7 Spielman Road • Fairfield, NJ 07004

Cancer-The Pathophysiology of How Cancers Form and Spread, Current Therapies – Hybrid Program




Cancer-The Pathophysiology of How Cancers Form and Spread, Current Therapies – Solid Organ Cancers, Blood Cell Cancers  

This program can be attended as either a :

*LIVE INTERACTIVE webinar or Attend at the School:

Requirements to attend a live webinar:

  1.  You will need a smartphone, tablet, laptop or desktop computer to view it. If using a smartphone or tablet, it is best to have the app for the program on your device (i.e. Zoom, GoToWebinar).
  2.  To verify your continued attendance during the class, you will need a microphone, webcam or the ability to type into the program’s live chat.
  3.   Instructors or school personnel will take attendance periodically throughout the class.
  4.   Instructors may call on participants.
  5.  To verify attendance, a code word may be given sometime during the class.
  6. You will be required to complete and return an evaluation after the course has ended. The evaluation may ask what code word was given.
  7.  You may not receive your Certificate of Completion if we cannot verify your attendance.

Webinar invitations are emailed to registered students as the course date nears (approximately one day prior to the class).

Certificates of Completion are emailed to students approximately 5 business days after the course.


*Attend at our School:  we follow all the CDC/State Guidelines for Vocational Schools 

Dr. Cohen will not be at our school and will be live at his location presenting this seminar

Course Description:

  • The complex pathobiology of cancer – unfortunately a smart disease
  • Why can’t our immune system get rid of the cancer as it does most other body invaders?
  • What causes cellular changes that lead to cancer: Genetics, Loss of Immune System Defense, Environment, Virus Invasion, other causes
  • How does cancer grow and spread
  • Current Medical Management of Cancers
  • The new “targeted cancer therapies” – kill the tumor, not the patient – you patient may be taking one of these new medications
  • Dental care considerations when managing a patient with cancers other than oral – solid tumors and hematologic
  • Oral/Oropharyngeal Cancer
    • Dentist role in diagnosis and management
    • Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) – A new focus for our profession
    • “Vaping” – A new focus for our profession?
    • MRONJ – Osteonecrosis – Dental office management considerations
  • The dentist’s obligation in screening patients for oral/oropharyngeal cancer

Time:         9am to 3:30pm

Credits:     6 CEUs

Location:    DSI: 7 Spielman Road   Fairfield, NJ or You can Participate in this seminar from your location via live interactive webinar.

Instructor:  Dr. Harold Cohen: is currently a Professor Emeritus at Rutgers School of Dental Medicine in Newark, NJ.  He ran a private general dental practice in Old Bridge, NJ with an adjunctive focus on Orofacial Pain & Temporomandibular Disorders. In his past role at Rutgers Dental, he oversaw dental care of medically complex patients.  He now has significant interests centering on immunology and genetics, which will be significant dental and medical Dx and TX considerations in the future. Dr.  Harold Cohen has no financial relationships relevant to this presentation to disclose.

Dental Studies Institute is ADA CERP recognized provider, #07394037. The formal continuing education program of this sponsor are accepted by AGD for Fellowship/Mastership credit. The current term of acceptance extends for 03/03/1994 to 12/31/2024. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Dental Studies Institute designates each activity for continuing education credits. Credits are listed in each course description.

**The Content and format of this Continuing Education course is presented without commercial bias and does not claim superiority of any commercial product or service. No DSI Staff  have a financial relationship with this speaker or company.

Additional information


Live Webinar: Sun. Oct. 9, 2022 Time: 9am to 3:30pm, Attend at our School: Sun. Oct. 9, 2022 Time: 9am to 3:30pm, Live Webinar: Friday November 18, 2022 9:00am-3:30pm, Attend at our School: Friday November 18, 2022 9:00am-3:30pm