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N O T E W O R T HY P R E S E N TAT I O N S Bradford Woodworth, MD, keynote speaker, “Implications of the CF Model of Disease to General Chronic Rhinosinusitis.” 3rd Annual South Pacific ORL presented by the Australian New Zealand Society of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology and Australasian Rhinologic Society, July 9-12, 2013. Non-Profit Org. U.S. Postage PAID Permit No. 1256 Birmingham, AL JNWB 412 • 500 22nd Street South 1720 2ND ave s birmingham al 35294-0104 VOL. 4 NO. 3 Ear, Nose, and Throat INSIGHT Eben Rosenthal, MD, invited speaker, “Oropharynx reconstruction - why bother?” Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, Orlando, Florida, 2013. T h e U ni v e r sit y o f A l a ba m a at Bi r m ingha m Published by the UAB Health System, 500 22nd Street South, Birmingham, AL 35233 ©2013 by The Board of Trustees of The University of Alabama for the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Second class postage paid by UAB Bulk Mail Dept. Postmaster: address changes to: UAB Insight 500 22nd Street South, Suite 410, 1720 2nd Ave South, Birmingham, AL 35294 ENT Dermatology Cutaneous Tumor Board ENT INSIGHT For more information on UAB’s Division of Otolaryngology, Head, and Neck Surgery visit: uab.edu/medicine/surgery/divisions/div-oto For more learning opportunities visit UAB’s MD Learning Channel: learnmd.uabmedicine.org. Visit the UAB Medicine Online Headquarters for Physicians P h ys i c i an H Q TO REFER A PATIENT, CALL 800.822.6478 Schmalbach and William Carroll, MD, discuss a patient whose case is before the Cutaneous Oncology Board. Inset: Blue-stained melanoma sentinel lymph node biopsy provides the most accurate means of regional staging. ENT, Dermatology Develop Cutaneous Oncology Tumor Board for Advanced Skin Cancer i ssue h i g h l i g h ts ENT Develops Cutaneous Oncology Tumor Board New Physicians 2 UAB Otolaryngology head-and-neck cancer specialists dermatologist Conway Huang, MD, a Mohs micrographic surgeon. Large UAB Pediatric ENT Group Serves Alabama and the Southeast Publications of Note 3 have developed a multidisciplinary Head and Neck UAB Medicine News 3 Department of Dermatology to review patients with late- also includes other faculty and trainees from Surgical • Information on how to refer patients ENT focuses on Patient Satisfaction Measures of Success 3 stage skin cancer that requires multimodality therapy. Oncology, Dermatopathology, Radiation Oncology, • Full digital and downloadable editions of UAB Medicine Insight ENT Develops Allergy Clinic Featured Clinical Trials 3 requiring the interaction of multiple specialists. A meet biweekly to discuss melanoma and non-melanoma dedicated tumor board optimizes treatment planning for skin cancers. “Overall survival is poor for patients Noteworthy Presentations 4 the subset of patients presenting with aggressive and presenting with advanced staged cutaneous cancer, recalcitrant disease,” says head and neck surgeon Cecelia despite combined modality treatment,” says Schmalbach. Schmalbach, MD. She will codirect the group with “Among other advantages, this collaboration will allow us • Recent news and updates • Links to other helpful resources for referring physicians Sign up for more at UABMedicine.org/physician Multidisciplinary Group Tackles Vascular Anomalies Cutaneous Oncology Board in conjunction with the “The treatment of advanced skin cancers is unique, The Head and Neck Cutaneous Oncology Board Medical Oncology, and Radiology. The open forum will continued on page 2