Perspective on the Clinical Management of Recurrent/Metastatic HNSCC – Vancouver

bookLearning Objectives

  • Overview of the clinical management of unresectable recurrent and metastatic HNSCC.
  • Need for evidence-based medicine in a COVID environment and beyond.
  • Share US experience and sequencing of available therapies.

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Tuesday, September 28, 2021

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3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

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personAbout the Faculty

Dr. Cheryl Ho

Chair

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Dr. Barbara Burtness

Dr. Barbara Burtness

Speaker

Dr.Barbara Burtness is Professor of Medicine at the Yale University School of Medicine. She is co-leader of the Developmental Therapeutics Program, Director of the Head and Neck Clinical Research Programat Yale Cancer Center, and Principal Investigator of the Yale Head and Neck Cancer Specialized Program of Research Excellence. Dr.Burtness’ research focuses on translational studies in head and neck cancer, including biomarkers of resistance to EGFR inhibitionand synthetic lethal approaches for HPV negative head and neck cancer.She chairs the ECOG-ACRIN Head and Neck Cancer Therapeutics Committee, which conducts multicentertrials of novel treatment paradigms to improve the survival and functional outcomes of patients with all stages of head and neck cancers. She has conducted numerous phase I–III investigator-initiated trials,andis coordinating investigator for phase III registration trials of afatinib in the post-radiation setting and pembrolizumab in the first-line setting

Sponsorship

This program has been made possible through unrestricted support from Merck.

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