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Update Skills in Head and Neck Surgery and Oncology

Not eligible for ESCO credits

27.09.2018  -  29.09.2018

Leipzig, Germany


Head and neck cancers, Immunotherapy


Course Director: A. Dietz, DE
Organising Committee: S. Wiegand, DE - G. Wichmann, DE - C. Standke, DE - R. Wyrwas, DE

The four-day course of systematic presentation of head and neck oncology focuses on current concepts in surgery, radiation oncology and medical oncology. The programme includes lectures, workshops, active cadaver preparations and life surgery. The course delivers current knowledge about standard procedures and controversies in head and neck oncology like adjuvant treatment, induction chemotherapy, immune oncology, organ preservation and de-escalation concepts in HPV positive oropharyngeal cancer. Furthermore, functional aspects and surgical/phoniatric rehabilitation will be addressed. Participants are integrated in active interdisciplinary discussions. Teaching in life surgeries and videos includes systematic in neck dissection, laryngeal partial resection  techniques and surgery and approaches to different sites of head and neck. The course will therefore deliver concepts and raise awareness of evidence-based modern head and neck oncology.

• Update knowledge on evidence-based modern head and neck oncology
• Improve skills through life surgery and interdisciplinary discussions

• Head and neck surgery
• Neck dissection
• Reconstructive surgery
• Multimodality treatment
• Chemotherapy
• Immuno-oncology
• Adjuvant post-operative treatment
• Organ preservation

The course is held in cooperation with: 


P. Ambrosch, ENT, Kiel, DE
K. Behrends, Anesthesia, Leipzig, DE
V. Chrobok, ENT, Hradec Králové, CZ
M. Fuchs, Phoniatrics, Leipzig, DE
W. Golusinski, ENT, Poznan, DE
F. de Jong, Phoniatrics, Loewen, DE
M. Jungehülsing, ENT, Potsdam, DE
M. Knödler, Onkology, Leipzig, DE
T. Kuhnt, RadOncol., Leipzig, DE
F. Lordick, Oncology, Leipzig, DE
H. Mehanna, ENT, Birmingham, UK
S. Meuret, Phoniatrics, Leipzig, DE
J.A. (Drew) Ridge, MD, PhD, FACS,Philadelphia, US
K. Schierle, Pathology, Leipzig, DE
U. Schröder, ENT, Lübeck, DE
M. Stöhr, ENT, Leipzig, DE
P. Stumpp, Radiology, Leipzig, DE
D. Thurnher, ENT, Graz, AT
J.B. Vermorken, Oncology, Antwerpen, BE
R.S. Weber, M.D., F.A.C.S., MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, US

General information

Leipzig, Germany
Carola Standke, carola.standke@medizin.uni-leipzig.de
ph +49 3419721700
Further information is also available here

University of Leipzig Hospitals and Clinics
Department of Head Medicine and Dentistry
Building 1: Eye Center; Division of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery; Maxillofacial Surgery; Dentistry, Lecture hall, Liebigstraße 14, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
Contact: romy.wyrwas@medizin.uni-leipzig.de


Early registration by: 30 June 2018  
Late registration from: 01 July 2018  
Save event date: 27 September 2018  



For the conference participants contingents of rooms with special rates have been reserved in different hotels in Leipzig. Please use the keyword: „Update Skills 2018“.

Mercure Hotel Leipzig am Johannisplatz****
Stephanstraße 6, 04103 Leipzig
Phone: +49 (0) 341 9779-0
E-Mail: H5406-RE@accor.com
Single room: 99,00 Euro
Double room: 105,00 Euro
Breakfast: 16,00 Euro
Keyword: „Update Skills 2018“

Motel One Leipzig***
Nikolaistraße 23, 04109 Leipzig
Phone: +49 (0) 341 3374370
E-Mail: leipzig@motel-one.com
Single room: 69,00 Euro
Double room: 79,00 Euro
Breakfast: 9,50 Euro
Keyword: „Update Skills 2018“

Hotel Michaelis GmbH***
Paul-Gruner-Straße 44, 04107 Leipzig
Phone: +49 (0) 341 26780
E-Mail: info@michaelis-leipzig.de
Single room: 69,00 Euro
Keyword: „Update Skills 2018“


The programme is available HERE.