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David G. Pfister, MD, on Supportive Care in Head and Neck Cancers: Multidisciplinary Management

NCCN 2021 Virtual Annual Conference

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David G. Pfister, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discusses the many considerations when caring for patients with head and neck cancers, such as dental and nutritional issues; side effects from radiation, including necrosis of the bone; oral health; problems with speech; and the concerns of younger patients who may have to cope with the sequelae of treatment such as altered function or disfigurement for years to come.



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