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British Association of Head & Neck Oncologists
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 BAHNO Annual Scientific Meeting 2023

Friday 19th May 2023

at The Royal College of Physicians, London

Decision making in head and neck cancer care

Thanks and congratulations to all involved in this year's conference: the RCP was full!

Special congratulations to our prize-winners:

Tom Dudding - Genome study of head and neck cancer incidence: an international collaborative study

Paul Nankivell - Development of a complex intervention of PET-CT guided, patient-initiated follow-up in head and neck cancer: the PETNECK2 study

Stephen Robertson - The diagnostic management of cancer of unknown primary - a single centre experience (GSTT)


The Poster Prize was awarded to:

Tengku Nur Sabrina Tengku Saifudin - Electroporation with calcium for cutaneous malignancy of the head and neck - a case series


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Clinician Area

BAHNO is the only multi-disciplinary organisation for medical professionals involved in head & neck oncology in the UK.  BAHNO actively supports research and the promotion of good practice in this area. The Annual Scientific Meeting attracts National and International experts and is a highlight of the academic calendar.

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Patient Area

BAHNO is a  multi-disciplinary professional organisation that speaks for head and neck cancer patients in the UK. Our members are involved in research to find best treatments for patients and BAHNO supports the Trial for Every Patient initiative. We have a close association with other organisations which enables patients to access information on all areas of their treatment.


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BAHNO was formed in 1995 – having previously been known since 1967 as the Association of Head and Neck Oncologists of Great Britain.  Head and Neck Cancer is a complex condition and its treatment involves several different medical specialties  - BAHNO brings Speech and Language Therapists, Dieticians, Radiologists, Pathologists, Specialist Nurses and Surgeons together in a search for better outcomes and prevention.

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