April is Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Month.
In this webinar, Jason Sager, MD reviews what we need to know about Head and Neck cancer, from screenings to the most advanced treatments available in clinical trials.
0:50 Why Head and Neck Cancers are grouped together
3:30 HPV and certain head and neck cancers (and other factors)
5:45 Screening for Head and Neck Cancer (should be happening in your dentist's office)
11:30 Treatment Options (Standards)
12:54 Tumor Sequencing
15:38 Seeing 3 Doctors: A surgeon, Radiation Oncologist, and Medical Oncologist and being seen at NCI-Accredited Cancer Center
17:50 Clinical Trials (227) available in the United States
18:59 Immunotherapy and Combinations
20:59 What Metastatic Means (Spread)
21:34 Innovative Treatments (Vaccines, Immunotherapy, ADCs)
24:53 Finding and Navigating to Trials (and more trials)
29:00 Gene Mutations and other biomarkers
30:30 Understanding Risk and Accessing Trials, as needed