Website http://www.healthaction.com.hk Registration Tel: 23856928 Venue: 25/F, Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups Building, 21 Pak Fuk Road, North Point, Hong Kong (MTR Quarry Bay Station C exit) Date: 13 September 2014 (Sat)Time: 3:00pm to 4:30pm
The following are the three successful applicants:
Dr Gilberto Ka Kit Leung
Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Queen
The 19th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society of
Neuro-Oncology Society, November 13-16 2014, Miami, Florida, US
Dr Poon Tak Lap
(Withdrew application on 3 August
Department of Neurosurgery, Queen
11th EANO Meeting, October 9-12,
2014, Turin, Italy
Dr Amanda Kan
Department of Clinical Pathology, Tuen Mun Hospital
XVIII International Congress of Neuropathology
The Hong Kong Neuro-Oncology Society (HKNOS) is committed to promote education and exchange of knowledge in the field of neuro-oncology through academic meetings and research collaborations in Hong Kong and overseas.Please apply the HKNOS sponsorship here.
The Society is pleased to announce that it has a number of sponsorship provided for our full members to attend academic conference, training course and workshop related to neuro-oncology in Hong Kong and outside Hong Kong.
The sponsorship is to reimburse the economy class transportation and registration cost only up to a maximum of HK$10,000/person for conference attendance and up to a maximum of HK$15,000/person for training course/workshop attendance.
The conference/training course/workshop should be held within 12 months from approval of application.
The number of sponsorship is limited so each application will be vetted and the Society reserves the absolute and final decision in the allocation of sponsorship and the sponsored amount.
Interested full members may apply with the details of the academic conference, training course and workshop related to neuro-oncology and the involved cost before 21 July 2014. The applicants should be notified of their results by 31 August 2014.
Details of the sponsorship terms should be referred to the HKNOS sponsorship guideline.
July 2014 (Thur)
Venue: Function Rooms 1-2, 3/F, The Mira Hong Kong
Chairman: Dr. Stephen Yau (Clinical Oncologist, Queen Elizabeth Hospital)
Temozolomide Resistance in Malignant Glioma – A Translational Research and Clinical Perspective
Dr. Gilberto Leung
(Neurosurgeon, Queen Mary Hospital)
Management of GBM in Hong Kong – 10 Years Review and Future Challenge
Dr. Danny Chan
(Neurosurgeon, Prince of Wales Hospital)
Extended Adjuvant Temozolomide Treatment in GBM Patients
Dr. Jenny Pu
(Neurosurgeon, Queen Mary Hospital)
Moderated by Dr. Stephen Yau
(Clinical Oncologist, Queen Elizabeth Hospital)
The 16th International Symposium on Pediatric Neuro-Oncology (16th ISPNO) in conjunction with the 8th St. Jude-VIVA Forum in Pediatric Oncology will be hosted in Singapore from 28 June – 02 July 2014.Please refer to the website for further information:
Want to improve your
clinical research skills and credentials?
ACORD is a
1-week, intensive interactive workshop in clinical research methods and
protocol development open to all cancer researchers in all oncology
subspecialties. Participants come with a 1 page idea and leave with an
ethics-ready protocol. The sixth biennial ACORD Workshop is scheduled for 14 -
20 September 2014 at the Palmer Coolum Resort on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland.
trainees, junior clinicians and younger-mid career consultants working across
all oncology specialities and related allied health professions, with an
interest in developing their expertise in clinical trials design and research,
are invited to start planning their applications for ACORD 2014. Sixty
participants are selected through a competitive application process to join in
application process requires:
· An outline
of a research concept for a clinical trial
· An updated
· A letter
Heads and Supervisors are invited to encourage their trainees and junior
clinicians to apply for ACORD 2014. This training program is a matchless career
enhancing opportunity and is the Asia-Pacific region’s own version of the
highly regarded Flims and Vail Programs run respectively by European Society
for Medical Oncology and American Society for Clinical Oncology.
for the 6th Workshop will open online from 4 November 2013 through to 24 February
2014. For more information on ACORD 2014 please visit www.acord.org.au
, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call
Medical Oncology Group of Australia on 02 9256 9653.
Recent Advances in the Management of Glioblastoma (GBM)
Date 28 November 2013
Room 2-3, 3/F, The Mira, 118
Nathan Road, Kowloon
7:15-7:30pm HKNOS Annual General Meeting (HKNOS
7:30-8:15pm Scientific Lecture:
“Anti-angiogenic agents in GBM:
achievements and questions unsolved”
Hospital Timone Marseille, France
contact Veronica Cheng, Event
Organizer 2734 3312 or email to email@example.com
provide your name, hospital & contact number) by 18 November 2013
Accreditation (pending for approval)
- Hong Kong College of Family Physicians
- Hong Kong College of Pathologists
- Hong Kong College of Physicians
- Hong Kong College of Radiologists
- College of Surgeons of Hong
Date: 23 October 2013 (Wednesday)
Time: 5:00pm – 8:30pm
Venue: Lecture Theatre, 12/F, Block R, Queen Elizabeth
5:00pm: Refreshment5:30pm: Overview of management of
paediatric malignancies in Hong Kong
(Dr. Vincent Lee, Associate Consultant, Department of
Paediatrics, Prince of Wales
6:00pm: Conventional radiotherapy for
paediatric malignancies and late side effects
(Dr. Michael Kam, Consultant, Department of Clinical Oncology, Prince
of Wales Hospital)
6:30pm: Local experience on using
tomotherapy for paediatric cancers in Hong Kong
(Dr. YT Fu, Senior Medical Officer, Department of Clinical Oncology,
Queen Elizabeth Hospital)
7:00pm: Proton therapy as compared with
IMRT with special reference to paediatric and cranial base cancers
(Dr. Tony Wong, Director of
Medical Physics, Seattle
7:30pm: Experience of setting up a new
proton therapy centre
(Dr. Tony Wong, Director of Medical Physics, Seattle Cancer
8:00pm: Discussion: Is it the right
time to set up a proton therapy centre in Hong Kong?
Hong Kong College of Radiologists
Paediatric, Haematology & Oncology Study Group
Hong Kong Lung
Cancer Study Group
Hong Kong Association of Medical Physics
Hong Kong Association of Radiation Therapists
The Hong Kong Neuro-Oncology Society have received a sponsorship for one doctor to attend the conference “2013 Current Trends in Management of Malignant Glioma”, Sept 13-14 2013, Bangkok. The sponsorship covers the usual cost of airfare, registration fee and accommodation.
The application deadline is 31 August 2013. Interested members can apply here.
Please state in the "Comment Box" your name, email, post, any abstract / paper /
poster submitted, and whether you have attended this meeting in the past.
Please be informed that an Extra-ordinary
General Meeting will be held at 6:30-7:00p.m on Tuesday
the 28th May 2013 at Function Rooms 2-3,
3/F, the Mira Hotel, 118 Nathan
Road, Tsimshatsui, Kowloon.
The Agenda are as follows:
To amend some wordings in the MEMORANDUM and ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION
(M&A) as suggested by the Inland Revenue Department
to fulfill the Society tax exemption application.
To advise the corresponding address of the Society
Any other business.
Your attendance at the meeting will be
Thank you for your support.
Dr. Stephen Yau