July 18-22, 2020 • Hyatt Regency Chicago • Chicago, Illinois
The American Head and Neck Society (AHNS) is pleased to invite you to the AHNS 10th International Conference on Head and Neck Cancer, which will be held July 18-22, 2020 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The theme is Survivorship through Quality & Innovation and the scientific program has been thoughtfully designed to bring together all disciplines related to the treatment of head and neck cancer. Our assembled group of renowned head and neck surgeons, radiologists and oncologists have identified key areas of interest and major topics for us to explore.
You will have a chance to participate in panels, instructional courses, pre conference and onsite courses and hands on labs. We are certain you will find many topics of interest, and hope you will submit an abstract for presentation and discussion.
New This Year! Two pre-conference courses have been added this year. The Head and Neck Cancer Survivorship Symposium , to be held on Saturday, July 18th and the APP Tract Course to be held on Sunday, July 19th.
The Survivorship Symposium will bring together survivors and caregivers for a day of education and connections. Topics to include: Life After Treatment, Nutrition During & After Treatment, Swallowing Issues, Dental Care, Mental Health, Exercise, Human Papillomavirus-related Head and Neck Cancer, Caregiver Concern.
The inaugural APP program is the society’s tribute to the fundamental role APPs have within the multidisciplinary care team and the contributions of allied health personnel in general to the betterment of head and neck cancer care. This year’s meeting focuses on survivorship through quality and innovation and the APP program will aim to address this theme. Come join us in Chicago, meet colleagues, expand your knowledge, identify opportunities for professional advancement and collaboration.
Of special note is our exceptional line-up of keynote speakers:
- John J. Conley Lecture: Margaret Foti, MD (Sunday, July 19th)
- Past CMO American Cancer Society: Otis Brawley, MD (Monday, July 20th)
- Hayes Martin Lecture: James Netterville, MD (Tuesday, July 21st)
- Christopher O’Brien Lecture: Suzanne Topalian, MD (Wednesday, July 22nd)
Rounding out the conference is the social program that includes a Welcome Reception with exhibitors and an offsite event at the Adler Planetarium.
The AHNS International Conference on Head and Neck Cancer has been the world’s pre-eminent meeting for head and neck cancer since its inception in 1984. Please join us along with nearly 2,000 surgeons, oncologists, scientists and allied health professionals from around the globe at our meeting in 2020.
We look forward to seeing you there!
Robert Ferris, MD, PhD, AHNS 2020 Conference Chair
Eben Rosenthal, MD, AHNS 2020 Program Chair
Cherie-Ann Nathan, MD, FACS, AHNS President