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EORTC Head and Neck Cancer Group

EORTC Head and Neck Cancer Group Spring Meeting

Virtual Event

The EORTC Head and Neck Cancer Group Virtual meeting will be held on 23-24 April 2021 and is only open to individual or site staff members of the group.

Registrations for the meeting are open and the link was sent by email. In case you are an individual or site staff member of the EORTC Head and Neck Cancer Group, and you have not received the registration link, please contact events@eortc.org.


Agenda – Friday 23 April, 08:30-13:25 CEST

08:30 Opening and welcome
Christian Simon
08:45 Keynote lecture: Comprehensive genomic analysis of salivary gland tumors
Damian Rieke
09:05 Study proposals under development
Christian Simon, Jean-Pascal Machiels, Sjoukje Oosting
10:05 EORTC New Governance
Denis Lacombe, Vassilis Golfinopoulos
11:05 Break
11:20 Concepts approved by the EORTC board
Aron Popovtzer, Panagiotis Balermpas, Carlo Resteghini, Pierre Saintigny, John De Almeida
12:35 Studies in activation/recruiting
– General study status
– SPECTA update (Athenais van der Elst, Marie Morfouace)
13:05 Business meeting
Christian Simon, Sjoukje Oosting
13:25 Close

Agenda – Saturday 24 April, 09:00-13:00 CEST

09:00 Artificial Intelligence in Head and Neck Endoscopy
Leonardo De Mattos
09:30 Brainstorming sessions
1. How to implement AI into clinical trials in locally advanced HNSCC
2. What could be the role of AI for trials in the recurrent/metastatic setting
3. How to make AI decision tools safe and ethical for application in clinical HNSCC trials
4. How to fund AI trials within EORTC
5. How could AI change the design of surgical trials
10:15 Debriefing session
Christian Simon, Sjoukje Oosting
10:45 Steering Committee (CLOSED meeting)