6th March 2015

Education Centre, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester

Aims/Objectives of Event:
  • Early recognition of potential problems associated with head and neck cancer and its treatment.
  • Ensuring that appropriate mechanisms are in place to inform team decision-making and minimize risk to patients.
  • Understanding the relevance of emerging developments in head and neck cancer.
Key themes:
  • Treating head and neck cancer in the patient with dementia.
  • Ethical issues and dilemmas in head and neck cancer.
  • Emerging treatments for head and neck cancer.

Topics Covered and Learning Outcomes:
  • Dilemmas in head & neck cancer care.
  • Emerging therapies in head & neck cancer.
  • Complementary therapy.
  • Dementia.
  • Patient experience.
  • Service commissioning.
  • Human papilloma virus (HPV) & implications.
  • Dietetics.
  • Stereotactic radiotherapy.
At the end fo the day delegates will:
  • Understand the decision-making process for patients with head and neck cancer.
  • Be aware of some emerging therapies for head and neck cancer.
  • Appreciate some of the ethical issues in head and neck cancer management.

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