Welcome to the 2016 Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancer Symposium

“The Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancer Symposium is the best blend of radiation oncologists, medical oncologists and head and neck surgeons in one place, working together to improve patient care.” – 2014 attendee

This important multidisciplinary meeting for the entire head and neck cancer community provided updated information on new multidisciplinary therapies, the latest clinical trial research, new treatment approaches, supportive care, scientific breakthroughs and the mitigation of treatment toxicities.

Highlights included:

  • Oral abstract sessions focused on the most current evidence-based practices.
  • Keynotes on Immunotherapy, Personalized Treatments, Precision Therapy, and Genome Atlas and Sequencing Data.
  • General sessions on Oral Cavity, Tonsil and Base of Tongue, Larynx, Thyroid, Salivary Glands and Skin.
  • Updates on the NCCN guideline and ASTRO’s multidisciplinary head and neck guideline that is in progress.
  • Breakout sessions covering Dysphagia and Oral/Dental Issues.
  • Interactive and panel-driven case-based discussions and a tumor board.
  • A fellows/residents luncheon.

Watch interviews with Symposium presenters here and here.



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