Scientific programme Friday 3 November 2017

  • Friday 03 November 2017
  • Session 2: Oral cavity cancer (Click here to see the full session)

    Chair: Volker Budach
    • 09:00
      Surgical management of oral cavity cancer

      René Leemans (NL)
    • 09:20
      Reconstruction in oral cavity cancer: when and how

      Sat Parmar (UK)
    • 09:40
      Induction chemotherapy: does it have a place in oral cavity cancer?

      Jean-Pascal Machiels (BE)
    • 10:00
      Are there alternative local treatments in oral cavity cancer?

      Bing Tan (NL)
  • 10:20
    Proffered paper session
  • 10:45
  • 11:15
    Clinical cases: Panel discussion chaired by Volker Budach

    Panel: René Leemans, Jean-Pascal Machiels, Brian O’Sullivan, Joel Guigay, Olivier Dassonville, Karen Benezery,
  • 12:15
    Lunch and poster viewing
  • Session 3: Oropharynx cancer (Click here to see the full session)

    Chair: René Leemans (NL)
    • 14:00
      HPV assessment in oropharynx cancer; what is the gold standard?

      Amanda Psyrri (GR)
    • 14:20
      A new staging system for oropharynx cancer and why?

      Brian O’Sullivan (CA)
    • 14:40
      Should we de-escalate the treatment in HPV-positive oropharynx cancer?

      Hisham Mehanna (UK)
    • 15:00
      Is there a new role for surgery in oropharynx cancer ?

      Christian Simon (CH)
    • 15:20
      Can we expect less toxicity with newer forms of radiation?

      Volker Budach (DE)
  • 15:40
    Coffee break
  • 16:10
    Proffered paper session
  • 17:00
    Keynote lecture: Immunology and immunotherapy in head and neck cancer

    Bob Ferris (US)
  • 17:45
    General discussion
  • 18:15