Program May 16

08.00 – 08.30 Registration and Coffee

BIOLOGICAL BEHAVIOUR OF VARIOUS SKIN CANCERS
IN THE HEAD AND NECK

Moderator: A Flinterman

08.30 – 08.45 Etiology and epidemiology of skin cancer
08.45 – 09.00 Melanoma, Merkel cell carcinoma and Adnexal Carcinoma
09.00 – 09.15 Biological behavior of BCC and SCC
09.15 – 09.30 Specific sites: external ear canal, vestibulum nasi and lip
09.30 – 09.45 Prevention, self-instruction and follow up
09.45 – 10.00 Pattern of regional metastases: diagnosis of parotid gland and neck
10.00 – 10.15 Worst case scenario’s
10.15 – 10.45 Coffee Break 

BASIC TREATMENT PRINCIPLES

Moderator: PJFM Lohuis

10.45 – 11.15 Guest of honor lecture
Mohs’ micrographic surgery
11.15 – 11.30 Alternative treatments; cryo-therapy, PDT and radiotherapy
11.30 – 11.45 Relevant deep head and neck anatomy for dermatologists
11.45 – 12.00 Primary closure, secondary granulation and skin grafts
12.00 – 12.15 Treatment of regional metastases in head and neck skin cancer
12.15 – 12.30 Principles of transposition, rotation and advancement
12.30 – 13.30 Lunch

RECONSTRUCTION OF SPECIFIC SITES

Moderator: HD Vuyk

13.30 – 13.45 Reconstruction of the periorbital region
13.45 – 14.00 Reconstruction of the nose
14.00 – 14.15 Reconstruction of the scalp, forehead and temple
14.15 – 14.30 Reconstruction of the lip and cheek
14.30 – 14.45 Reconstruction of the ear
14.45 – 15.00 Reconstruction of major skin cancer defects
15.00 – 15.30 Coffee Break 
15.30 – 16.30 Quiz and discussion of cases with participation of the audience
16:30 – 17.00 Drinks and certificates