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5th International Conference on Neuro-Oncology and Brain Tumor, will be organized around the theme “Future challenges and the latest Impact Factor for Neuro-Oncology and Brain Tumor ”
Neuro Oncology 2019 is comprised of 25 tracks and 202 sessions designed to offer comprehensive sessions that address current issues in Neuro Oncology 2019.
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Meningiomas usually grow inward slowly, causing pressure on the Brain or Spinal cord. They interfere with the normal functions of the Brain after reaching a large size. They represent about one-third of all Primary Brain Tumors and occur most frequently in middle-aged women.
- Track 1-1Abnormal Chromosome 22
- Track 1-2Platelet-Derived Growth Factor (PDGFR)
- Track 1-3Epidermal Growth Factor Receptors (EGFR)
- Track 1-4Skull base meningioma
- Track 1-5Spinal cord tumor in children
The Central Nervous System is denounced to various Malevolent disorders. Central Nervous System covers its mechanism, Metastatic pestilence, Ramification, Cancers, Neurons and Sensory Receptors, Neurological Disorders, Multiple scelosis and Imaging agents to CNS neurofibroma. Cancer spreads to the Nervous System by direct invasion or compression from continuous tissues relates to the proximity of the Nervous System to other structures. Global Central Nervous System Drugs market to grow at a CAGR of -3.2% over the period 2011-2015. The global central nervous system (CNS) therapeutics peddle has been forecast to reach US$133 billion by the year 2018, which increases in disease ubiquity rates due to increase in population, introduction of new drugs, and increased outgo on healthcare.
- Track 2-1Neurological Disorders
- Track 2-2Neurosurgical Oncology
- Track 2-3Tumor Biomarkers
- Track 2-4Brain Injury Rehabilitation
- Track 2-5Pathophysiology in Neuro Oncology
- Track 2-6Types of pain in Neuro Oncology
- Track 2-7Pediatric neurooncology
- Track 2-8CNS lymphoma
- Track 2-9Motor Neuron Disease
- Track 2-10Neuro degenerative disorders and Injury
- Track 2-11Central Nervous System
- Track 2-12Repeat Expansion Diseases
- Track 2-13Transverse Myelitis
- Track 2-14 Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy
- Track 2-15Meningitis and Encephalitis
- Track 2-16Neurosarcoidosis
- Track 2-17Surgical Neurooncology
Brain Tumor occurs when abnormal cells form within the brain. The symptoms of Brain stem tumors vary greatly and can include Ataxia, Cranial Nerve Palsy, headaches, problems with speech and swallowing, hearing loss, weakness, Hemiparesis, vision abnormalities, ptosis, and behavioural changes. Another possible symptom is vomiting. Any brain tumor is inherently serious and life-threatening because of its invasive and infiltrative character in the limited space of the Intracranial Cavity.
- Track 3-1Brain Prognosis
- Track 3-2Malignant primary brain tumors
- Track 3-3Benign brain tumors
- Track 3-4Astrocytoma
- Track 3-5Oligodendroglioma
- Track 3-6All Gliomas
- Track 3-7Prion diseases
- Track 3-8Medulloblastoma
- Track 3-9Craniopharyngioma
- Track 3-10Chordoma
- Track 3-11Advanced Imaging of adult brain tumors
- Track 3-12Imaging studies
Neoplasm is an abnormal growth of tissue, which forms a mass that commonly referred to as a Tumor. Neoplasm can be caused by an,that which can be caused by. Not all types of cause a tumorous overgrowth of tissue. Malignant Neoplasms derived from epithelial cells are called Carcinomas.
- Track 4-1Glioma
- Track 4-2Glioblastoma Multiforme
- Track 4-3Ependymoma
- Track 4-4Pontine Glioma
- Track 4-5Vestibular schwannoma
- Track 4-6Unspecified glioma
- Track 4-7Astrocytoma
Neuroscience or Neural Science involves brain, spinal cord and nerves. Cellular Neuroscience and Molecular neuroscience involves the study of neurons at a cellular and molecular level. Clinical Neuroscience is a branch of neuroscience focussing on the diseases and disorders of the brain and central nervous system. Clinical neuroscience serves as a future of Psychiatry. Computational Neuroscience assists as a theoretical method for investigating the function and mechanism of the nervous system. It makes use of the essential features of the biological system at multiple spatial-temporal scales, from membrane currents, protein and chemical coupling to network oscillations and learning and memory.
