Eminent Doctors Come Together For The Head And Neck Oncology Conference 2023 Hosted By Gleneagles Global Health City

~ The comprehensive and interactive conference focussed on Head and Neck cancer diagnosis and staging, pre-operative and post-operative care ~

Chennai, February 26th, 2023: Gleneagles Global Health City (GGHC), a leading tertiary care hospital in Chennai, organised the Head and Neck Oncology Conference 2023 – ‘HANOCON 2023 – Head and Neck Digest: Connect & Collaborate’ today. The one-day conference was conducted in the hospital’s Perumbakkam campus.

A total of 300 practising professionals from various specialities participated in the conference. This included surgical oncologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, dentists, ENT surgeons, oral and maxillofacial surgeons, general surgeons, plastic surgeons, fellowship trainees and postgraduates.

Speaking about HANOCON 2023, Prof Dr S Rajasundaram, Director – Gleneagles Global Cancer Centre and Chairman of the organising committee said, “We planned a series of lectures, case-based panel discussions and video demonstrations by eminent faculties for HANOCON 2023 and I am glad it was well received by the participants.”

The comprehensive and interactive conference focussed on Head and Neck cancer diagnosis and staging, pre-operative and post-operative care. It helped the participated doctors contemplate on the multidisciplinary approach to manage Head and Neck Cancer. The sessions discussed about complex resection, cosmetic reconstruction and rehabilitation, apart from interactions about advancements in radiotherapy, chemotherapy and immunotherapy.

The first session of the conference was about Oral Cancer, chaired by Prof Jimson S, Principal, Sree Balaji Dental College; Dr V B Krishna Kumar Raja, Prof and HOD, maxillofacial surgery, SRM Ramapuram and Prof Muthusekar, Programme Director – OMFS, Saveetha Dental College. This was followed by a panel discussion with eminent city doctors as panelists, moderated by Dr S Bhargavi, Consultant – Surgical Oncologist, Sri Ramakrishna Hospital, Coimbatore.

The second session on Oropharynx/ Larynx was chaired by Prof A Muraleedharan, Prof and HOD, ENT, GGHC; Dr Ranjana Kumari, Prof -ENT, Madha Medical College and Research Centre and Rajesh Isiah, Prof and HOD, Radiation Oncology, Unit 2, CMC Vellore.

Next to follow was a session on Thyroid and Parathyroid and this was chaired by Dr Anandhi, Prof General Surgery, Stanley Medical College; Dr Gayathri, Prof General Surgery, Madras Medical College and Dr Shanthi, Prof. General Surgery, Kilpauk Medical College. The session was followed by a panel discussion moderated by Dr Shivakumari, Associate Prof. Surgical Oncology, Stanley Medical College.

The fourth session was again on Oral Cancer with special focus on secondary, primary and recurrent cancer, chaired by Prof H Thamizh Chelvan, Prof and HOD, Oral Pathology Faculty of Dental Sciences, Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher education; Dr Saravanan Chandran, ProfOMFS, SRM Kattankulathur Dental College and Dr K Murugesan, Prof& HOD – OMFS Saveetha Medical College.

A panel discussion moderated by Dr Prasanth Penumada, Prof. Surgical Oncology, JIPMER was the last session of the conference. Speaking about the conference, Mr Anurag Yadav, Chief Executive Officer, IHH Healthcare India, “We have been able to bring together the great minds in medical field through HANOCON 2023. The participating doctors made the best use of the platform to discuss cases and medical developments. I congratulate the GGHC team for hosting a comprehensive conference.”

Dr Alok Khullar, Chief Executive Officer, GGHC, Chennai, “Eminent and busy doctors agreed to be part of HANOCON 2023 and that helped us come up with interesting sessions. The takeaways from the conference were huge and this is going to benefit the patients in a big way. On and off, it is important for medical fraternity to get together and brainstorm.”

About Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai:

Gleneagles Global Health City at Perumbakkam, Chennai is one of India’s most renowned multi-organ transplant centers. It is also one of the top care multi-specialty hospitals in the city with path-breaking Liver, Neuro, Heart, Lung, and Kidney procedures to its credit and legacy. The NABH, NABL, and NABB accredited hospital operates 200+ beds. A modern CathLab, 13 operation theatres, and advanced imaging services (TruBeam STx, Slice PET CT, and Tesla MRI) offer cutting-edge emergency and critical care management following internationally approved clinical protocols.

Over 10 years of clinical excellence has earned the hospital tie-ups with all major cashless health insurance players and is the preferred choice hospital by all major corporates in the city. The hospital is an international medical destination for thousands of patients in India, the Middle East, Africa, and SAARC nations. The hospital also offers VideoConsult services to its patients in India and abroad.

Gleneagles Global Health City is a part of IHH Healthcare, one of the world’s largest healthcare providers. With its full spectrum of integrated services, dedicated people, reach and scale, and commitment to quality and safety, IHH aspires to be the world’s most trusted healthcare services network, united by a single purpose: to touch lives and transform care. More information on Gleneagles Global Health City can be found on the hospital’s website

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