Dr. Giselle Carnaby on Cognitive Behavioral Strategies Post-Surgery in Head and Neck Cancer

March 11, 2016
Giselle Carnaby, MD, PhD

Carnaby says prophylactic gastrostomy tube placement may not be as supportive as previously thought in the health of the muscles in these patients.

Giselle Carnaby, MD, PhD, professor, ASHA Fellow, Communication Sciences and Disorders, UCF College of Health and Public Affairs, discusses cognitive behavioral strategies for patients to retain their health after therapy and surgery in head and neck cancer. Carnaby says prophylactic gastrostomy tube placement may not be as supportive as previously thought in the health of the muscles in these patients.