August 7, 2019
August 8, 2019
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We are pleased to announce the 2nd annual meeting of the Society for NeuroOncology of sub-Saharan Africa (SNOSSA).http://www.snossa.org/
The meeting will take place in association with the annual South African Paediatric Brain Tumour Workshophttp://btw.brainchild.org.za/ in Cape Town on the 7th and 8th of August 2019.
The meeting precedes the South African Congress of Oncology https://www.saco2019.co.za (including SASCROhttp://www.sascro.co.za which represents radiation oncologists and SACCSG http://www.saccsg.co.za which represents paediatric oncologists) taking place in Cape Town from the 9th to the 11th of August 2019 at CTICC.
The Society of Neurosurgeons of South Africa (SNSA) https://www.snsa.co.za is organising a meeting with the Society of British Neurological Surgeons (SBNS) in Cape Town over that same weekend.
Dates: August 7 (Wednesday) and 8 (Thursday) 2019
Venue: UCT Faculty of Health Sciences( appropriate size and cost effective)-exact venue to be confirmed.
Who should come? Adult and Paediatric health professionals who treat CNS tumours, trainees in Neurosurgery, Radiation and clinical Oncology, Paediatric oncology, and Palliative medicine, allied health professionals including nurses and radiographers, parent and advocacy groups, health care managers.
DAY ONE – WEDNESDAY AUGUST 7
Plenary with broad themes, each one incorporating Key Note lectures, abstracts and case presentations on all aspects of Paediatric and adult CNS tumours, and culminating in robust interactive discussion.
DAY TWO – THURSDAY AUGUST 8
AM: Three streams: Practical workshops for Radiation Oncology (CNS contouring with an international expert ) and Neurosurgery, and lectures/discussions Medical and Paediatric Oncologists.
PM: Plenary to address advocacy issues and a Great Debate covering a crucial ethical dilemma.
We hope to see you there. Details to be available soon on the SNOSSA and PBTW websites.
Alan Davidson and Jeannette Parkes
LOC for the SNOSSA executive
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