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NEW! Oropharyngeal Cancer Symposium

Oral Cancer

Presented by:

MD Anderson      ADA 2017 Logo

Working Together Against Oropharyngeal Cancer

Wednesday, October 18
11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Register today

There is much to learn about oropharyngeal cancer and how dentists, oncologists, head and neck surgeons and other health professionals can and should work together. A coordinated and multifaceted approach can help reduce cases and produce better treatment results for patients. Don’t miss the opportunity to learn from leading researchers and professionals. Get the latest science, research and statistics on oropharyngeal cancer and learn how you can be part of prevention and treatment solutions.

In addition to the symposium, ADA News recently reported the ADA and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center are combining their expertise to focus on increasing human papillomavirus vaccinations and tobacco cessation for oral cancer prevention. Their goal is to help improve patient outcomes through programs aimed at dental and medical professionals and the public.  

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Symposium Presenters:

Erich M. Sturgis, MD, MPH
Professor, Department of Head & Neck Surgery and Department of Epidemiology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Lois M. Ramondetta, MD
Professor, Department of Gynecologic Oncology and Reproductive Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center; Chief, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Lyndon B. Johnson General Hospital, Harris Health System

Theresa M. Hofstede, BSc, DDS
Associate Professor, Department of Head and Neck Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Melinda Wharton, MD, MPH
Director, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Center for Disease Control

Mark Lingen, DDS, PhD
Professor, Department of Pathology at the University of Chicago Medicine

Neil D. Gross, MD, FACS
Associate Professor, Department of Head and Neck Surgery, Division of Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Katherine A. Hutcheson, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Head and Neck Surgery, Division of Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center; Associate Director of Research for the Section of Speech Pathology and Audiology, Department of Head and Neck Surgery - Research, Division of Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Marcelo Araujo, DDS, MS, PhD
Vice President, Science Institute, American Dental Association

Dave Preble, DDS, JD, CAE
Vice President, Practice Institute, American Dental Association

What's included?

  • 4.5 hours of CERP CE
  • Courses led by leading researchers and professionals
  • Continue the conversation luncheon
  • Networking break
  • All-access pass to ADA 2017 (including CE courses, Exhibit Hall, Opening General Session, ADA 2017 Block Party, Distinguished Speaker Series and additional social and professional networking events)
Cost: By 9/22: $550
        After 9/22: $750

Space is limited - register early!

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Oropharyngeal Cancer Symposium