- Track 5-1Neurophysiology
- Track 5-2Neuroanatomy
- Track 5-3Molecular Neuroscience
- Track 5-4Cellular Neuroscience
- Track 5-5Clinical Neuroscience
- Track 5-6Computational Neuroscience
Neurosurgery or neurological surgery is the medical specialty focused on the prevention, diagnosis, and rehabilitation of disorders which affect any part of the nervous system such as brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves, and extra-cranial cerebrovascular system. They help in the diagnosis of intra cerebral hemorrhage.
- Track 6-1Pediatric Neurosurgery
- Track 6-2Traumatic injuries
- Track 6-3Hydrocephalus
- Track 6-4Cervical and Lumbar spinal stenosis
- Track 6-5Spinal Disc Herniation
- Track 6-6skull base surgery
- Track 6-7Spinal Neuro Surgery
- Track 6-8Funtional Neurosurgery
- Track 6-9Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery
- Track 6-10Cyber knife Radiosurgery
- Track 6-11Clinical Neurosurgery
Metastasis is defined as the process by which Cancer cells spread to other parts of the body. Metastatic Cancer is called as Stage IV cancer among many stages of it. Metastasis is one of the hallmarks of cancer distinguishing it from benign tumors. And it can spread to distant parts of the body.
- Track 7-1Optic nerve glioma
- Track 7-2Kidney cancer and metastatic brain tumors
- Track 7-3Lung cancer and metastatic brain tumors
- Track 7-4Metastases base of skull
- Track 7-5Meningitis
- Track 7-6Metastases neoplastic
- Track 7-7Inter- intra tumour heterogeneity
- Track 7-8Intracranial Metastasis
- Track 7-9Causes and Symptoms of metastatic tumors
- Track 7-10Malignant melanoma
- Track 7-11Melanoma (skin cancer) and metastatic brain tumors
Gangliocytomas are rare indolent CNS tumours which are made up of mature neurons arising anywhere within the Neuroaxis. They differ from gangliogliomas as they lack neoplastic glial cells. Treatment involves surgical removal of the tumor. These are Neuroepithelial Tumors which line the ventricles of the brain and produces Cerebrospinal fluid.
- Track 8-1Ganglioneuroma
- Track 8-2Headache
- Track 8-3Seizures
- Track 8-4Cognitive problems
- Track 8-5Hormonal disorders
Choroid Plexus Tumor arises from Brain tissue that invades nearby tissue and spread widely via the cerebrospinal fluid. Like other brain tumors, choroid plexus tumors are also “graded.” Like other Brain Tumors, Choroid Plexus Tumors are also “graded.” Choroid Plexus Neoplasms are rare, Intraventricular, Primary Central Nervous System (CNS) tumors derived from Choroid Plexus Epithelium that are seen predominantly in children.
- Track 9-1Choroid Plexus Papilloma (grade 1)
- Track 9-2Intermediate Grade (grade 2)
- Track 9-3Atypical Choroid plexus papilloma (grade 3)
A Brainstem glioma is an aggressive and dangerous Cancerous Glioma Tumor in the brainstem which starts in the Brain or Spinal cord tissue and typically spread throughout the Nervous System. It is more diagnosed in children and young adults under the age of twenty. Symptoms of Brainstem glioma can develop slowly and subtly and may go unnoticed for months. A sudden onset of symptoms tends to occur with more rapidly growing, high-grade tumors. In other cases, the symptoms may arise abruptly. Unlike most Brain tumors, Brainstem Glioma is not often treated with Neurosurgery due to complications in vital parts of the Brain. Without treatment, the life expectancy is typically a few months from the time of diagnosis.
- Track 10-1Diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma
- Track 10-2Focal or low-grade glioma
- Track 10-3Radiation therapy with radio sensitizers
- Track 10-4Loss of balance and Trouble walking
- Track 10-5Vision and Hearing Problems
- Track 10-6Headache
- Track 10-7Nausea and Vomiting
- Track 10-8Nausea and Vomiting
- Track 10-9Unusual Sleepiness
The Psychosocial and Neurocognitive functioning of several cancer patients and survivors deleteriously affected by various treatments of Malignant tumors such as Chemotherapy, Radiotherapy and Hormonal therapy. Oncology researchers and Clinicians are increasingly Cognizant of the negative effects of Cancer and its treatments on the Brain and its mental processes and Cognitive outcomes. Neuropsychology in Cancer features the current findings on the Neuropsychological effects of the Cancers and their treatments along with the most promising Neuropsychological and behavioural health interventions available to mitigate these deficits.
