Invitation & scientific committee

Dear colleagues and friends,

It is with great pleasure that we invite you to the 8th Trends in Head & Neck Oncology (THNO-8) to be held face to face in Amsterdam, The Netherlands and Online on November 11 – 13, 2021. This meeting will offer you up-to-date information on many aspects of head &neck cancer translated to daily practice.

With a wealth of exciting data emerging in this rapidly evolving field the THNO-8 meeting will review the state-of-the-art knowledge with emphasis on multidisciplinary decision making and management of head and neck cancer, with at the same time giving ample time to discuss:

the role of the microbiome, resistance and immunotherapy, DNA repair mechanisms, the different treatment approaches in primary disease, the different approaches of recurrent & metastatic disease and new developments in pathology, reconstructive surgery, carcinoma  of unknown primary and new systemic therapies in salivary gland cancer.

All disciplines involved in the treatment of head & neck cancer will be represented in integrated sessions. The translation to daily practice will be highlighted by interactive clinical case discussions facilitated by panels. The 8th-THNO is designed for medical oncologists, surgeons, radiation oncologists, otolaryngologists, and other medical professionals involved in the treatment of patients with head and neck cancer.

The 8th-THNO will offer excellent science and medicine online and f2f in the beautiful city of Amsterdam.

We look forward to welcoming you Online or in Amsterdam !

Meeting chairs & scientific committee

Volker Budach, Berlin, Germany

René Leemans, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Jean-Pascal Machiels, Brussels, Belgium

Piero Nicolai, Brescia, Italy

Brian O’Sullivan, Toronto, Canada

Jan B. Vermorken, Edegem, Belgium