Our HKNOS invited speaker, Prof William Yuh will deliver another talk during lunch time at QEH.
Prof Yuh is the Professor and Vice Chair of the Department of Radiology, and the Ellsworth C. and Nancy D. Alvord Endowed Chair in Neurooncology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Centre, University of Washington, Seattle, USA.
He will talk on:
Revisit the decades’ old Myth and Truth in diagnosis and treatment of acute stroke
Ultra-high field MR of brain tumour (7 and 8 T human MR scanner)
Venue: QEH Block R, 12/F Lecture Theatre
Members of HKNOS, HK College of Radiologists and HK Neurosurgical Society are welcome.
Date: 4th November 2014 (Tue)
Venue: Room I & II, Shantung Room, Langham Mongkok
7:15pm HKNOS AGM (HKNOS members only)
7:30pm Ultra-high Field MR of Brain Tumours and Potential Therapeutic Applications - Dr. William Yuh
7:55pm Proton Therapy for Central Nervous System Cancers - Dr. Tony Wong
8:20pm Combating Recurrent Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM) - From Trial to Testimony - Dr. Janice Tsang
May 2-5 , 2015
Grand Hyatt Kauai
President: Kenneth Rosenzweig, MD
Program Chair: Benjamin Movsas, MD
On behalf of the organizing committee, we would like to invite you to the 97th Annual Meeting of the American Radium Society to be held at Grand Hyatt Kauai, Hawaii from May 2 – 5, 2015. The ARS Meeting is the world’s oldest multidisciplinary cancer conference. The meeting is open to ARS Members and Non-Members, including physicians, surgeons and affiliated professionals specializing in the field of Oncology – Medical Oncology, Surgical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Gynecological Oncology, etc. We will be honored with a Presidential Categorical Course as part of the meeting as Dr. Kenneth Rosenzweig presents a program focused on lung cancer.
Asian Oncology Summit 2015 11th Annual Conference of the Organisation for Oncology and Translational Research (OOTR) Viral Hepatitis 2015 | April 10-12, 2015 | Shanghai, China
Topics – Asian Oncology Summit / OOTR Conference
Asian Oncology Summit 2015 provides HKNOS:
- Two complimentary conference passes to attend AOS 2015
- A special society delegate rate of USD400.00 for the members of the Hong Kong Neuro-Oncology Society
The 7th Asian Oncology Summit will be held alongside the 11th Annual Conference of the Organisation for Oncology and Translational Research. For the first time, the Viral Hepatitis Summit will also be run in parallel, providing a unique opportunity for specialists to come together across disciplines in several joint sessions.
Main topics include: prevention, palliative care, gastrointestinal cancer, breast cancer, genitourinary cancer, lung cancer, translational oncology, haematological oncology, supportive oncology, melanoma, sarcoma, head and neck cancer, health economics, radiation oncology, gynaecological cancer, pharmacoeconomics, health-care delivery, molecular pathology.
Abstract submission for all sessions is now open.
Venue: 25/F, Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups Building, 21 Pak Fuk Road, North Point, Hong Kong (MTR Quarry Bay Station C exit)Registration Tel: 23856928
The following are the three successful applicants:
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.
Venue: Function Rooms 1-2, 3/F, The Mira Hong Kong
Chairman: Dr. Stephen Yau (Clinical Oncologist, Queen Elizabeth Hospital)
Please refer to the website for further information:
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.
Want to improve your clinical research skills and credentials?
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Departmental 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.
Applications 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.