Reversing Negative Outcomes of Cancer Therapy: Collaboration Between Oral Medicine and Speech Therapy

This talk will shed light on the challenges regarding the quality of life experienced by cancer patients post-intervention as it relates to alterations in speech. It will highlight the interactions required by the oral medicine practitioner and those from allied health disciplines.

After this lecture, attendees should be able to:

  1. Understand the challenges related to speech and communication faced by patients during and after their cancer therapy
  2. Review the role of Interprofessional collaboration with speech therapy
  3. Appreciate the methods by which speech therapy can enhance the quality of life


Jonelyn Langenstein, MM, MS, CCC-SLP
Speech-Language Pathologist | Clinical Faculty