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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 and management of head and neck cancer, with at the same time giving ample time to discuss: the role of the microbiome, new targets for treatment, immunotherapy, resistance mechanisms, standardizing molecular profiling programs, new methods to guide therapeutic approaches, the different treatment approaches in primary disease and in recurrent a/o metastatic disease, new developments in pathology,  surgery and reconstruction techniques, new systemic therapies in salivary gland cancer, supportive care and follow-up.

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, head and neck 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