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Final Program

last update: June 09, 2010

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Objectives:

The 14th International Symposium on Pediatric Neuro-Oncology will cover the many aspects related to the treatment and follow-up of children and adolescents with CNS tumors with a focus on cutting-edge research, new developments and late effects. The program will feature key note lectures, oral presentations, poster discussions and seminars joining researchers and care givers of different and diverse professional fields, thereby enhancing knowledge and advancing research and high-quality care for children.

Areas of Focus:

Medulloblastomas, ependymomas, CNS PNETs, low-grade and high-grade gliomas, brain stem gliomas, ATRT, germ cell tumors, craniopharyngiomas, choroid plexus tumors, infant brain tumors, cancer predisposition syndromes, neuro-imaging, neuropathology, molecular biology, neuro-oncology nursing, outcomes and quality of life.

At the end of this symposium, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss recent advances in biology of CNS tumors
  • Describe current approaches to diagnosis and treatment of pediatric CNS tumors
  • Identify similarities and differences in various international strategies for treatment of pediatric CNS tumors
  • Describe advances in outcomes and quality of life research

Target Audience:

This program is designed for researchers and all health care professionals interested in the care of children with central nervous system tumors including:
Neuro-oncologists
Neurosurgeons
Neurologists
Radiation Oncologists
Pathologists
Neuro-Radiologists
Endocrinologists
Epidemiologists

Researchers

Psychologists
Fellows, Residents, and Students
Nurses
Social Workers

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