ACDE – Oral Cancer and Premalignancy: Guide to Diagnosis and Management
December 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm$59
This course serves as a review of the clinical and microscopic features of oral premalignant lesions and oral squamous cell carcinoma. The diagnosis and management of commonly encountered premalignant conditions of the oral cavity, such as leukoplakia and erythroplakia, will be discussed. In addition, this course will include a review of the varied clinical manifestations of oral squamous cell carcinoma. The role of soft tissue biopsy and biopsy techniques will also be covered.
At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Recognize clinical lesions that are considered premalignant, such as leukoplakia and erythroplakia
- Understand the role of tissue biopsy in everyday clinical practice and when/how to biopsy lesions
- Recognize the varied clinical appearances of oral cancer
- Develop sound treatment strategies and referral systems for management of patients with potentially cancerous oral lesions