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Head and Neck Cancer Management: Treatment Toxicities (WEB19061)

Presenter(s): Barbara Pisano Messing, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Course Description

Head and neck cancer treatments affect functional speech and swallowing outcomes. This session explores treatment strategies, compensatory strategies, and roadmaps to improve speech and swallow function for patients who have received treatment for head and neck cancer. This course is a recorded session from the 2019 online conference “Cancer Care: Enhancing Communication, Swallowing, and Quality of Life.”

Learning Objectives:
You will be able to:

  • describe surgical and nonsurgical head and neck cancer treatment options
  • discuss speech and swallow function following surgical and nonsurgical cancer treatments
  • describe evidence-based speech and swallowing treatment, toxicities, and compensatory strategies in head and neck cancer patients

What is Included?

You'll get online access to all the course content, including the full video, handouts, and references so you can access it from anywhere!

Assessment Type

Self-assessment—Think about what you learned and report on the Completion Form how you will use your new knowledge.

Related Courses

View all courses from the "Cancer Care: Enhancing Communication, Swallowing, and Quality of Life" online conference, available through the ASHA Learning Pass subscription or as an a la carte purchase.

Subscribers Ratings
PDH: 1
ASHA CEU*: 0.1
Item #(s): WEB19061
Available Through: March 20, 2024