Program

Thursday, April 4, 2019

8.00-8.50 Registration
8.50-9.00 Introduction CL Zuur
Epidemiology; moderator CL Zuur
9.00-9.30 An epidemiological view on the increase of advanced head and neck cancer at first presentation BAC van Dijk
9.30-10.00 Molecular explanations of local tumor invasion and lymph node metastasis RH Brakenhoff
10.00-10.30 How does the TNM8 classification change our approach to advanced head and neck tumors in both treatment planning and counseling? RS Weber
10.30-11.00 Coffee break & Poster tour
Advanced laryngeal and hypopharyngeal cancer; moderator AJM Balm
11.00-11.30 Is the pendulum really swinging back towards primary laryngectomy for bulky T3-T4 cancers? RS Weber
11.30-12.00 What’s the ideal reconstruction of the circumferential pharyngeal defect and how to improve functional outcome? MWM vd Brekel
12.00-13.00 Lunch debate: “To operate or not in advanced hypopharyngeal carcinoma” MWM vd Brekel, VLM Vander Poorten, RS Weber
Advanced oropharyngeal cancer; moderator LA van der Velden
13.00-13.30 New developments in locally advanced oropharyngeal cancer with emphasis on the impact of HPV and lymph drainage patterns A Al-Mamgani
13.30-14.00 The limits of functional surgery in TORS VLM Vander Poorten
14.00-14.30 The impact of re-irradiating the oropharynx FJP Hoebers
14.30-15.00 Coffee break & Poster tour
Advanced oral cancer; moderator WH Schreuder
15.00-15.30 Surgical and nonsurgical strategies of matching treatment intensity to risk stratification (live video lecture/stream) RL Ferris
15.30-16.00 Achieving optimal functional outcomes after mandible and maxillary reconstruction J Clark
16.00-16.30 To treat or not to treat? SP Mooijaart
*Case report discussions; moderator R Dirven
16.30-17.30 PDT in recurrent nasopharynx carcinoma MB Karakullukçu
Neoadjuvant immunotherapy CL Zuur
T-VEC in head and neck melanoma ACJ van Akkooi
Sentinal node guided radiotherapy A Al-Mamgani
*During this session 4 complex cases will be presented with emphasis on diagnostic procedures and various treatment options. The participants are invited to participate actively in the discussion using an anonymous voting system using your smartphone. Results of voting will be presented graphically.

Friday, April 5, 2019

Advanced head and neck skin cancer; moderator WMC Klop
9.00-9.30 The extent of neck dissection in advanced non-melanoma skin cancer J Clark
9.30-10.00 Treatment policy in case of positive sentinel node in head and neck melanoma: A paradigm shift ACJ van Akkooi
10.00-10.30 Reconstruction of large facial skin defects and facial reanimation J Clark
10.30-11.00 Coffee break & Poster tour
Chemotherapy and immunotherapy; moderator MT Tesselaar
11.00-11.30 The curent status of chemoradiation in locally advanced disease JP de Boer
11.30-12.00 Who may benefit from immunotherapy? TY Seiwert
12.00-12.30 Is personalized targeted therapy a serious treatment option in curative and palliative setting? N Steeghs
12.30-13.30 Lunch debate: “Escalation in immunotherapy” CU Blank, JP de Boer, TY Seiwert, CL Zuur
Radiotherapy and radiology; moderator A Navran
13.30-14.00 Protons or photons in advanced head and neck cancer? JA Langendijk
14.00-14.30 Optimal delineation of local tumor extensions and the need of adaptive radiotherapy O Hamming-Vrieze
14.30-15.00 The value of PET in staging, treatment planning and follow up WV Vogel
Future developments; moderator LE Smeele
15.00-15.30 Image guided surgery in PDT and soft tissue surgery MB Karakullukçu
15.30-16.00 Functional inoperability and virtual surgery: fact or myth? AJM Balm