education programs and the first to produce in-car medical education. Currently, its subscription and annual products are available on CD and MP3, as well as iPhone, iPad, and Android apps.

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