Bhopal April 3, 2019: The 11th Indian Society of Neuro-Oncology Conference will be held at Bhopal from April 4 to 7. It is being organized in collaboration with the Bhopal Neuro Association and Bhopal Oncology Society under the aegis of the Edison Society for Neuro Oncology. Over 350 experts from India and across the globe will attend it. The theme of the conference would be Sellar and Suprasellar Tumor. The conference will witness live surgeries, panel discussions, lectures, Q&A sessions and poster presentations. As many as 15 specialists from Canada, America, Britain, Germany & South Korea and 70 experts from India will share their experience and expertise. The conference would be held at Hotel Jehanuma Palace from 5 to 7 April while a pre conference workshops will be held at Bansal Hospital and Bhopal Memorial Hospital & Research Centre on April 4.
This was informed at a press conference organized here on Wedneday by Conference Organising Chairman and senior radiation oncologist Dr. R.K. Pandey and Organising Secretary Dr. Nitin Garg (neurosurgeon).
Dr. Pandey said “this is a unique conference wherein clinicians from field of Neurosurgery, Radiation and Medical Oncology, Psychologists, experts from diagnotics fields as Neuropathologists, Neuroradiologists will come together with scientists who are doing research in labs on these tumors to understand the biology of these tumors better for more effective treatment”.
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Dr.Nitin Garg informed “While medical treatment is given all the importance, psycho-social support systems are lacking. Organisations as Brain Tumor Foundation of India and International Brain Tumor Alliance from United Kingdom are also participating in this conference. These will guide the clinicians on establishing Brain Tumor Support Groups in their routine clinical practice and the impact it has on the quality of life outcomes. For the first time, patients and their families have been invited during the conference to understand the psychological and mental stress that they went through. Doctors will be parts of this session to try to provide better psycho-social support to patients and their care givers”.
The Conference would be inaugurated by Prof. Saraman Singh Director AIIMS, Bhopal. Principal Secretary, Health Mrs. Pallavi Jain Govil would be the guest of honor on the occasion.
On April 7, the Conference will witness formal launch of Bhopal Brain Tumor Support Group. The Group members who have successfully fought brain tumor would be present with their family members to share their experiences.