About this event

  • Date and time Fri 7 Dec 2018 from 9:15am to 12:30pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Laryngology and Rhinology

This morning meeting is dedicated to understanding the management of head and neck cancer in four different clinical cultures. We'll provide you with an overview of international laryngology practice.

Topics covered:

  • The current indications of robotic surgery in head and neck cancer, as well as the impact of oral cavity cancer and how to treat it
  • How to approach squamous cell carcinoma in the neck
  • The challenges of metastatic cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma

Key speakers

Professor Paleri

From Royal Marsden London shares his experience of robotic surgery in UK, managing a range of head and neck cancers which would otherwise be difficult to access.

Professor Mumtaz Khan

 Shares his experience in the current challenges in oral cavity cancer management.

Professor Javier Gavilan

From Madrid will present his concept of true functional neck dissection.

Professor Jonathan Clark

From Sydney, is an authority on metastatic cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma and its management in the head and neck.


View the programme

Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Mr Babulal Sethia, Past President, Royal Society of Medicine

Head and neck robotic surgery

Professor Vinidh Paleri, Consultant Head and Neck Surgeon, The Royal Marsden Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Honorary Professor of Head and Neck Surgery, Institute of Cancer Research

Question and answer session
Oral cavity cancer

Professor Mumtaz Khan, ENT-Otolaryngologist, The Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, USA

Question and answer session
Metastatic cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck

Professor Javier Gavilan, Professor and Chairman, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, La Paz University Hospital, Madrid, Spain

Question and answer session
Tea and coffee break
Metastatic cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck

Professor Jonathan Clark, Consultant in Head and Neck Surgery, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and Liverpool Hospital, Sydney, Australia

Question and answer session
Panel discussion: Global health in the 21st Century
Closing remarks
Close of session


Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom