Cancers of the head and neck
This course is available online. Please see below for more details on how to attend this course via the Internet.
About this course
Cancers of the head and neck by David Argyle. Head and neck cancers in dogs and cats represent a diverse group of tumour types that can affect a diverse range of structures. Complicating this, is the fact that a tumour of a particular histiotype can sometimes behave different biologically depending on location (the classical example being Squamous carcinoma). The mainstay of therapy for head and neck cancer is surgery (+/-) radiotherapy. Chemotherapy per se, is of little benefit in the majority of cases. However, with the advent of better molecular techniques for understanding disease, some of the new, molecularly targeted drugs may become important in the management of such cases. In this webinar, we will discuss:
- Major cancer types, their diagnosis and pathology
- Standard treatment options
- Novel approaches and horizon therapies