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Tuesday 21 May 2024

EUSICA/INSICA-Brain 2024 Meeting (Main Hall)

08:15 – 08:50
Registration and coffee in the exhibition area

 

09:00 – 09:10
Welcome and Introduction
Amie Mertens (HNCRT), Matt Lechner (University College London)

 

09:10 – 10:00
PROMSs and establishing personalized patient education
Chair: Christian von Buchwald (University of Copenhagen)
Speakers: Mads Guldager (University of Copenhagen) ‘Report from the PROM working group’, Jacklyn Liu (University College London) ‘Survivorship’, Benjamin Verillaud (Université Paris Cité) ‘Prospective multicentric assessment of functional outcomes - depending on the surgical technique’ 
Panel: Nyall London, Ehab Hanna, Chris Curtis, Benjamin Verillaud, Mads Guldager, Jacklyn Liu

10:00 – 10:20
Keynote 1 (in partnership with KARL STORZ): ‘Why do we need guidelines? – lessons learnt and future outlook’

Chair: Tim Mitchell (President, The Royal College of Surgeons of England)
Speaker: Dame Valerie J. Lund (University College London, UK)

10:20 – 11:00
Establishing international evidence-based guidelines – a report from the EUSICA/INSICA-Brain International Working Group, followed by a panel discussion

Moderator: Benjamin Verillaud (Université Paris Cité)
Speaker: Florian Chatelet (Université Paris Cité) ‘Report from the International Guidelines review Working Group’
Panel: Garret Choby, Robbie Woods, Jens Peter Klussmann, Florian Chatelet, Carlo Resteghini

11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break

11:30 – 12:15
Basic science of sinonasal cancers, skull base and brain tumors
Chair: Mario Hermsen (ISPA Instituto Universitário Oviedo)
Speaker: Yoko Takahashi (MD Anderson Cancer Center), Gary Gallia (Johns Hopkins University), Patrick Eriksen (University of Copenhagen)
Panel: Yoko Takahashi, Gary Gallia, Johannes Haybaeck, Patrick Eriksen

 

12:15 – 12:45

Young investigator session and EDI session

Chair: Annalisa Trama (Instituto dei Tumori) & Sandra Nuyts (UZ Leuven and EDI committee)
Speakers: Short oral presentations (3-4 min each) 
Panel: Mario Hermsen, Paolo Bossi, Annalisa Trama, Sandra Nuyts

12:45 – 13:45 Lunch (exhibition and networking area)

13:45 – 14:15

Keynote 2 (in partnership with FUSETEC): ‘Multidisciplinary management of sinonasal cancer - lessons learned and future outlook’

Keynote Speaker: Ehab Y Hanna (MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, US)

14:15 – 14:45

‘Examples of Surgical Innovation and applicability – live transmission to Dissection course’

Co-Chairs: Matt Lechner (University College London) and Christian von Buchwald (Univ. of Copenhagen)
Speakers: Andreas Kjaer (University of Copenhagen) ‘FG001, a novel uPAR-targeting optical probe for guiding head-and-neck surgery’; Saleh Okhovat (Glasgow Royal Infirmary/University of Glasgow) ‘3D models in training and teaching); John Budgen (Fusetec Inc. with live transmission from dissection course)
Panel: Ehab Hanna, John Budgen, Saleh Okhovat, Jayakar Nayak, Andreas Kjaer

14:45 – 15:15

COST session (in partnership with COST/immunoMODEL)

Co-chairs: Eva Balibrea-Martinez (ProCURE (ICO) and CARE (IGTP) programs) & Johannes Haybaeck (Medical University of Graz)
Speaker: Gianmarco Contino (University of Birmingham)
Panel: Gianmarco Contino, Mario Hermsen, Yoko Takahashi, Jana Zajacova 

15:15 –15:45

Update on cancer registries and multinational collaborations

Chair and moderator: Robbie Woods (Beaumont Hospital, Ireland)
Speakers: Peter Hwang (Stanford University): ‘CORSICA’; Annalisa Trama: ‘EURACAN’; EUSICA President 2024/2025 Benjamin Verillaud: ‘EUSICA’; Matt Lechner: ‘INSICA-Brain collaboration’

15:45 - 16:00 Coffee Break

16:00 – 17:30 
Health Inequalities and Global Outreach (AGA-ENT 2024 Annual Meeting)
Chair: Trustees (AGA-ENT)

 

Tuesday 21 May 2024
 

EUSICA/INSICA-Brain Dissection Course

(Main Hall and Gallery Suite; 24 places only)

08:15 – 08:50

Registration and coffee in the exhibition area

09:00 – 09:10

Main Hall


09:10 – 10:00
Main Hall


10:00 – 10:20
Main Hall


10:20 – 11:00
Main Hall

11:00 – 11:15 Coffee Break

11:15 – 11:30
Lecture: Extended endoscopic access to sinonasal tumors and instructions for resection of sinonasal tumor 1 (IP)

Speakers: Speakers: Garret Choby (University of Pittsburgh), Samuel Leong (University of Liverpool) and Erich Vyscocil (Medical University of Vienna)

