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Environmental Changes in Head and Neck/Salivary Gland Cancers

2021 IADR/AADR/CADR General Session

The 99th General Session & Exhibition of the IADR was to be held in conjunction with the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Dental Research and the 45th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association for Dental Research, from July 21-24, 2021 as a Virtual Experience.

The recordings in this library from the meeting are a selection of the science that was to be presented as part of the General Session. These recordings give you the opportunity to participate in the meeting and hear from leading researchers. The recordings include IADR Distinguished Lecture Series speakers, the IADR Academy and symposia from a collection of scientific groups and networks.

This session can be purchased as part of the full meeting recordings within the product bundles

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Session Description 
Increasing importance has been placed on the host tumor microenvironment in neoplastic growth and therapeutic responses. This session aims to highlight novel findings in the fields of head and neck and salivary gland neoplasms. The primary focus is on interactions between cancer cells and surrounding cells, as well as how these relationships impact cancer progression, therapeutic resistance, and/or clinical prognoses.

Learning Objectives
  • To review the latest advances on the interactions between cancers and their surrounding environment.
  • To learn how alterations in the environment can be diagnosed.
  • To learn how cancers can be treated based on alterations in the environment.
Presentation Date
July 22, 2021

Renata Ferrarotto
Kshitij Parag-Sharma
Andrei Goga
Cindy Perez Pacheco

Sponsoring Groups/Networks
Salivary Research

CE Credits
1.5 Contact Hours

Financial Interest Disclosure:

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