World Tours

  • 2008 : IFHNOS Global CME Program


    Dates : September 29, 2009 to November 04, 2009

    The International Federation of Head and Neck Oncologic Societies (IFHNOS) offered a global continuing medical education program featuring the most respected leaders in the field of head & neck surgery and oncology. This worldwide program cove#ddd locations in a sequence (shown below). Subsequent cycles will cover other parts of the world. Nations are cluste#ddd into regions to offer access to as many individuals as possible at each session. Leaders in the specialty of head and neck oncology have organized this program for each region.The program provided state-of-the-art knowledge and explo#ddd the frontiers of head and neck cancer diagnosis and treatment. Ample opportunity for interactive sessions between the local faculty, attendees and the traveling faculty were provided.

  • 2010 : IFHNOS Global CME Program


    Dates : October 01, 2010 to October 31, 2010

    The 2010 World Tour Program of the IFHNOS concluded on Oct 31. It was a grand success with excellent attendance at all locations. The travelling faculty spoke to nearly 3000 physicians during this one month long continuing medical education program around the globe. This program gave an excellent opportunity to the local faculty members at each location to interact with the travelling faculty, and generate interesting and informative discussions during the panel discussions. In addition this program gave an excellent opportunity to the travelling faculty to renew old friendships and make new friends in the 'fraternity' of Head and Neck Surgeons and Oncologists.

  • 2012 : IFHNOS Global CME Program


    Dates : October 01, 2012 to October 31, 2012

    After two very successful World Tour Programs in 2008 and 2010, the International Federation of Head and Neck Oncologic Societies offe#ddd again a global continuing medical education program featuring the most respected leaders in the field of head & neck surgery and oncology. This worldwide program cove#ddd locations in a sequence (shown below). Future programs will cover other parts of the world. Nations are cluste#ddd into regions to offer easy access to as many individuals as possible at each session. The program provided state-of-the-art knowledge and explo#ddd the frontiers of head and neck cancer diagnosis and treatment through introductory lectures, intense interactive discussions with regional specialists through case presentations, and demonstration of operative techniques through video sessions. Ample opportunity for discussion between the local faculty, attendees and the traveling faculty was provided.

  • 2016 : IFHNOS Global CME Program


    Dates : October 01, 2016 to October 31, 2016

    After three very successful World Tour Programs in 2008, 2010 and 2012, the International Federation of Head and Neck Oncologic Societies is again offering a global continuing medical education program featuring the most respected leaders in the field of head & neck surgery and oncology. This worldwide program will cover locations in a sequence (shown below). Future programs will cover other parts of the world.
    Nations are cluste#ddd into regions to offer easy access to as many individuals as possible at each session. The program will provide state-of-the-art knowledge and explore the frontiers of head and neck cancer diagnosis and treatment through introductory lectures, intense interactive discussions with regional specialists through case presentations, and demonstration of operative techniques through video sessions. Ample opportunity for discussion between the local faculty, attendees and the traveling faculty will be provided.

    Introduction

    • Oral Cancer (Jatin P. Shah)
    • Treatment of primary cancers of the thyroid gland (Jatin P. Shah)
    • Treatment of the Neck (Ashok R. Shaha)
    • Complications of Thyroid Surgery (Claudio R. Cernea)
    • Radiation Therapy (David M. Brizel - Nancy Lee)
    • Systemic Therapy (Lisa Licitra)
    • Complications from RT (David M. Brizel - Nancy Lee)
    • Salivary Tumors (Ashok R. Shaha)
    • Minimally Invasive H&N Surgery (Robert L. Ferris)

    • Minimally Invasive Thyroid Surgery (Ashok R. Shaha)
    • Endoscopic Surgery for Laryngeal Cancer (Robert L. Ferris)
    • Radiation Therapy for Laryngeal Cancer (David M. Brizel - Nancy Lee)
    • Chemotherapy for Laryngeal Cancer (Lisa Licitra)
    • Reconstructive Techniques (Carol R. Bradford)
    • HPV Positive Disease (Robert L. Ferris)
    • Cutaneous Melanoma (Carol R. Bradford)
    • Skull Base Surgery (Jatin P. Shah)
  • Current Concepts in Head & Neck Surgery and Oncology

