Webinar Series in Head & Neck Oncosurgery: Session 3 of 4: Salivary Gland Cancer

7:30–8:30 pm
Zoom Webinar


Head and neck cancer is the commonest cancer in India. There has been a paradigm shift in the management of head and neck cancer in the last decade with newer risk stratifications, advancements in diagnostics, formulation of standard treatment guidelines and incorporation of multi-modality treatment approaches. All aimed at the individualized treatment of each head and neck cancer patient.

The principal faculty organizer of this conference is Dr. Nishant Agrawal, Professor of Surgery and Section Chief, Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Surgery at the University of Chicago in collaboration with Dr. Vipin Arora, Professor in the Department of ENT and Head and Neck Surgery at the University College of Medical Sciences, University of Delhi, India.

The target audience for this webinar series would be trainees in head and neck surgery, otolaryngology, general surgery, radiation oncology, medical oncology. Practicing head neck surgeons, active researchers in head neck oncology, radiation and medical oncology, molecular biology and genomics.

Session 3: Salivary Gland Cancer

Date: Friday, December 4, 2020

Time: 8:00 AM CDT/7:30PM IST/1:00 PM GMT

Participation is by invitation only!

This series of webinars is organized by the University of Chicago, University College of Medical Sciences & GTB Hospital, and the University of Chicago Center in Delhi.  

Program Schedule:

Session Moderator: Dr. Alok Thakar, President FHNO / Session Coordinators: Dr. Kavita Goyal, Dr. Suvercha Arya

  • Opening Remarks by Dr. Nishant Agrawal, The University of Chicago, USA
  • Management strategies for Salivary Gland Cancers (12 mins+3 mins discussion)

Speaker: Dr. Deepa Nair, TMH, Mumbai

  • Surgical technique for Parotidectomy (12 mins+3 mins discussion)

Speaker: Dr. Patrick Ha, UCSF, San Francisco, USA

  • Panel Discussion: Management of Advanced Stage Salivary Gland Cancers (30 mins)


Dr. Devendra Chaukar, TMH, Mumbai

Dr. Nishant Agrawal, The University of Chicago, USA

Dr. Gauri Pantvaidya, TMH, Mumbai

Dr. Vishal Rao, HCG Cancer Center, Bengaluru

Dr. Salvatore M Caruana, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, USA

Dr. Krishnakumar Thankappan, AIMS, Kochi

Dr. Kavita Goyal, UCMS, Delhi

Dr. Kaustabh Patel, HCG Cancer Center, Ahmedabad

Moderator: Dr. Patrick Ha, UCSF, San Francisco, USA

  • Closing Remarks by Dr. Vipin Arora, UCMS, Delhi