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Friday, November 17, 2023
All times in Eastern Time

7:00 - 7:50
Registration / Breakfast / Exhibits
7:50 - 8:00
Patrick Byrne, MD, MBA and Jamie Ku, MD
8:00 - 9:50
Advances in Screening and Prevention of Head and Neck Cancer
Moderator: Jamie Ku, MD
  1. Salivary Biomarkers for Oral Cancer
    Nishant Agrawal, MD
  2. Preventing Oropharyngeal Cancer through HPV Vaccination: A Path Towards Decreased Incidence
    Shauna Campbell, DO
  3. Secondary Prevention: The Role of HPV Screening in High-Risk Population
    Eric Lamarre, MD
  4. Advancements in the Management of Premalignant Lesions
    Brandon Prendes, MD
  5. Q&A - Panelists: Drs. Agrawal, Campbell, Lamarre, Prendes
9:50 - 10:10
Break / Exhibits
10:10 - 12:00
Utilization of Molecular and Nonmolecular Biomarkers in Treatment Decision Making in Head and Neck Cancer
Moderator: Neil Woody, MD
  1. Genetic Mutations and Implications in the Treatment of Advanced Thyroid Cancer
    Joseph Scharpf, MD
  2. Utilization of HPV Circulating Tumor DNA in HPV-associated Oropharyngeal Cancer
    Scott Roof, MD
  3. Utilization of Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) Biomarkers in Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma
    Jacob Miller, MD
  4. Updates on Promising Biomarkers for Non-HPV-associated Head and Neck Cancer
    Natalie Silver, MD
  5. Advances in Diagnostic Imaging to Aid in Treatment Decision Making
    Jonathan Lee, MD
  6. Q&A - Panelists: Drs. Scharpf, Roof, Lee, Miller, Silver
12:00 - 1:00
Lunch / Exhibits
1:00 - 2:40
Recent Innovations in the Treatment of Advanced Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma (cSCC)
Moderator: Emrullah Yilmaz, MD
  1. More Than Skin Deep: Immunotherapy in Advanced cSCC
    Jessica Geiger, MD
  2. The Utility of Mohs Intraoperative Margin Clearance for Advanced Cutaneous Malignancies
    Allison Vidimos, MD, RPh and Jamie Ku, MD
  3. Prognostic and Predictive Biomarkers in cSCC: Early Stages or Ready for Prime Time?
    Shlomo Koyfman, MD
  4. New Innovations in Facial Nerve Reconstruction and Rehabilitation
    Patrick Byrne, MD, MBA
  5. Q&A - Panelists: Drs. Geiger, Vidimos, Ku, Koyfman, Byrne
2:40 - 3:00
Break / Exhibits
3:00 - 4:15
Innovative Approaches to Improving Functional and Quality of Life Outcomes
Moderator: Joseph Scharpf, MD
  1. Novel Surgical Management of Osteoradionecrosis
    Michael Fritz, MD
  2. Prosthetic Rehabilitation for Speech and Swallowing (PReSS)
    Richard Cardoso, DDS, MS
  3. Pre-Habilitation in the Management of Dysphagia in Head and Neck Cancer Patients
    Joann Kmiecik, MA, CCC-SLP and Molly Smeltzer, MS, CCC-SLP
  4. Q&A - Panelists: Dr. Fritz, Dr. Cardoso, Kmiecik, Smeltzer
4:15 - 5:00
Tumor Board Cases
Moderator: Danielle Bottalico, MD, MPH
Panelists: Drs. Yilmaz, Woody, Agrawal, Cardoso, Stock & Cracolici
5:00 - 6:00
Reception / Exhibits / Prize Raffle

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