Webinar Series in Head & Neck Oncosurgery: Session 1 of 4: Oral Cancer

6:30–7:30 pm
Zoom Webinar


Head and neck cancer is the commonest cancer in India. There has been a paradigm shift in the management of head and neck cancer in the last decade with newer risk stratifications, advancements in diagnostics, formulation of standard treatment guidelines and incorporation of multi-modality treatment approaches. All aimed at the individualized treatment of each head and neck cancer patient.

The principal faculty organizer of this conference is Dr. Nishant Agrawal, Professor of Surgery and Section Chief, Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Surgery at the University of Chicago in collaboration with Dr. Vipin Arora, Professor in the Department of ENT and Head and Neck Surgery at the University College of Medical Sciences, University of Delhi, India.

The target audience for this webinar series would be trainees in head and neck surgery, otolaryngology, general surgery, radiation oncology, medical oncology. Practicing head neck surgeons, active researchers in head neck oncology, radiation and medical oncology, molecular biology and genomics.

Session 1: Oral Cancer

Date: Friday, October 9, 2020

Time: 8:00 AM CDT/6:30PM IST/1:00 PM GMT

Participation is by invitation only!

This series of webinars is organized by the University of Chicago, University College of Medical Sciences & GTB Hospital, and the University of Chicago Center in Delhi, New Delhi.  

Program Schedule: 

Session Moderator: Dr. Moni Abraham Kuriakose, Kochi / Session Coordinators: Dr. Neha Verma, Dr. Pallvi Kaul

  • Opening Remarks by Dr. Nishant Agrawal, The University of Chicago, USA
  • Neck Dissection: State of the Art (12 mins+3 mins discussion)

Speaker: Dr. Zhen Gooi, The University of Chicago, USA

  • Ten points to improve results in Oral Cancer (12 mins+3 mins discussion)

Speaker: Dr. Pankaj Chaturvedi, TMH, Mumbai

  • Panel Discussion: Management of Advanced Oral Cancer (30 mins)


Dr. Nishant Agrawal, The University of Chicago, USA

Dr. Anil D'Cruz, Apollo Hospitals, Mumbai

Dr. Salem Billan, Israel Technion University, Haifa, Israel

Dr. PK Rathore, MAMC, New Delhi

Dr. Shamit Chopra, Patel Hospital, Jalandhar

Dr. Anand Gupta, GMCH, Chandigarh

Dr. Pragya Shukla, DSCI, New Delhi

Dr. Deepak Balasubramanian, AIMS, Kochi

Moderator: Dr. Pankaj Kumar Garg, AIIMS, Rishikesh

  • Closing Remarks by Dr. Vipin Arora, UCMS, Delhi