Physician to Physician Webinars - AJCC 8th Edition - Head and Neck - October 26, 2016

Head and Neck - October 26, 2016​

The American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) kicked off the Physician to Physician Webinar Series for the 8th Edition Cancer Staging Manual.

This webinar covered the Head and Neck Staging System and occured on Wednesday, October 26, 2016.

The presenter was William Lydiatt, MD, FACS.  Dr. Lydiatt served as part of the expert panel leads for Head and Neck as the Vice Chair which was vital in the development of the Head and Neck Staging System. 

The webinar provided physicians with new information on criteria for extranodal extension which will include clinical and pathological staging.  Dr. Lydiatt also discussed the restructured pharynx into the HPV-Mediated (p16+) Oropharyngeal and cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck.