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The Internatioanl Federation of Head and Neck Oncologic Societies held its 7th World Congress (IFHNOS 2023) from 21 to 25 June 2023 in Rome. Three members of IDEA4RC took part in it: Annalisa Trama, cancer epidemiologist at Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori and project coordinator, Lisa Licitra, medical oncologist specialized in head and neck cancers at Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, and Pablo Parente Arias, surgical oncologist specialized in head and neck cancers at Fundacion Profesor Novoa Sanots. Licitra also acted as the program chairperson of the entire event. You can find here the complete program. Hereafter are the sessions where IDEA4RC was highligthed:

21 June 2023, 11:00-12:00, Room Orange 1
Instructional Course: Towards a global head and neck cancer patients registration?
Speaker Coordinator: Pablo Parente Arias. Instructors: Sujit Baliga, Annalisa Trama.

22 June 2023, 11:30-12:30, Room Orange 2
Round Table: Contribution of real world data to the field
Moderator: Stefano Cavalieri. Speakers: Jennfier Cracchiolo, Jose Hardillo, Annalisa Trama.

22 June 2023, 12:40-13:30, Room Spalato
Lunch with the professor: The epidemiology of HPV+ oropharynx cancer
Moderator: Annalisa Trama. Speakers: Bora Başaran, Francesco Bussu, Daisuke Sano.

22 June 2023, 12:40-13:30, Room Baalbek
Lunch with the professor: Quality assurance in surgical head and neck cancer oncology
Moderator: Ehab Hanna. Speakers: Bora Başaran, Francesco Bussu, Daisuke Sano.

22 June 2023, 12:30-13:30, Room Leptis Magna
Sponsored Lunch Symposium: IO: transforming the journey for HNSCC patients
Moderator: Andreas Dietz. Speakers: Antonio Gonçalves, Pablo Parente Arias, Christian Simon.

23 June 2023, 16:00-16:30, Room Leptis Magna
Dedicated lecture: Roberto Molinari: the surgeon who also looked ahead
Speaker: Lisa Licitra.

24 June 2023, 17:30-18:30, Room Orange 1
Panel: Optimizing chemoradiation: cisplatin dosing, concurrent vs. neo-adjuvant, and Immunotherapy
Moderator: Lisa Licitra. Speakers: Jean Bourhis, Robert Haddad, Yoshinori Imaura, Marco Siano.

25 June 2023, 12:40-13:40, Room Orange 1
Panel: Salivary cancers – new advancements and new clinical trials
Moderator: Vincent Vander Poorten. Speakers: Lisa Licitra, Nicole Schmitt, Philipp Wolber.

IFHNOS is a global organization established through cooperation of national and regional Societies and Organizations in the Specialty of Head and Neck Surgery and Oncology with membership from national and regional multidisciplinary organizations, representing 65 countries. The purpose of the Federation is to provide a common platform for Specialists in the field of Head and Neck Cancer to interact in professional matters of mutual interest.