- Track 11-1Evolutionary Psychology
- Track 11-2Sensory Processing
- Track 11-3Sleep and Communication
- Track 11-4Learning and Memory
- Track 11-5Psycho-metrics
- Track 11-6Neuropsychological Impairment
- Track 11-7Cognitive testing
- Track 11-8Incognition
- Track 11-9Brain-stimulation treatments
- Track 11-10Bipolar disorder
- Track 11-11Bipolar disorder
- Track 11-12Neuropsychiatric Disorders
- Track 11-13Addiction
- Track 11-14Animal Behavior
Para Neoplastic Neurological Syndromes (PNS) are defined as the remote effects of cancer on the Nervous System. They are due to the presence of Cancer and exclusion of other known causes of the Neurological symptoms, but this criterion does not separate “true” PNS from that are coincidental with a Cancer.
- Track 12-1Metastasis
- Track 12-2Encephalomyelitis
- Track 12-3Para Neoplastic Neurologic Autoimmunity
- Track 12-4Neuraxis
The Response Assessment in Neuro-Oncology (RANO) Working Group is an international, Multidisciplinary effort to develop new standardized response criteria for Clinical trials in Brain tumors. The Surgery Working Group of RANO identified surgically related End-point evaluation problems that were not addressed in the original Macdonald criteria. Macdonald criteria led to the initiation of an International effort in Neurooncology to develop Novel Response and Progression Assessment Criteria.
- Track 13-1Cerebrovascular Disease
- Track 13-2Computational Neuroscience
- Track 13-3Response Evaluation
- Track 13-4Trauma and Tumour
- Track 13-5Clinical Psychology
- Track 13-6Clinical Neuroscience
- Track 13-7Macdonald Criteria
- Track 13-8Clinical Trials
In low-grade Gliomas, stereotactically guided conformal Radiotherapy should lead to a significant reduction in Radiation-associated late toxicity, while in selected groups of high-grade Gliomas the use of adjuvant or Neo-adjuvant Chemotherapy may improve survival. In primitive Neuroectodermal Tumours Prognostic Biological markers have been identified that are undergoing prospective evaluation. In infants the use of post-surgical chemotherapy alone may allow the postponing of Radiotherapy in selected cases. For patients with localized Medulloblastomas a new standard treatment is emerging that uses reduced-dose Craniospinal Radiotherapy followed by Platinum-based chemotherapy, while in Supratentorial primitive Neuroectodermal tumours future treatment will be aimed at improving local control.
- Track 14-1Central Nervous System Malignancies
- Track 14-2Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumours
- Track 14-3platinum-based chemotherapy
- Track 14-4Whole-brain radiotherapy (WBRT)
Pediatric neurooncology encompasses a wide-variety of areas Pediatric neurosurgeons are quite completely different from those ordinarily seen by general neurosurgeons. Because Pediatric neurosurgical issues often are present for life, children with nervous system problems frequently require close, on-going follow-up from childhood - sometimes as early as the new-born period - through the teenage years.
Neurosurgery is one in all the newer surgical disciplines to develop, originally gaining recognition in the early 1900s. However, it's currently one in all the foremost leading edge medical disciplines within the world of science and drugs and involves the utilization of a number of the foremost advanced technologies presently offered.
These areas include: developmental, contextual, and psychosocial factors that can contribute to Pediatric psychological and physical issues. It additionally includes: the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of Pediatric medical conditions, prevention of Pediatric medical conditions (physical and psychological), educating the general population on Pediatric health, promoting health-related behaviours, advocating for child and family public policies, and improving Pediatric healthcare delivery services.
- Track 15-1Clinical trials and case studies in Pediatric Neurology
- Track 15-2Pediatric Psychological Disorders and Neuropsychiatric D
- Track 15-3Pediatric Nursing and Care
- Track 15-4Pediatric Neuroimaging
- Track 15-5Pediatric Neurogenetics and Neurodegenerative Disorders
- Track 15-6Pediatric Neuro-Oncology
- Track 15-7Pediatric Neuro-immunology Disorders
- Track 15-8Pediatric Movement Disorders
- Track 15-9Neuro ophthalmology and Sleep disorders
- Track 15-10Pediatric Pharmacology and Drug therapy
Neurosurgery is a complex surgical method that presupposes treatment, diagnosis, and rehabilitation of disorders affecting any region of the Nervous System. Some of the preponderance common Neuro surgeries are skull base surgery, Image Guided Surgery, Laser Surgery, Spinal Neurosurgery and Neurosurgical oncology treatment.