    After four very successful World Tour Programs in 2008, 2010, 2012, and 2016, the International Federation of Head and Neck Oncologic Societies is again offering a global continuing medical education program featuring the most respected leaders in the field of head & neck surgery and oncology. This worldwide program will cover four locations. Future programs will cover other parts of the world. Nations are cluste#ddd into regions to offer easy access to as many individuals as possible at each session. The program will provide state-of-the-art knowledge and explore the frontiers of head and neck cancer diagnosis and treatment through introductory lectures, intense interactive discussions with regional specialists through case presentations, and demonstration of operative techniques through video sessions. Ample opportunity for discussion between the local faculty, attendees and the traveling faculty will be provided.


    Date Location Conference Coordinators More
    November 8th - 9th, 2017 Bengaluru, India Dr. Pankaj Chaturvedi, Dr. K. S. Gopinath View More
    November 11th - 12th, 2017 Kaohsiung, Taiwan Dr. Sheng Po Hao View More
    November 16th - 18th, 2017 Santiago, Chile Dr. Pablo Montero-Miranda View More
    November 30th - 1stDecember, 2017 Birmingham, U.K. Dr. Hisham Mehanna View More

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      Dr. Pankaj Chaturvedi
      Bengaluru, India

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      Dr. Hisham Mehanna
      Birmingham, U.K.

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      Dr. Pablo Montero Miranda
      Santiago, Chile

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      Dr. Sheng Po (Peter) Hao
      Kaohsiung, Taiwan


    Faculty

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      JATIN P. SHAH

      Professor Jatin Shah is an international leader who holds The Elliott W. Strong Chair in Head and Neck Oncology at Memorial Sloan


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      ASHOK R. SHAHA

      Professor Ashok Shaha is an Attending Surgeon on the Head and Neck Service at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Professor

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      PATRICK GULLANE

      Professor Patrick Gullane is Otolaryngologist-in-Chief and Wharton Chair in Head and Neck Surgery at Princess Margaret Hospital,

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      EHAB Y. HANNA

      Ehab Y. Hanna, M.D., FACS, is Professor and Vice Chair of the Department of Head and ..


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      LOUIS HARRISON

      Professor Louis Harrison received his MD from the S.U.N.Y Downstate Medical Center...


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      MERRILL KIES

      Dr. Merrill Kies has been devoted to patient care. Graduating with an MD degree from the..


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  • Current Concepts in Head & Neck Surgery & Oncology

    After five very successful World Tour Programs in 2008, 2010, 2012, 2016 and 2017, the International Federation of Head and Neck Oncologic Societies is again offering a global continuing medical education program featuring the most respected leaders in the field of Head & Neck surgery and oncology. This worldwide program will cover locations in a sequence (shown below). Future programs will cover other parts of the world. Nations are clustered into regions to offer easy access to as many individuals as possible at each session. The program will provide state-of-art knowledge and explore the frontiers of Head and Neck cancer diagnosis and treatment through introductory lectures, intense interactive discussions with regional specialists through case presentations, and demonstration of operative techniques through video sessions. Ample opportunity for discussion between the local faculty, attendees and the traveling faculty will be provided.



    Date Location More
    October 21st - 23rd, 2018 Manila, Philippines View More
    October 26th - 28th, 2018 Kolkata, India  
    October 31st - November 2nd, 2018 Beijing, China  
    November 4th - 6th, 2018 Milan, Italy View More

    Faculty

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      JATIN P. SHAH

      Professor Jatin Shah is an international leader who holds The Elliott W. Strong Chair in Head and Neck Oncology at Memorial Sloan


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      ASHOK R. SHAHA

      Professor Ashok Shaha is an Attending Surgeon on the Head and Neck Service at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, ....

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      HISHAM M. MEHANNA

      Professor Hisham Mehanna is the Chair of Head and Neck Surgery and Director of the Institute of Head and Neck Studies...

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      IAN WITTERICK

      Dr. Witterick is Professor and Chair of the Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery at the University of Toronto.

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      SANDRO PORCEDDU

      Dr. Sandro Porceddu is an internationally recognized radiation oncologist and a leading authority in Head and Neck and skin cancer.

