Upcoming symposia

Head and neck courses and symposia

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  1. Annual dysphagia courses: information
  2. Course on polite-yawn technique (Reuk-gaap methode): information
  3. GPRA rehabilitation courses: information

Other Important Head and Neck Meetings

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Previous Symposia

  1. October 4-6, 2001: 4th European Workshop on Basis Biology in Head and Neck Cancer, Amsterdam Program 
  2. November 22, 2002: Course on photodynamic therapy (PDT) using Foscan (I.B. Tan)
  3. November 26, 2002: Rounds (refereeravond): treatment of nasopharyngeal cancer in Hongkong (Prof. W. Wei)
  4. November 27, 2002: Master class on maxillary swing surgical technique by Prof. William Wei
  5. March 20-21, 2003: Interactive radiology course on temporal bone and larynx
  6. March 27-28, 2003: Symposium on Salivary Gland Carcinoma in NKI-AVL Program 
  7. May 23, 2003: “Een algoritme voor de microchirurgische reconstructie in het hoofd-halsgebied” door dr J.J. Hage, plastisch en reconstructief chirurg, NKI-AVL-AMC
  8. October 3, 2003: Clinical course on Photodynamic Therapy (I.B. Tan)
  9. December 17, 2003: “Genome-wide profiling of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (+/- using micro-arrays): Implications for tumor classification and treatment.” V. Wreesmann, AMC / Memorial Sloan Kettering Institute, New York, USA
  10. April 21, 2004: 2nd RadPlat Meeting
  11. April 21, 2004: Rounds by Tom Robbins: Contemporary neck dissection
  12. July 14, 2004: Rounds by Prof. D.H.Brown (Toronto): Surgical Skills Training in Otolaryngology / Head and Neck Surgery
  13. November 30, 2004: Refereeravond NKI-AVL: Molecular Genetic Basis for Head and Neck Cancer Development and Treatment. Bhuvanesh Singh (Dept of OHNS, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center New York, USA)
  14. December 2-3, 2004: Symposium on diagnosis and treatment of Tumors of the Neck. Program Symposium 2004 
  15. February 23, 2005: Refereeravond NKI-AVL: Pitfalls in the treatment of skin cancer (P.J.F.M. Lohuis)
  16. March 9, 2005: Refereeravond NKI-AVL: Laserresection of head and neck tumours. Prof. Petra Ambrosch. Klinik fur Hals-, Nasen- und Ohrenheilkunde, Kopf- und Halschirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Schleswig-Holstein, Campus Kiel, Germany
  17. May 12, 2005: Refereeravond NKI-AVL: “Indications, options and limits in facial nerve surgery” Prof. dr J.J. Manni, Afdeling hoofd-hals-heelkunde, Universiteit van Maastricht
  18. July 20, 2005: Refereeravond: “Genes predictive of response in organ preservation chemoradiotherapy in Laryngopharyngeal Cancer” Dr. Ian Ganley. Fellow Dept. Head Neck Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA
  19. September 21, 2005: Refereeravond NKI-AVL: “The benign tragedy” Prof. dr V.L.M. Vander Poorten, Afdeling hoofd-hals-Heelkunde, Universitaire Ziekenhuizen Leuven, Belgium
  20. October 26, 2005: Second Primary Lung Cancer Screening: Past or Future. Dr. R.J. van Klaveren, Pulmonologist. Dr. Daniel den Hoed Kliniek-Erasmus MC, Rotterdam
  21. October 2005: Symposium on Nasal Reconstruction (P.J.F.M. Lohuis)
  22. March 23-24, 2006: 7th International Symposium on head and neck neoplasms: skin tumors: program 
  23. April 12, 2006: Refereeravond Hoofd-Hals groep NKI-AVL: Ron Kerkhoven: An Introduction to micro-array expression analysis. Ron Kerkhoven, hoofd micro-array facilities NKI-AVL
  24. June 2, 2006: Workshop MaxilloFacial Prostetics (NVGPT). This workshop is dedicated to Frans Kroon who will leave the NKI-AVL as a maxillofacial surgeon after 15 years.
  25. September 20, 2006: “Epstein Barr Virus related diagnostic and prognostic markers for the management of nasopharyngeal carcinoma”. Prof. dr J. Middeldorp, afdeling pathologie VUMC
  26. December 8, 2006. Opening Symposium Photodynamic Therapy in Oncology : PDT Centre of the NKI-AVL, Amsterdam
  27. January 24, 2007: Rounds by Justin Pijpe on the relationship of Sjögren and lymphoma
  28. Symposium 15-16 November 2007: 8th International Netherlands Cancer Institute Head and Neck Symposium: Controversies in Multidisciplinairy Management: Program 
  29. May 15-16, 2008: (ISCA) Tutorial and Research Workshop on Evidence-based Voice and Speech Rehabilitation in Head & Neck Oncology, KNAW-Trippenhuis. Flyer 
  30. April 16-17, 2009: The 9th International Netherlands Cancer Institute Head and Neck Symposium: Head and neck cancer in adolescents and young adults. Flyer 
  31. April 14-15, 2011: The 10th International Netherlands Cancer Institute Head and Neck Symposium: Skin cancer of the head and neck. Flyer 
  32. October 4-6, 2012: IFHNOS World Tour 2012: Current Concepts in Head & Neck Surgery and Oncology. Flyer 
  33. June 24, 2013. Symposium Bijwerking Behandeling Hoofd-Hals Tumoren. Flyer 
  34. September 17, 2013: Minisymposium Thyroid Cancer. Flyer 
  35. April 10-11, 2014: The 11th International Netherlands Cancer Institute Head and Neck Symposium: How to treat head and neck cancer in the elderly? Flyer 
  36. September 12, 2014: Ondersteunende zorg in het mond-keelgebied bij patiënten met kanker; een praktijkgerichte benadering. Programma 
  37. April 9-10, 2015: The 12th International Netherlands Cancer Institute Head and Neck Symposium: Diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer of the head and neck. Information
  38. June 22, 2015: Symposium ‘Mondproblemen bij de oncologische patiënt; wat kunnen wij daar samen aan doen’? Programma 
  39. May 27, 2016: ASISTO Workshop (held in Antwerp). Flyer 
  40. April 6-7, 2017: The 13th International Netherlands Cancer Institute Head and Neck Symposium: Diagnosis and treatment of sinonasal cancer and nasopharyngeal cancer. Flyer