PRESIDENT’SMESSAGE

The Foundation for Head and Neck Oncology (FHNO) is a multi-specialty national society dedicated to the development and progress in the management of head and neck cancers in India.

The FHNO was formed in 2001 with the intention to oversee the standards of care, and promote education and research in this specialty by offering Fellowship and training opportunities to interested doctors.

The members of this council belong to the various sub-specialities in this field including Otolaryngology & Head-Neck Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Maxillo-facial surgery, Radiation Oncology, Medical Oncology, Reconstructive Surgery, speech and swallowing therapy etc.

The Annual conference of FHNO is held every year and it`s the most sought after academic event for Head and Neck Oncologists in the country. The attendee base is huge, reflecting the numerous sub-specialities involved in the management of cancers of the head and neck region. The sessions reflect the entire spectrum of the areas of interest of the FHNO, starting right from screening and primary prevention of cancer to the most recent advances in its management including cutting edge technology that aides in safe surgical treatment along with emphasis on posttreatment rehabilitation that aims to restore patient’s quality of life to the highest extent possible.

This year FHNO national conference is held along with IFNHNOS (International Federation of Head &Neck Oncologic Society) in Chennai. Chapter of the FHNO is formed of several regional institutes of national and international acclaim.

Chennai is a city of a rich cultural heritage. The shoreline of the city along with its many beaches are world famous tourist attractions. The city has multiple monuments and temples of historic significance. Chennai is also famous for its unique south Indian cuisine and filter coffee.

The FHNO/IFHNOS 2019 conference to be held at Chennai will definitely be a landmark event this year amidst the medical fraternity.

With Regards,

Dr. Rayappa

Dr. C.Rayappa

President