Dear Colleagues,

This is to inform you that the World Head and Neck Cancer Day is taking place on the 27 th of July. Professor Paul O’Neill (RCSI) has organised the following activities:

  1. Prof. O’Neill will speak on the day at the Irish Cancer Society’s Decoding Cancer event: ‘HPV Cancer and Vaccination: Time for a Reality Check’, at 6.30pm in the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, 123 St Stephen's Green, Dublin 2. This public talk is free, but registration is required. To register please search ‘Decoding Cancer’ on The session will be live streamed on the Irish Cancer Society’s Facebook page.
  2. The Irish Times & the Irish Medical Times will publish Head and Neck articles and patient interviews.
  3. Screening clinics will be held in Beaumont Hospital and RCSI. The IIOHNS encourages participation at ENT centres throughout the country by both Consultants and Specialist Registrars to raise awareness and understanding regarding this important topic. Please pass on any suggestions and/or updates you might have to Paul or to me.

With best wishes,
Nash Patil
President / IIOHNS
087 2495 855

The International Federation of Head and Neck Oncologic Societies

Congratulations to Ms Eadaoin O’Cathain on being awarded the gold medal at the recent intercollegiate exam.