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Program Annual Conference 2024

Draft Program for 3rd meeting of the Irish Head and Neck Society, April 19-20, 2024

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Friday 19 April

8.45-9.00 Welcome: Prof Patrick Sheahan

9.00-10.30  Diagnostic symposium. 

Justin Bishop:  Diagnostic challenges in HPV-associated OPSCC

Nishant Agrawal: Circulating tumor DNA as biomarker in H&N SCC

Cesare Piazza: AI in videoendoscopic evaluation of UADT SCC

10.45-11.15:  Coffee break

11.15-1.00 Plenary session 1.  Oropharynx SCC

Vincente Gregoire: De-escalation of RT-based treatment for HPV-associated OPSCC

Robert Ferris: Role of surgery in the management of OPSCC

Kevin Harrington: Future directions

12.45-14.00  Lunch

14.00-15.15 Survivorship symposium

Rebekah Smith: Preoperative nutritional optimization

Kate Hutcheson: Late effects of chemoradiotherapy and impact of cranial neuropathy

15.10-15.40 Coffee break

15.40-17.00  Plenary session 2: Recurrent disease and reconstruction

Vin Paleri:  Surgery for recurrent head and neck cancer

Cesare Piazza: Reconstruction of total laryngectomy defect

Sat Parmar: Free tissue transfer in the Vessel depleted neck

17.00-17.30 Stump the professors

17.30-18.30 Poster viewing + reception

20.00- late Conference dinner

Saturday 20 April

8.30-10.45 Free papers

10.45-11.15 Coffee break

11.15-11.45 Kate Hutcheson, Justin Roe – Outcomes measurement in HNSCC

11.45-13.00  Salivary symposium

Julie McCarthy: Milan system for salivary cytology

Justin Bishop: Salivary gland pathology: challenges and evolution

Damien Broderick: Extracapsular dissection vs superficial parotidectomy for PA

13.15 Award of prizes and close of meeting

13.20 General Assembly of IHNS

13.30-14.30 Lunch in restaurant