Personalized Care for Head and Neck Cancer

Umamaheswar Duvvuri, MD, PhD, discusses the current state and future direction of personalized care for head & neck cancer.

Educational Objectives 

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to: 

  • Explain the epidemiology of oropharyngeal cancer
  • Describe role(s) of surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation in the treatment of Head & Neck Cancer
  • Explain the role of targeted therapies in the management of Head & Neck Cancer

Disclosures

Dr. Johnson has reported no relevant relationships with entities producing health care goods or services.

Dr. Duvvuri has financial interests with the following entity or entities producing health care goods or services as indicated below:

  • Consultant: Activ Surgical & Medrobotics

All presenters' disclosures of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services used on or consumed by patients is listed above. No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers, and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The University of Pittsburgh designates enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit[s]™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

For your credit transcript, please access our website four weeks postcompletion at http://ccehs.upmc.com and follow the link to the Credit Transcript page.

Release Date: 4/22/2021 | Last Modified On: 4/22/2021 | Expires: 4/22/2022