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British Association of Head & Neck Oncologists
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 BAHNO Anual Scientific Meeting 2022

Record attendances!

Friday 13th May 2022 at The Royal College of Physicians, London

Health Inequity and Inequality in Head and Neck Cancer Care in the UK

Many thanks to all who took part in this year's meeting - it was a brilliant and informative day!

 Congratualation to the prizewinners:

   Robert Wescott: Plasma cell-free DNA HPV in oropharyngeal cancer for patient characterisation pre-       treatment and in clinical management during follow-up

   Michael Goodfellow: The head and neck cancer patient’s commute to hospital. An analysis of the travel   distances and times in both public and private transport

   James Higginson: Real time margins analysis of head and neck cancer with rapid evaporative ionisation   mass spectrometry- Interim results


Poster prize: 

Amarkumat Raigor: The application of radiomics in laryngeal cancer - a systematic-methods informed review


The Blair Hesketh Memorial Lecture this year was given by Dr Jessica Allen, Deputy Director, UCL Institute of Health Equity, London



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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