International Federation of Head and Neck Oncological Societies / IFHNOS World Tour Leuven

International Federation of Head and Neck Oncologic Societies

For the IFHNOS 2019 World Tour, we would like to welcome you in Leuven, a vibrant university town, combining academic rigour with the art of enjoying life. The IFHNOS world tour is an opportunity to update knowledge, to share ideas and learnings around the management of head and neck cancers, and to discuss difficult cases or controversial areas.

The IFHNOS World Tour Event is hosted by the Flemish Head & Neck Society (VWHHT) and the FNRS Head & Neck Cooperative Group and embodies their Annual Joint Meeting.


Prof. Vincent Vander Poorten – Otorhinolarynology, Head and Neck Surgery UZ Leuven – Chairman IFHNOS World Tour
Prof. Vincent Grégoire – Head of the Radiation Oncology Department Centre Léon Bérard, Lyon, France – Chairman IFHNOS World Tour Belgium 2019

The local steering committee

Prof. Dr. Pierre Delaere and Dr. Jeroen Meulemans, Prof. Dr. Mark Jorissen – Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery UZ Leuven
Prof. Dr. Sandra Nuyts – Radiation Oncology UZ Leuven
Prof. Dr. Paul Clement – Medical Oncology UZ Leuven
Prof. Dr. Constantinus Politis, Dr. Ruxandra Coropciuc and Dr. Michel Bila – Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery UZ Leuven

The national societies

Prof. Dr. M. Hamoir – Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, UC Louvain, St. Luc – General Secretary of FNRS Head and Neck Oncology Cooperative Group
Prof. Dr. F. Duprez – Radiation Oncology – UZ Gent – President of the VWHHT – Flemish Head and Neck Society