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British Association of Head & Neck Oncologists
Welcome to the British Association of Head & Neck Oncologists, a multi-disciplinary society for healthcare professionals involved in the study and treatment of head and neck cancer.
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BAHNO Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity Policy

The Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity policy is based on the core principles of human rights: dignity, fairness, equality, respect and autonomy. BAHNO is committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion and to encouraging a supportive and inclusive culture amongst the whole organisation thereby valuing differences and recognising that people from a variety of background and experience can bring new and valuable insights to the way we work.

The BAHNO policy document is available here.


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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News & Events

Keep up to date with the news and events at BAHNO. To explore the archive for News please click here.

BAHNO Latest Events

Craniomax cadaveric dissection course

This face to face three - day cadaveric dissection course teaches surgical techniques and anatomy for open & endoscopic endonasal surgery of the anterior skull base... Read more

Management of Late Effects and Recurrence in Head & Neck Cancer

This study day is aimed at GPs, Nurses, Doctors and other Allied Healthcare Professionals involved in the care of individuals with a diagnosed head and neck cancer. Read more

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