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Pacific Northwest Head, Neck & Thyroid Cancer Symposium 2012

Below are links to the presentations from the Second Annual Head, Neck & Thyroid Cancer Symposium that was held on April 6, 2012 at the Orin Smith Auditorium, UW Medicine, South Lake Union.


Advances in Head and Neck Radiotherapy
Upendra Parvathaneni, MD, FRANZCR
Director of Head and Neck Service Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
University of Washington School of Medicine
Click to view presentation (28:08) 
Human Papilloma Virus and Its Significance in the Prognosis of Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Wayne J. Harsha, MD ENT
Clinic Chief, Department of Surgery
Madigan Healthcare System
Click to view presentation (19:11) 
Systemic Therapy for Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Head and Neck
Renato G. Martins, MD, MPH
Medical Director, Outpatient Services, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Medical Director, Thoracic/Head & Neck Cancer Program
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology University of Washington School of Medicine
Click to view presentation (25:36) 
Moving Beyond Glucose Metabolism: Improving Specificity for PET Imaging in Head and Neck Cancer
Joseph Rajendran, MD, DMRT, FASNC, FACNM
Click to view presentation (20:40) 
The Age of Head and Neck Cancer Salvage
Isaac A. Bohannon, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
University of Washington School of Medicine
Click to view presentation (22:02) 
The Current Role of Pedicle Flaps in the Era of Free Flap Reconstruction
Stephen W. Bayles, MD, FACS
Deputy Chief of Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology
Virginia Mason Medical Center
Click to view presentation (30:45) 
Contemporary Reconstruction of Pharyngo-laryngoesophageal Defect
Namou Kim, MD
Head & Neck Surgery
Swedish Cancer Institute
Click to view presentation (27:58) 
Advances in Head and Neck Reconstruction
Neal D. Futran, MD, DMD
Professor and Chair, Department of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
Director of Head and Neck Oncology
University of Washington School of Medicine
Click to view presentation (23:37) 
Dental Consideration for Head and Neck Cancer Survivor
Amy M. Winston, DDS
Hospital Dentistry, Department of Surgery
Assistant Director, Swedish General Practice Residency
Swedish Medical Center
Click to view presentation (23:24) 

Surgical Management of Recurrent or Persistent Differentiated Thyroid Cancer
Gary L. Clayman, DMD, MD, FACS
Director of Head & Neck Cancer Program
Professor, Department of Surgery - Head & Neck Surgery
Chief Section of Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Click to view presentation (33:38) 

Robotic Assisted Thyroid Surgery: To Do Or Not To Do
Eduardo Mendez, MD, MS
Assistant Professor, Department of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
University of Washington School of Medicine
Assistant Member, Clinical Research Division
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Click to view presentation (23:43) 

Sentinel Lymph Node Mapping and Biopsy of the Head and Neck
Francisco J. Civantos, MD, FACS
Professor, Department of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
University of Miami
Director, Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
Click to view presentation (53:23) 

Head and Neck Skin Cancer Management
Amit D. Bhrany, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery \
University of Washington School of Medicine
Click to view presentation (30:23) 

Management of Unusual Temporal Bone Tumors
Douglas D. Backous, MD
Medical Director, Center for Hearing & Skull Base Surgery
Swedish Neuroscience Institute
Click to view presentation (29:56) 

Endoscopic Approach to the Anterior Skull Base
Vincent T. Chan, MD
Otolaryngologist/Rhinologist, Department of Otolaryngology
Swedish Medical Center
Click to view presentation (27:13)