HPV-associated oropharyngeal cancer is a newly-identified disease, yet treatment standards remain the same for head and neck cancers, regardless of HPV status. This free case-based course will discuss the current research focusing on treatment intensity and biomarker refinement, and highlight varying treatment options.
- Identify standard-of-care options for non-operative treatment of oropharyngeal cancer and use them when appropriate.
- Describe the distinct epidemiology and clinical significance of HPV-associated oropharyngeal disease.
- Enhance awareness of current research directions to more effectively personalize treatment of oropharyngeal cancer.
ACGME Competencies addressed: Medical Knowledge; Practice-based Learning & Improvement
Note: This course is now accessible through iPads as well as personal computers