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Head and Neck Cancer in the Era of COVID-19

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Head and Neck Cancer in the Era of COVID-19

The programme is designed to offer an expert opinion exchange and provide some practical approaches for head and neck cancer management during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Head and Neck Cancer in the Era of COVID-19
Chair: Paolo Bossi
Speakers: Cesare Piazza, Panagiotis Belermpas, Petr Szturz

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*The ESMO Webinar Series is freely available to all healthcare professionals working in Oncology

Programme

  • Introduction, Paolo Bossi, MD, Department of Medical Oncology – University of Brescia, Italy
  • Special management of head and neck cancer according to the recent ESMO COVID-19 recommendations, Paolo Bossi, MD, Department of Medical Oncology – University of Brescia, Italy
  • Head and neck cancer surgery in time of COVID-19 with a clinical case presentation, Cesare Piazza, MD, Department of Otorhinolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, University of Brescia, Italy 
  • Radiation therapy in time of COVID-19 with a clinical case presentation, Panagiotis Belermpas, MD, Department of Radiation Oncology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
  • Systemic palliative therapy in time of COVID-19 with a clinical case presentation, Petr Szturz, MD, Department of Oncology, Service of Medical Oncology, Lausanne University Hospital CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Round table discussion, Paolo Bossi, MD, Department of Medical Oncology – University of Brescia, Italy, Cesare Piazza, MD, Department of Otorhinolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, University of Brescia, Italy, Panagiotis Belermpas, MD, Department of Radiation Oncology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, Petr Szturz, MD, Department of Oncology, Service of Medical Oncology, Lausanne University Hospital CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland 
  • Closing remarks, Paolo Bossi, MD, Department of Medical Oncology – University of Brescia, Italy

Learning objectives

  • Understand the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in the management of patients with head and neck cancers
  • Review the recent ESMO adapted recommendations on head and neck cancer in the COVID-19 era
  • Present clinical cases of head and neck cancer patients
  • Discuss the multidisciplinary aspects of head and neck cancer management during the COVID-19 pandemic 
  • Evaluate a multidisciplinary approach to head and neck cancer in a COVID-19 pandemic

Watch now*

*The ESMO Webinar Series is freely available to all healthcare professionals working in Oncology

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