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Brain Cancer Symposium

Save the date for: Kids Cancer Alliance - Brain Cancer Symposium

Friday 18 August, 2017

Australian National Maritime Museum, Darling Harbour, Sydney


Kids Cancer Alliance (KCA) warmly invites you to our Brain Cancer Symposium.
This full-day symposium will feature the latest developments in pre-clinical and clinical research.


Frank Winkler, Professor of Experimental Neuro-oncology, Department of Neuro-oncology, University of Heidelberg, and the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ),Heidelberg, Germany.

-         "Gliomas as Malignant Organs: New Insights into Brain Tumor Progression and Therapy Resistance".


Mark Kieran, Director, Pediatric Medical Neuro-Oncology, Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, USA.

-         “Biology Driven Treatment and Re-Classification of Gliomas in the Era of Precision Medicine”

Plus local and interstate experts.

Topics to be addressed: A comprehensive clinical overview, preclinical therapies, genomics and novel genes, translational and personalised medicine, neuro-oncology, neuropsychology, education & social outcomes. And we will dare to finally answer the question – do mobile phones cause brain tumours?


Registration is FREE to all conducting research in this field.

Places are limited – to register reply with your full name, email, and name of your primary institution.


For more details please contact Dr Michael Evtushenko <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>

NSW Government. Cancer Institute NSW




KCA is a Translational Cancer Research Centre funded by Cancer Institute New South Wales

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