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Oral Complications Associated with Cancer Therapy — Advanced Practice Provider Lecture
To earn NCPD/CNE CE credit, participants MUST attend using video to view the slides and video components of the presentation.

Ali Shazib, DMD
Clinical Assistant Professor
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC Adams School of Dentistry
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Oral Complications Associated with Cancer Therapy: Identification and Practical Approaches

The presentation will highlight the field of oral medicine and its integration into the oncology landscape (oral oncology), identify oral complications associated with cancer therapies, practical approaches towards managing oral complications, and discuss the role of multi-disciplinary care through going through cases. The presentation will include challenges associated with oral care for patients undergoing cancer therapy and its role in survivorship and beyond.

Learning Objectives:
• Familiarize the learner with short and long-term complications associated with cancer therapies such as salivary gland dysfunction, infections, oral mucositis, jaw osteonecrosis, graft-versus-host disease, second cancers.
• Practical approaches to management of oral complications
• Role of multi-disciplinary care

Jul 21, 2021 04:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Ali Shazib, DMD
Clinical Assistant Professor @UNC Adams School of Dentistry
Ali Shazib, DMD, is an Assistant Professor of Oral Medicine at the Adams School of Dentistry, UNC. His interest is focused on integrating oral health/disease into medicine by clinical, research, and teaching activities. In his spare time Ali is playing squash, running, or playing indoor soccer. Shazib received the Gold Medal Award from the Lahore Medical and Dental College in Pakistan as well as the Joseph L. Henry Award from the Harvard School of Dental Medicine for his extraordinary accomplishments in research and clinical dentistry, and for his contributions to the school.