In honor of Head & Neck Cancer Awareness Month, the Global Resource for Advancing Cancer Education (Cancer GRACE) held a webinar entitled, “Treatment for Late Stage Oropharynx Cancer.” Oncolink was pleased to support Cancer GRACE on this webinar, which features University of Pennsylvania radiation oncologist Dr. Geoffrey Geiger.
Part I of the webinar will address oropharynx cancer basics, risk factors and the role that the human papillomavirus (HPV) plays in the diagnosis and treatment of oropharynx cancer. Watch & listen here.
Part II of this webinar addresses Late Stage Oropharynx Cancer, Planning for External Beam Radiotherapy. Watch & listen here.
Part III addresses treatment, related side effects and their management. Watch & Listen here.
Part IV addresses chemotherapy in late stage oropharynx treatment, what it is, how it is given and management of side effects. Watch & Listen here.
People living with stage III or IV oropharynx cancer have many questions:
- What kinds of radiation and chemotherapy are available to treat my cancer, and what’s the difference between them?
- What are the side effects?
- What does HPV have to do with oropharynx cancer?
Get answers to your questions during this free patient webinar on late stage oropharynx cancer. The webinar, sponsored by the Global Resource for Advancing Cancer Education (GRACE), will feature Dr. Jared Weiss of UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and Dr. Geoffrey Geiger from the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
The Global Resource for Advancing Cancer Education (GRACE) provides expert-mediated information on current and emerging cancer management options in order to empower patients, caregivers, and health professionals to become direct partners in cancer care. Visit us online at www.cancerGRACE.org or call 888-501-1025.