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Lurie Cancer Center Professional Education Events

Lurie Cancer Center Multidisciplinary Head & Neck Symposium

The Lurie Cancer Center Multidisciplinary Head & Neck Symposium is a one and one-half day interactive program on the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of head and neck cancer patients held on November 10-11, 2018, in Chicago, Illinois. The symposium brings together medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, otolaryngologists, head and neck surgeons, dentists, nurses and allied health professionals to discuss and debate the latest advances in multidisciplinary therapies, clinical research and supportive care methodology. The agenda features internationally-recognized experts who will engage attendees in dialogue to improve multi-specialty collaboration in the treatment and care of head and neck cancer patients.

2018 Presentations

Event Details


November 10-11, 2018

Program begins Saturday morning and will conclude Sunday afternoon.

Northwestern Memorial Hospital - Feinberg Pavilion

251 E. Huron St., Chicago
3rd Floor Conference Center

View a Google Map of the event location »


Non-CME Educational Activities

All events are scheduled during times that do not conflict with Symposium CME educational programming. These optional non-CME educational activities are not approved for CME or continuing education credit. The content of these optional non-CME activities and opinions expressed by presenters are those of the sponsor or presenters.

Accommodations & Parking

Hotel Accommodations

A block of rooms has been reserved at Hyatt Centric Chicago Magnificent Mile at a reduced rate, subject to availability. In order to receive this rate, reservations MUST be made via this link or by calling 888.591.1234 and mentioning the Lurie Cancer Center Multidisciplinary Head & Neck Symposium. All rooms must be guaranteed with a major credit card.

Chicago is a popular vacation and convention destination. We recommend that you make your reservations as soon as possible in order to guarantee accommodations.


Daily discounted parking is available at the 321 E. Erie Self-Park Garage (Parking C & D). The early-bird flat rate is $17 if you arrive between 6:30 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. and depart by 7:00 p.m. Discounted parking is not available at any other garage. No validation of tickets is needed from the conference staff or the hospital.

Special Thanks

The symposium is made possible, in part, by the generous endowed gift of Harry Staffileno, Jr., DDS, MS to support oncology-related oral health at Northwestern.

Additional Information

For additional information about the event, please contact Erin Donoghue, Manager of Professional Education, at or 312-695-1391.

See also the Head and Neck Multidisciplinary Clinic at Northwestern Memorial Hospital webpage.

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