Recent Announcements

Upcoming meetings

posted 10 Nov 2014 20:40 by HKNOS   [ updated 10 Nov 2014 20:47 ]

19th Annual Scientific Meeting and Education Day of the Society for Neuro-Oncology (SNO), November 13-16, 2014, at the Loews Hotel South Beach in Miami

12th International Stereotactic Radiosurgery Society Congress (ISRS), June 7-11, 2015 at Yokohama, Japan

12th Meeting of Asian Society for Neuro-Oncology, ASNO2015, September 17-20, 2015 at Manila,Phillippines

57th ASTRO Annual Meeting, October 18-21, 2015, Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio, USA

12th EANO Meeting: Mannheim/Heidelberg, Germany, October 13-16 2016

Special Lectures by Prof William Yuh at QEH on 3 Nov 2014

posted 14 Oct 2014 21:26 by HKNOS   [ updated 15 Oct 2014 07:13 ]

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
Time: 13:00-14:00

Members of HKNOS, HK College of Radiologists and HK Neurosurgical Society are welcome.

HKNOS Annual General Meeting & Annual Scientific Meeting 2014

posted 14 Oct 2014 21:17 by HKNOS   [ updated 14 Oct 2014 21:18 ]

Date: 4th November 2014 (Tue)
Venue: Room I & II, Shantung Room, Langham Mongkok
7:00pm Reception
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
8:40pm Q&A
8:50pm Dinner

American Radium Society 97th Annual Meeting | May 2-5, 2015, Hawaii

posted 18 Sep 2014 01:13 by HKNOS   [ updated 18 Sep 2014 17:34 ]

May 2-5 , 2015

Grand Hyatt Kauai
Kauai, Hawaii

Integrating High-Tech with High-Touch in Radiation Oncology

President: Kenneth Rosenzweig, MD
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Program Chair: Benjamin Movsas, MD
Henry Ford Hospital

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.

More Information Here

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

posted 18 Sep 2014 00:12 by HKNOS   [ updated 19 Sep 2014 00:12 ]

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.
Topics – Asian Oncology Summit / OOTR Conference
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.

Public Education Talk on Brain Tumours

posted 7 Aug 2014 03:59 by HKNOS   [ updated 7 Aug 2014 04:03 ]

Date: 13 September 2014 (Sat)
Time: 3:00pm to 4:30pm
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

HKNOS Training Sponsorship Result (August 2014)

posted 6 Aug 2014 08:31 by HKNOS   [ updated 6 Aug 2014 08:35 ]

The following are the three successful applicants:




Dr Gilberto Ka Kit Leung

Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital

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 2014)

Department of Neurosurgery, Queen Elizabeth Hospital

11th EANO Meeting, October 9-12, 2014, Turin, Italy

Dr Amanda Kan

Department of Clinical Pathology, Tuen Mun Hospital

XVIII International Congress of Neuropathology

Call for Training Sponsorship Application

posted 17 Jun 2014 07:00 by HKNOS   [ updated 17 Jun 2014 07:44 ]

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.

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.

Please apply the HKNOS sponsorship here.

The Hong Kong Neuro-Oncology Society Dinner Symposium

posted 14 Jun 2014 07:20 by HKNOS   [ updated 17 Jun 2014 06:52 ]

Date: 3rd July 2014 (Thur)

Venue: Function Rooms 1-2, 3/F, The Mira Hong Kong

Chairman: Dr. Stephen Yau (Clinical Oncologist, Queen Elizabeth Hospital)



Agenda Item





7.00-7.25pm (25mins)

Temozolomide Resistance in Malignant Glioma – A Translational Research and Clinical Perspective

Dr. Gilberto Leung

(Neurosurgeon, Queen Mary Hospital)

7.25-7.50pm (25mins)

Management of GBM in Hong Kong – 10 Years Review and Future Challenge

Dr. Danny Chan

(Neurosurgeon, Prince of Wales Hospital)

7.50-8.15pm (25mins)

Extended Adjuvant Temozolomide Treatment in GBM Patients

Dr. Jenny Pu

(Neurosurgeon, Queen Mary Hospital)

8.15-8.30pm (15mins)


Moderated by Dr. Stephen Yau

(Clinical Oncologist, Queen Elizabeth Hospital)




International Symposium on Pediatric Neuro-Oncology (ISPNO) 2014

posted 4 Nov 2013 02:49 by HKNOS   [ updated 4 Nov 2013 02:55 ]

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:

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