Oropharyngeal Cancer

April 7th, 2017 - April 7th, 2020
1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Hours
1.00 MOC Points


Today on MedNet21, we're going to discuss Oropharyngeal Cancer.

Our presenter hopes to provide a basic overview of oropharynx cancer for the primary care provider.  He hopes to highlight some common patterns of presentation of patients with oropharynx cancer.  He will highlight the link between HPV and oropharynx cancer and how the HPV epidemic has changed the face of head and neck cancer.  Finally, Dr. Kang will describe three cases of HPV related oropharynx cancer that highlight the presentation, workup, and treatment of oropharynx cancer.

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Dates and Times

End Date: 4/7/2020


As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: UNDERSTAND the common patterns of clinical presentation of oropharynx cancer; and RECOGNIZE the role of HPV in the development of oropharynx cancer, and the way HPV has changed head and neck cancer.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Diagnostic challenges of oropharyngeal cancer
  • Causes of oropharyngeal cancer
  • Laryngeal cancer versus oropharyngeal cancer
  • Non-squamous cell oropharyngeal cancers
  • Parotid gland tumors
  • Dysphagia after oropharyngeal cancer treatment
  • Speech and taste after oropharyngeal cancer treatment

Webcasts Files

File Link

Oropharyngeal Cancer Final - 2


Oropharyngeal Cancer Final - 4


Disclosure Information for Planning Committee Members and Speakers



  • Dr. Stephen Kang, MD
    • Oropharyngeal Cancer


The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) at The Ohio State University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians

The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) at The Ohio State University designates this webcasts for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Maintenance of Certification

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.00 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.