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British Association of Head & Neck Oncologists
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 BAHNO Annual Scientific Meeting 2024

Friday 17th May 2024

Business Design Centre, Islington, London

Many thanks to all participants who made this the biggest BAHNO event ever!

Congratulations to the prize winners:

Ying Ki Lee: Targeted neck dissection using pre-operative on-table ultrasound localisation for impalpable neck recurrences from differentiated thyroid cancer – Technique and outcome comparison with compartmental neck dissection

Summy Bola: Longitudinal study of circulating tumour DNA in head and neck patients to aid decision making alongside post-treatment PET-CT

Kate Toft:  Analysing the MD Anderson dysphagia inventory

Amarkumar Rajgor: 'How long do I have?’ – Examining survival outcomes in laryngeal cancer patients managed with palliative intent in Northern UK - Insights from the northern head and neck cancer alliance retrospective audit


CPD certificates will be issued to delegates who complete the feedback survey.  Please expect your certificate up to 21 days after the event.

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Programme available here.     6 CPD points




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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