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Fri, Nov 04



Topics In Oral Cancer: Things You Likely Forgot (But Shouldn't Have)

Lecture by Dr. Hagen B.E. Klieb

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Topics In Oral Cancer: Things You Likely Forgot (But Shouldn't Have)
Topics In Oral Cancer: Things You Likely Forgot (But Shouldn't Have)

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Nov 04, 2022, 7:00 p.m.


About the Event

Part I. Oral Cancer: The Journey This course will review the oral cancer patient’s journey – from the initial visit to the dentist to cancer treatment to reconstruction and beyond.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:Learning objectives are to understand:The diagnosis of oral cancer, including the biopsy procedure and relaying results. Pathways of oral cancer referral in Ontario. Contemporary management of oral cancer including new advances. The role of the dentist in all phases of care (pre-, peri- and post-cancer care).

Part II. Suspicious Oral Lesions: What Should Make Me Worry? It is not uncommon for dentists to encounter oral lesions and it is imperative to know what features should elicit concern for oral precancer and cancer.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Learning objectives are to understand:Trends in oral precancer and cancer. Methods of identification and features that should raise concern. Proper documentation, formation of a differential diagnosis and diagnostic approach. How and when to refer (the do’s and dont’s).

Part III. Oral Ulcers: What to Do about These? Oral ulcerative lesions are amongst the most common reason for oral pathology referral.  Diagnosis is often challenging as there are a myriad of potential causes.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:Learning objectives are to understand:An approach for the diagnosis, including perils and pearls. Management of common oral ulcerative disorders, including lichen planus and recurrent aphthous stomatitis.

Dr. Klieb received his undergraduate training at McGill University and was awarded the Gold medal for highest overall standing.  He subsequently completed graduate and specialty studies at the University of Toronto.  Dr. Klieb  is a certified specialist of oral and maxillofacial medicine and pathology.  He is a Member of the Royal College of Dentists of Ontario and Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada.

Dr. Klieb is a staff clinician at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, a University of Toronto Hospital, where he holds cross appointments with the Departments of Dentistry and Anatomic Pathology.  He is active in medical and dental post-graduate education and has several publications in peer-reviewed journals (link). He also maintains a private practice in downtown Toronto (Yorkville Toronto Dental Specialists).

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