Leemans is director of the Otolaryngology Residency Program and the Advanced Fellowship Program in Head and Neck Surgery and Oncology at Amsterdam UMC and he has authored or coauthored more than 400 papers and book chapters on head and neck oncology. He also leads the successful Make Sense Awareness Campaign.


Progress through multidisciplinary cooperation

Saturday March 28, 09:00-09:25

Leemans’ keynote will focus on placing the individual patient in the center of the treatment journey. In his keynote, he will outline the journey toward more personalized treatments for head and neck cancer, particularly in the current era of changing epidemiology and treatments. As a surgeon/scientist, he will highlight the importance of translational cancer research to improve treatment of current and future patients.

Other sessions where you can meet René

Corner chat - Saturday, March 28 | 10:30-10:45