Multidisciplinary management of brain tumours

01-03 December, 2019
Brussels, Belgium

TARGET GROUP

The course is primarily aimed at specialists and trainees in the field of clinical/radiation oncology interested in extending their knowledge of the multidisciplinary management of central nervous system tumours. Other specialists with interest in brain tumours who wish to have an update on brain tumour treatment approaches with a particular focus on modern radiotherapy will also be most welcome.

 

FACULTY

Course directors
• Sarah Jefferies, Clinical Oncologist, Addenbrooke’s Hospital - Oncology Centre, Cambridge (UK)
• Gianfranco Pesce, Radiation Oncologist, Ospedale S.Giovanni, Bellinzona (CH)

Teachers
• Ranjeev Bhangoo, Neurosurgeon, Kings College Hospital, London (UK)
• Anthony Chalmers, Clinical Oncologist, Institute of Cancer Sciences, University of Glasgow, The Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre, Glasgow (UK)
• Darren Hargrave, Paediatric Oncologist, Neuro-oncology and Experimental Therapeutics Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London (UK)
• Michael Brada, Professor of Radiation Oncology, University of Liverpool, Clatterbridge Cancer Centre, Wirral (UK)
• Patrick Roth, Medical Physicist, University Hospital Zürich, Zurich (CH)  

COURSE AIM/RATIONALE

The course aims to review the present state-of-the-art of neuro-oncology from its biological understanding to the implementation of high-tech radiotherapy approaches, modern biologically driven therapy and care. It will not only cover the commonest of brain tumours, but will also review the latest developments in the less common tumours in adults and children.