Cincinnati—A symposium called Advances and Controversies in Head and
Neck Cancer will be held Saturday, June 19, at The Westin Hotel in
downtown Cincinnati. Sponsored by the Department of Otolaryngology,
Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Cincinnati (UC) College of
Medicine in conjunction with The University Hospital and The Barrett
Cancer Center, the symposium was funded by an educational grant in aid
generously provided by Bristol-Myers Squibb Oncology.
begins at 8 a.m., followed by welcoming remarks by John Hutton, MD,
dean of the UC College of Medicine and introduction of the guest
speakers by Jack Gluckman, MD, professor and chairman of the UC
Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery.
The topics and speakers are as follows:
Vaccine Approach to Cancer" by Kenneth Foon, MD, UC professor of
medicine and director of The Barrett Cancer Center;
Trials for Head and Neck Cancer at the University of Chicago" by Edward
E. Vokes, MD, director of the section of Hematology/Oncology at the
University of Chicago;
"Contemporary Head and Head Cancer Treatment"
by Bernard Cummings, MD, professor and chairman in the Department of
Radiation/Oncology at the University of Toronto; and
Progress and Future Directions in Organ Preservation for Advanced
Laryngeal Cancer" by Gregory Wolf, MD, professor and chairman,
department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University of
Michigan. A panel discussion on laryngeal cancer will follow.
The $50 registration fee is waived for residents-in-training with written verification from program director.
For more information, call Robbie Cornelison at 513-558-4152.