11:30 – 13:00

Dissection: Resection of sinonasal tumor 1 (IP)

International faculty: Garret Choby (University of Pittsburgh); Ehab Hanna (MD Anderson Cancer Center); Ciaran Hill (University College London); Warren Bennett (University of Bristol); Kumar Abhinav (University of Bristol); Jason Fleming (University of Liverpool); Nyall London (Johns Hopkins University); Antoine Moya Plana (Gustave Roussy Cancer Campus); Matt Lechner (University College London); Anouk Borg (University College London); Jayakar Nayak (Stanford University); Nick Eynon-Lewis (Barts Health, London); Gary Gallia (Johns Hopkins University); Cameron Davies-Husband (Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust); Liam Masterson (University of Cambridge); Phoebe Roche (University of Cambridge); Jens Peter Klussmann (University of Cologne); Pavol Surda (Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust); Catherine Rennie (Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust); Saleh Okhovat (University of Glasgow); Sacit Bulent Omay (Yale University); Terry Jones (University of Liverpool); Carl Philpott (UEA/UCL); Rishi Sharma (University of Cambridge); Benjamin Verillaud (Université Paris Cité); Samuel Leong (University of Liverpool); Christian von Buchwald (University of Copenhagen); Erich Vyskocil (Medical University of Vienna); Robbie Woods (Beaumont Hospital, Ireland


13:00 – 13:45 Lunch (exhibition and networking area)

13:45 – 14:15

Main Hall


14:15 – 14:45

Main Hall

14:45 – 15:10

Lecture: Pituitary access, pituitary surgery and use of neuro-navigation

Speaker: Jayakar Nayak (Stanford University) and Sacit Bulent Omay (Yale University), with demonstrations on model by Erich Vyskocil (MUV) and Samuel Leong (Liverpool Head and Neck Centre)

15:10 – 17:30 (optional coffee break at  15:45 – 16:00)
Dissection: Pituitary access and resection of pituitary tumor
International faculty: Garret Choby (University of Pittsburgh); Ehab Hanna (MD Anderson Cancer Center); Ciaran Hill (University College London); Warren Bennett (University of Bristol); Kumar Abhinav (University of Bristol); Jason Fleming (University of Liverpool); Nyall London (Johns Hopkins University); Antoine Moya Plana (Gustave Roussy Cancer Campus); Matt Lechner (University College London); Anouk Borg (University College London); Jayakar Nayak (Stanford University); Nick Eynon-Lewis (Barts Health, London); Gary Gallia (Johns Hopkins University); Cameron Davies-Husband (Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust); Liam Masterson (University of Cambridge); Phoebe Roche (University of Cambridge); Jens Peter Klussmann (University of Cologne); Pavol Surda (Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust); Catherine Rennie (Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust); Saleh Okhovat (University of Glasgow); Sacit Bulent Omay (Yale University); Terry Jones (University of Liverpool); Marco Ferrari (University of Padova); Carl Philpott (UEA/UCL); Rishi Sharma (University of Cambridge); Benjamin Verillaud (Université Paris Cité); Samuel Leong (Liverpool Head and Neck Centre); Christian von Buchwald (University of Copenhagen); Erich Vyskocil (Medical University of Vienna); Robbie Woods (Beaumont Hospital, Ireland)

Wednesday 22 May 2024

EUSICA/INSICA-Brain 2024 Meeting (Main Hall)

08:15 – 08:50

Registration and coffee in the exhibition area

09:00 – 09:30

Surgical management of Skull Base Tumours and Brain Tumours

Chair: Gary Gallia (Johns Hopkins University)
Speakers: Ciaran Hill (University College London), Kumar Abhinav (University of Bristol) 
Panel: Ciaran Hill, Kumar Abhinav, Warren Bennett, Sacit Bulent Omay

09:30 – 10:30

Clinical cases (Tumor Board/MDT panel)

Chair: Glenn Hanna (Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Harvard Medical School)
Panel: Jayakar Nayak, Garret Choby, Nyall London, Amrita Jay, Ciaran Hill, Paolo Bossi, Mustafa Anjari

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break and poster presentations

11:00 – 12:00

Multi-omics (Genomics and Epigenomics) and translational work (Transcan-3)

Chair: Terry Jones (University of Liverpool)
Speaker: David Capper (Charité Berlin) ‘Epigenomics’, Mike Hubank (Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust) ‘Genomics’
Panel: David Capper, Mike Hubank, Sebastian Brandner, Mario Hermsen

12:00 – 13:00

Long-read sequencing and multi-modal analysis
Chair: Mike Hubank (Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust)
Keynote Speaker: Benjamin Hall (University College London) and Kate Ricketts (University College London)
Panel: Benjamin Hall, Kate Ricketts, David Capper, Liam Masterson

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch (exhibition and networking area)

14:00 – 14:45

Translation of molecular techniques and innovation in local infrastructures for the benefit of patients – precision oncology

