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20. ‚International Symposium on Pediatric Neuro-Oncology‘ and Annual Meeting of the ‚SIOP Europe Brain Tumor Group‘ 2022 in Hamburg
From June 11. – 15., 2022, the ‚20. International Symposium on Pediatric Neuro-Oncology‘ (ISPNO 2022) and the ‚Annual Meeting of the SIOP Europe Brain Tumor Group‘ (SIOPE-BTG) will be held in Hamburg.
Both events will be co-hosted by the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf with its Department of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, and the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) Heidelberg with the Hopp Children´s Cancer Center (KiTZ) at the Heidelberg University Hospital. Scientific chairs are Prof. Dr. med. Stefan Rutkowski, Hamburg, and Prof. Dr. med. Stefan Pfister, Heidelberg.
ISPNO is by far the largest international scientific meeting in pediatric neurooncology, which takes place every 2 years and will be held for the first time in Germany. More than 1000 multidisciplinary professionals, active in research, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of children and adolescents with tumors of the Central Nervous System are expected from all over the world. The most recent cutting-edge preclinical and clinical research from the fields of neurosurgery, neuroradiology, neuropathology, developmental- and tumor biology, radiotherapy, pediatric neuro-oncology, new treatments including immunotherapy, late effects, nursing, palliative care, and rehabilitation will be presented in the scientific program.
Further information is available at www.ISPNO2022.de .