[Health Equity Week] Panel Presentation and Discussion: Equity and Quality of Life in Oral Cancer

Apr, 2019
12:15 PM-02:00 PM

William W.M. Cheung Auditorium | Penn Dental Medicine
240 S. 40th Street, Philadelphia, PA

Panel Presentation and Discussion: “Equity and Quality of Life in Oral Cancer”
Speakers: Moderator: Anh Le, DDS, PhD. Chair and Norman Vine Endowed Professor of Oral Rehabilitation Panelists: Thomas P. Sollecito, DMD, FDS, RCSEd, Chair and Professor of Oral Medicine; Rabie M. Shanti, DMD, MD, Assistant Professor of Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery, Otorhinolaryngology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; Brian Myung Chang, DDS, FACP, FAAMP, Associate Professor of Clinical Restorative Dentistry, Associate Professor of Clinical Oral Surgery and Pharmacology
Description: This presentation will provide an overview of a multidisciplinary department composed of oral and maxillofacial surgery, oral medicine and maxillofacial prosthodontics, their ongoing research efforts, collaborations and vision for addressing oral cancer. Speakers will discuss disparities in oral cancer incidence, survival and mortality; challenges and opportunities in oral cancer rehabilitation as well as prosthetic challenges in oral cancer survivors. The event will conclude with a patient perspective.

Lunch will be served.

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