Chair: Geoff Bellingan (UCLH, Cancer Alliance)
Speaker: Sebastian Brandner (UCLH)
Panel: Ehab Y Hanna, Antoine Moya Plana, David Capper, Sebastian Brandner, Terry Jones, Liam Masterson, Glenn Hanna

14:45 – 15:30

Latest advances in radiation and proton-beam therapy of sinonasal cancers and brain tumors

Chair: Sandra Nuyts (University Hospitals Leuven)
Speakers: Jason Fleming (University of Liverpool) ‘PROTIS UK and Translational Research programme’; Florent Carsuzaa ‘Anatomical mapping in sinonasal cancers for the planning of postoperative therapy’
Panel: Jason Fleming, Florent Carsuzaa, Dawn Carnell

15:30 – 16:15

Clinical trials and precision medicine tools
Chair: Paolo Bossi (University of Brescia/Hunimed)
Speakers: Glenn Hanna (Dana Farber Cancer Institute) ‘Current clinical Trials in Sinonasal Malignancies and Future Directions’; Nyall London (Johns Hopkins/NIH) ‘Current NIH trials’, Neal Akhave ‘MD Anderson Trials’
Panel: Nyall London, Glenn Hanna, Neal Akhave, Sandra Nuyts 

16:15 – 16:30

Award of poster and oral presentation prizes, closure and outlook for 2025

Co-Chairs: Benjamin Verillaud (2024/2025 President) & Matt Lechner (2023/2024 President)
 

Wednesday 22 May 2024
 

EUSICA/INSICA-Brain Dissection Course

(Main Hall and Gallery Suite; 24 places only)

08:15 – 08:50

Registration and coffee in the exhibition area

09:00 – 09:30

Main Hall

09:30 – 10:30
Main Hall

 

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break and poster presentations

11:00 – 11:15

Lecture: Access to the frontal sinus and resection of sinonasal tumor 2 (frontal osteoma)

Speaker: Mario Turri-Zanoni (University of Varese); Erich Vyskocil (MUV) and Samuel Leong (Liverpool Head and Neck Centre)

11:15 – 13:00

Dissection: Resection of sinonasal tumor 2 (frontal osteoma)

International faculty: Garret Choby (University of Pittsburgh); Ehab Hanna (MD Anderson Cancer Center); Ciaran Hill (University College London); Warren Bennett (University of Bristol); Kumar Abhinav (University of Bristol); Jason Fleming (University of Liverpool); Nyall London (Johns Hopkins University); Antoine Moya Plana (Gustave Roussy Cancer Campus); Matt Lechner (University College London); Jayakar Nayak (Stanford University); Nick Eynon-Lewis (Barts Health. London); Gary Gallia (Johns Hopkins University); Cameron Davies-Husband (Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust); Liam Masterson (University of Cambridge); Phoebe Roche (University of Cambridge); Jens Peter Klussmann (University of Cologne); Pavol Surda (Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust); Catherine Rennie (Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust); Saleh Okhavat (University of Glasgow); Sacit Bulent Omay (Yale University); Terry Jones (University of Liverpool); Carl Philpott (UEA/UCL); Rishi Sharma (University of Cambridge); Mario Turri-Zanoni (University of Varese, Italy); Benjamin Verillaud (Université Paris Cité); Christian von Buchwald (University of Copenhagen); Erich Vyskocil (Medical University of Vienna); Robbie Woods (Beaumont Hospital, Ireland)

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch (exhibition and networking area)

14:00 – 14:45

Main Hall

 

15:00 – 15:15
Lecture: Endoscopic nasopharyngectomy
Speaker: Samuel Leong (University of Liverpool) and Matt Lechner (UCL)


15:15 – 16:30

Dissection: Endoscopic nasopharyngectomy and resection of nasopharyngeal tumor

International faculty: Garret Choby (University of Pittsburgh); Ehab Hanna (MD Anderson Cancer Center); Ciaran Hill (University College London); Warren Bennett (University of Bristol); Kumar Abhinav (University of Bristol); Jason Fleming (University of Liverpool); Nyall London (Johns Hopkins University); Antoine Moya Plana (Gustave Roussy Cancer Campus); Matt Lechner (University College London); Jayakar Nayak (Stanford University); Nick Eynon-Lewis (Barts Health. London); Gary Gallia (Johns Hopkins University); Cameron Davies-Husband (Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust); Liam Masterson (University of Cambridge); Phoebe Roche (University of Cambridge); Jens Peter Klussmann (University of Cologne); Pavol Surda (Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust); Catherine Rennie (Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust); Saleh Okhavat (University of Glasgow); Sacit Bulent Omay (Yale University); Terry Jones (University of Liverpool); Carl Philpott (UEA/UCL); Rishi Sharma (University of Cambridge); Mario Turri-Zanoni (University of Varese, Italy); Benjamin Verillaud (Université Paris Cité); Christian von Buchwald (University of Copenhagen); Erich Vyskocil (Medical University of Vienna); Robbie Woods (Beaumont Hospital, Ireland)
 

You will also gain free entry to access Oncology Professional Care, included in the cost of your ticket.

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