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Oral Complications Associated with Cancer Therapy: Identification and Practical Approaches – Advanced Practice Provider (UNC Lineberger Cancer Network)
July 21, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Ali Shazib, DMD
Clinical Assistant Professor
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC Adams School of Dentistry
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Oral Complications Associated with Cancer Therapy:
Identification and Practical Approaches.
The presentation will highlight the field of oral medicine and its integration into the oncology landscape (oral oncology), identify oral complications associated with cancer therapies, practical approaches towards managing oral complications, and discuss the role of multi-disciplinary care through going through cases. The presentation will include challenges associated with oral care for patients undergoing cancer therapy and its role in survivorship and beyond.
- Familiarize the learner with short and long-term complications associated with cancer therapies such as salivary gland dysfunction, infections, oral mucositis, jaw osteonecrosis, graft-versus-host disease, second cancers.
- Practical approaches to management of oral complications
- Role of multi-disciplinary care
The Advanced Practice Provider lecture series created and coordinated by Tammy Triglianos, DNP, ANP-BC, AOCNP, in partnership with the UNC Lineberger Cancer Network.
FREE CE credits: NCPD/CNE