2021 Tumor Section Satellite Symposium Registration Now Open

Plan to join us Oct. 15-16, 2021, in Austin, Texas.

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Find apparel and merchandise to show your support for the section.

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Tumor Talk

The Journal of Neuro-Oncology, sponsored by the Tumor Section for the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, and 8 other prestigious medical societies, has formally launched a new, innovative webinar series aimed at highlighting novel, potentially impactful studies involving brain tumors.

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Free Immunotherapy Webinars

Virtual learning has become a staple for practitioners in all areas of the medical community. Check out four new webinars featuring learning objectives and questions to satisfy CME requirements. 

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A071702: A phase II study of checkpoint blockade immunotherapy in patients with somatically hypermutated recurrent glioblastoma. PI – Gavin Dunn

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Tumor Section and NREF Partner with the Southeastern Brain Tumor Foundation

The Neurosurgery Research and Education Foundation (NREF) and the Tumor Section of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) and Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) have partnered with the Southeastern Brain Tumor Foundation (SBTF)

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Support Tumor Section Fellowships, Grants and Awards

Donations to the Neurosurgery Research and Education Foundation (NREF) on behalf of Tumor Section funds encourage the next generation of researchers and breakthroughs. Your contribution funds research fellowships, grants and awards.

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University of Miami Launches New Scholars Program

The University of Miami has launched an International Neurooncology Scholars Program (INOSP), allowing trainees to rotate with internationally renowned tumor experts in other countries in order to increase their experience. The goal is to enhance education and facilitate multi-institutional collaboration. Congratulations to the inaugural recipient of INOSP, Dr. Daniel Eichberg.

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International Observership Program

Alexis Morell, the first awardee of the International Observership Program, shares his productive experience in the Brain Tumor Program of the University of Miami. The AANS/CNS Tumor Section is honored to sponsor this program.

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Latest News

As we learn from the on-going COVID-19 pandemic, the Section on Tumors is collecting and sharing publications and other resources for our members to freely access.

COVID-19 Articles & Resources

Tumor Guidelines

A list of tumor specific guidelines for neurosurgical practice that were approved by the CNS / AANS guidelines committees.

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AANS/CNS offers a variety of funding opportunities. Learn how to apply for a grant for your project.

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Journal of Neuro-Oncology

The official journal of section on tumors - a multi-disciplinary journal that includes basic, applied, and clinical investigations in research areas as they relate to cancer and the CNS.

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Latest Newsletter

In the latest AANS/CNS Section on Tumors newsletter that is published twice a year, we discuss various topics that are of professional interest to our members. 

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Search our database to locate a qualified surgeon where you live. You can find a neurosurgeon by name, location or membership type.

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