Oral Oncology Symposium Recap

The Oral Oncology Symposium took place during the Brazilian Oncology Week in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday October 26, 2019. This large national bi-annual event brings together the Brazilian Societies of Clinical Oncology, Radiotherapy and Oncology Surgery.

The Oral Oncology Symposium was chaired by Dr. Eduardo Fregnani (AAOM member, ISOO Chair-elect; Oral Medicine Department at Hospital Sirio-Libanês, São Paulo), and the invited international speakers included  Dr. Raj Lalla (AAOM member and MASCC president; University of Connecticut) and Dr. Nathaniel Treister (AAOM president-elect; Brigham and Women’s Hospital). Also in attendance were Dr. Luiz Gueiros (AAOM member; Department of Oral Medicine, School of Dentistry, Federal University of Pernambuco) and Dr. Alan Silva (Department of Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology, School of Dentistry, State University of Campinas). Drs. Fregnani, Gueiros and Silva are all members of the Sociedade Brasileira de Estomatologia e Patologia Oral (SOBEP; Brazilian Society of Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology).