Multi-Disciplinary Organization Dedicated to Promoting Advances in
Neuro-Oncology Through Research and Education

10th Annual Meeting of the Asian Society for Neuro-Oncology (ASNO)

Held in conjunction with the 5th annual meeting of the Indian Society for Neuro-Oncology (ISNO), the ASNO annual meeting is the premier platform for specialists in Asia dedicated to all aspects of neuro-oncology and will be attended by neurosurgeons, oncologists, neurologists, basic and translational scientists, neuro-pathologists, radiologists, psychologists, rehabilitation workers, nurses and all professionals involved in the care and welfare of people with tumours of the central nervous system.

 
Some of key scientific highlights of the meeting include:
 
· Live Neurosurgery Demonstration and Workshop: 5-ALA-guided resections conducted by Walter Stummer (pioneer of the technique)
 
· Annual ISNO Abhijit Guha Oration By Roger Stupp
 
· Plenary session on key recent randomized trials in Neuro-Oncology
· High-precision Radiosurgery/radiotherapy symposium: Tomotherapy, Cyberknife, Gamma knife, V-MAT, Proton beam etc
· Advances in Biology & Molecular Biology: Gliomas & medulloblastoma
· Neuro-radiology: Novel MRI techniques, pseudoprogression, RANO guidelines
· Symposium on angiogeneisis and anti-antiangiogenic therapies
· Plenary session on Paediatric Neuro-oncology (recent advances and key clinical data)
· Neuro-pathology Symposium
· Clinical Trial Methodology in Neuro-Oncology
· Quality of life & Supportive Care Symposium: Nurses and allied professionals
· Lively debates on current key issues
· RT/PCV remains the standard of care for anaplastic oligodendroglial tumours
· Protons/heavy ions should be the standard RT technique for skull base/paediatric CNS tumours
· ‘Family Day’ Programme with interactive session with patients and their families
 
The meeting will take place at the iconic Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, and very attractive packages are available for attendees with special rates for students and trainees and accompanying persons.
 
Prior registration to the live surgical workshop on 21st March is mandatory.
 
Registration and abstract centres are OPEN. Last date for 'abstract submission' is 20th January, 2013.
 
For complete conference information, registration, and abstract submission, visit http://www.asno2013.org/
 
Speaker

Organizer Conference Secretariat & Event Manager

When?

Thu, Mar. 21 - Fri, Mar. 22, 2013
8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
(GMT-0600) US/Central

Where?

Taj Mahal Palace Hotel
Apollo Bunder
Mumbai, Maharashtra 400 001
India