The International Federation of Head and Neck Oncologic Societies (IFHNOS) was founded in 1987. Over the years it has conducted numerous programs of continuing education including quadrennial world congresses, the very popular world tour program, and offers on line educational resources on it’s website, www.ifhnos.net.

It also conducts an on line fellowship program, and approves centers of excellence around the world for hands-on training in Head and Neck surgery and oncology.

This year, IFHNOS introduces a new program called, “Head and Neck Cancer Summit” , a comprehensive multidisciplinary program covering the entire field of Head and Neck surgery and oncology. This will be a three-day program ‘in person’, and will consist of lectures, panel discussions, tumor boards and video sessions on operative techniques. The first ‘Summit’ will be held in Hotel Grand Chola Chennai , India from 16th - 18th February 2024 .

This program is developed in collaboration with the Department of Head and Neck Surgery and Oncology of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK), and it’s center in Chennai, MSK India. The faculty for this program will consist of members of the multidisciplinary Head and Neck team of MSK, and leaders in the specialty from India and neighboring nations. This unique initiative of IFHNOS promises to be a most exciting and state of the art conference in recent years in this part of the world

Warm Regards

Jatin Shah