• 1st World Congress of IFHNOS
    1998 Mumbai, India

  • 2nd World Congress of IFHNOS
    2002 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

  • 3rd World Congress of IFHNOS
    2006 Prague, Czech Republic

  • 4th World Congress of IFHNOS
    2010 Seoul, Korea

  • 5th World Congress of IFHNOS
    26-30 July 2014, New York, USA

  • IFHNOS Member Societies


IFHNOS is a global organization established through cooperation of national and regional Societies and Organizations in the Specialty of Head and Neck Surgery and Oncology with membership from national and regional multidisciplinary organizations, representing 65 countries. The purpose of the Federation is to provide a common platform for Specialists in the field of Head and Neck Cancer to interact in professional matters of mutual interest.

The Federation conducts quadrennial global Congresses involving multidisciplinary Specialists in Head and Neck Cancer in various parts of the world. In addition, it offers Global continuing Medical Education, through its World Tour programs, conducted by world leaders in the specialties of Surgical, Medical and Radiation Oncology, and allied specialties.

The Federation has significantly enhanced international camaraderie, friendship and collegiality amongst Head and Neck Surgeons and Oncologists, from all parts of the world. IFHNOS encourages international collaboration for projects of mutual interest through collaborative Research, and sponsors local, regional and national meetings for continuing medical education in Head and Neck Cancer. The IFHNOS quadrennial congresses are one of the most important and significant multidisciplinary conferences in the specialty of Head and Neck Cancer.


Dear AHNS/IFHNOS Meeting Attendee,
We are pleased to announce that videos from the 5th World Congress of IFHNOS and AHNS Annual Meeting held on July 26-30, 2014 in NYC are now available. Watch the grand opening ceremony along with a special address from Michael Douglas as he spoke about his battle with cancer. View the Hayes Martin Lecture, John Conley Lecture along with a keynote from the Commissioner of Baseball, Allan H. "Bud" Selig. View a keynote address from Jose Baselga, MD on Bringing Forward the Promise of Targeted Therapy & the H&N Tumors and a keynote address from J. Silvio Gutkind, PhD on The PI3K-M TOR Signaling Circuitry a Novel Target for H&N Cancer Treatment. See the Chris O’Brien Symposium, Jatin P. Shah Symposium, Kian Ang Lecture, AHNS President's Hour, AHNS Research Manuscript Awards and IFHNOS Awards along with panels, debates and video panels.

For the full listing of what is available and to view the videos, please click: http://www.ahns2014.org/video-replay/

Click here to visit the website of the 5th World Congress of IFHNOS and annual meeting of AHNS, New York, 26-30 July 2014 celebrating the Centennial of the Head and Neck Program at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York