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EORTC and BAHNO session at the 5th World Congress of the International Academy of Oral Oncology

Venue: Sao Paulo, Brazil

In 2015 the International Academy of Oral Oncology will celebrate its 10th anniversary. IAOO has been drawing together clinicians and scientists worldwide, working on issues relating to the etiopathogenesis, epidemiology, prevention and management of oral and perioral tumors as well as oral diseases in patients with malignancies. The Academy has a commitment in oral oncology to improve health for present and future generations through an interdisciplinary perspective, objective, impartial interpretation of emerging evidence and timely application of knowledge and policies.

More information on the conference website.

Sponsored Symposium #11: European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) – British Association of Head and Neck Oncologists (BAHNO)

Saturday 11 July 2015, 14:00-15:30

Treatment of HPV positive oropharyngeal carcinoma

Chairs: Vincent Grégoire, Belgium – Michael Fardy, United Kingdom

EORTC panel

  • C. René Leemans, Netherlands: Critical issues in selection of patients with oropharyngeal cancer for treatment de-escalation trials
  • Jan B. Vermorken, Belgium: The influence of HPV+ on response to treatment in metastatic and loco-regional relapse HNSCC

BAHNO panel

  • Hisham Mehanna: The current treatment options for HPV positive oropharyngeal carcinoma and future perspectives
  • Simon Rogers: The importance of Quality of Life in treatment decisions for HPV positive oropharyngeal carcinoma