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      JAN B. VERMORKEN

      Jan B. Vermorken was born in 1944, started his medical training in 1961, graduated in 1970 from the University of Amsterdam..


    WORLD TOUR PROGRAM: Day 1


    TIME TOPIC
    08:00 - 08:15 AM Introduction: Jatin P. Shah
    08:15 - 09:30 AM Oral Cancer
    Moderator: Ian Witterick
    08:15 - 08:45 AM Speaker: Jatin P. Shah
    08:45 - 09:30 AM Panel Discussion
    Panelists: Hisham M. Mehanna, Sandro Porceddu & 3 Regional Faculties
    09:30 - 10:00 AM Coffee Break
    10:00 - 12:00 NOON Thyroid Cancer
    Moderator: Hisham M. Mehanna
    10:00 - 10:30 AM Speaker: Surgery for Primary: Jatin P. Shah
    10:30 - 11:00 AM Speaker: Surgery for Neck: Ashok R. Shaha
    11:00 - 12:00 NOON Thyroid Panel Discussion
    Panelists: Ian Witterick, Sandro Porceddu & 3 Regional Faculties
    12:00 - 01:00 PM Lunch
    01:00 - 01:30 PM Advances in Radiotherapy: Sandro Porceddu
    01:30 - 02:00 PM Advances in Systemic Therapy: Jan B. Vermorken
    02:00 - 03:00 PM Multidisciplinary Panel
    Moderator: Ian Witterick
    Panelists: Ashok R. Shaha & 3 Regional Faculties
    03:00 - 03:30 PM Coffee Break
    03:30 - 04:30 PM Salivary Tumors
    Moderator: Ashok R. Shaha
    03:30 - 04:00 PM Speaker: Hisham M. Mehanna
    04:00 - 04:30 PM Salivary Panel Discussion
    Panelists: Jatin P. Shah, Ian Witterick & 3 Regional Faculties
    04:30 - 06:00 PM Videos
    Moderator: Jatin P. Shah / Ashok R. Shaha

    WORLD TOUR PROGRAM: Day 2


    TIME TOPIC
    08:00 - 09:30 AM Oropharynx
    Moderator: Jan B. Vermorken
    08:00 - 08:20 AM Speaker: Surgery: Hisham M. Mehanna
    08:20 - 08:40 AM Speaker: Radiation Therapy: Sandro Porceddu
    08:40 - 09:15 AM Panel Discussion
    Panelists: Ian Witterick & 3 Regional Faculties
    09:15 - 10:00 AM Melanoma
    Moderator: Sandro Porceddu
    09.15 - 09:45 AM Speaker: Ashok R. Shaha
    09:45 - 10:00 AM Panel Discussion
    Panelists: Jatin P. Shah & 3 Regional Faculties
    10:00 - 10:30 AM Coffee Break
    10:30 - 12:00 NOON Larynx preservation
    Moderator: Ashok R. Shaha
    10:30 - 10:50 AM Speaker: Surgical: Jatin P. Shah
    10:50 - 11:10 AM Speaker: Non Surgical - Chemotherapy: Jan B. Vermorken
    11:10 - 11:30 AM Speaker: Non Surgical - Radiation therapy: Sandro Porceddu
    11:30 - 12:00 NOON Panel Discussion
    Panelists: Ian Witterick, Hisham M. Mehanna & 3 Regional Faculties
    12:00 - 01:00 PM Lunch
    01:00 - 02:00 PM Skull Base Surgery
    Moderator: Jatin P. Shah
    01:00 - 01:30 PM Speaker: Ian Witterick
    01:30 - 02:00 PM Panel Discussion
    Panelists: Sandro Porceddu, Jan B. Vermorken & 3 Regional Faculties
    02:00 - 03:00 PM Reconstructive Surgery
    Moderator: Jatin P. Shah
    02:30 - 03:00 PM Speaker: Ian Witterick
    03:00 - 03:30 PM Coffee Break
    03:30 - 04:30 PM Stump the Faculty
    Moderator: Ashok R. Shaha
    Panelists: Jatin P. Shah, Ian Witterick, Hisham M. Mehanna, Sandro Porceddu, Jan B. Vermorken
    04:30 - 06:00 PM Videos
    Moderator: Jatin P. Shah / Ian Witterick

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