Drs. Jared Weiss and Josh Bauml, gathered post ASCO 2018 to discuss new information regarding head and neck cancers. In this roundtable video, the doctors discuss mucositis.
Head & Neck Cancers
Frequently Asked Questions
Written by Joshua Bauml, MD
What is it?
“Head and neck cancer” is an umbrella term for different cancers that occur in the head and neck region, from the sinuses and nasal cavity down to the larynx. The most common of these tumors affect the lining of the mouth and throat. Head and neck cancers are divided by where they start:
Oral cavity (tongue, gums, inner cheek)
Drs. Jared Weiss, Assistant Professor, Clinical Research Hematology/Oncology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, and Josh Bauml, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, join GRACE to discuss updates relating to pembrolizumab, nivolumab and PD-L1 markers for head and neck cancers.
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