- Track 16-1Skull Base Surgery
- Track 16-2Spinal Neuro Surgery
- Track 16-3Peripheral Nerve Surgery
- Track 16-4Pediatric Neuro Surgery
- Track 16-5Stereotactic neurosurgery/ functional neurosurgery
- Track 16-6Vascular neurosurgery
- Track 16-7Surgical Neurooncology
The upcoming implementation of a Neurosurgical ablation device that provides controlled therapy for brain lesions those are difficult to reach and treat. This tool, will allow us to introduce the probe into the tumor and destroy it without having to perform a Surgical Operation or Craniotomy.
Recent advances have made treatment for brain tumors much safer and more successful. Some of these newer.
•Antiseizure/Antiepileptic Drugs (AEDs)
•Surgery: The goal of surgery in the treatment of metastasis is to maximally remove tumor while leaving patients with good function
•Radiosurgery: A non-invasive technique that delivers numerous narrow, precisely aimed, highly focused beams of ionizing radiation that converge at a specific point.
•Radiation therapy: X-rays and other forms of radiation can destroy tumor cells or delay tumor growth.
•Chemotherapy: The use of drugs to kill rapidly dividing cells. It can be taken orally or intravenously.
•Targeted therapy: The focus on a specific element of a cell, such as molecules or pathways required for cell growth, in order to use them as a target.
- Track 17-1Computer-Assisted Technology
- Track 17-2Endoscopy
- Track 17-3Intraoperative Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
- Track 17-4Personalized Vaccines
- Track 17-5Genomic Sequencing
The following are the steps involved in Brain Tumor Diagnosis:
•A neurological exam: A neurological exam may include, among other things, checking your vision, hearing, balance, coordination, strength and reflexes. Difficulty in one or more areas may provide clues about the part of your brain that could be affected by a brain tumor
•Imaging tests: Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is commonly used to help diagnose brain tumors. In some cases a dye may be injected through a vein in your arm during your MRI study.
A number of specialized MRI scan components — including functional MRI, perfusion MRI and Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy.
•Tests to find cancer in other parts of your body: If it's suspected that your Brain tumor may be a result of Cancer that has spread from another area of your body, your doctor may recommend tests and procedures to determine where the cancer originated. One example might be a CT scan of the chest to look for signs of Lung Cancer.
•Collecting and testing a sample of abnormal tissue (biopsy): A Biopsy can be performed as part of an operation to remove the Brain tumor, or a Biopsy can be performed using a needle.A stereotactic needle biopsy may be done for brain tumors in hard to reach areas or very sensitive areas within your brain that might be damaged by a more extensive operation. Your Neurosurgeon drills a small hole into your skull. A thin needle is then inserted through the hole. Tissue is removed using the needle, which is frequently guided by CT or MRI scanning.
•The Biopsy sample is then viewed under a microscope to determine if it is cancerous or benign. This information is critical to establish a diagnosis and prognosis and, most importantly, in guiding treatment.
- Track 18-1Neurologic Exam
- Track 18-2MRI
- Track 18-3CT Scan
- Track 18-4Spinal Tap
- Track 18-5Biopsy
Neuroradiology uses primary imaging modalities including computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to focus on Endovascular or minimally invasive diagnosis and characterization of abnormalities of the Central Nervous System or head and neck lesions such as Tumors, Aneurysms, Vascular malformations, or Stroke. It involves different types of Imaging Studies like Computed Tomography (CT) and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) for characterization of various Neurological disorders.
- Track 19-1Clinical Radiation Oncology
- Track 19-2Stereotactic Radiosurgery
- Track 19-3Magneto Encephalography (MEG)
- Track 19-4Positron Emission Tomography (PET)
- Track 19-5Quality Measures of Radiotherapy
- Track 19-6Intensity modulated radiation therapy(IMRT)
- Track 19-7Palliative radiotherapy in Neuro Oncology
- Track 19-8Cellular Radiation Oncology
- Track 19-9Molecular Radiation Oncology
- Track 19-10Radioactive compounds in NeuroImaging
- Track 19-11Vincristine
The Immunotherapy treats the Immune system in Injury and repair during wide range of Neurological disorders, Inflammatory and Autoimmune Diseases of the Nervous system such as Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and Neuromyelitis Optical (NMO) and several Brain Tumor conditions. There were numerous Radiological studies to improve Diagnosis and treatment of these diseases. The main focus is to develop the so-called Neuroprotective (nerve cell protecting) treatment approaching and establishing Modern examination procedures such as MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging), OCT (Optical Coherence Tomography) and Motion Analysis.
- Track 20-1Neuroinflammation
- Track 20-2Neuroendocrine Immunology
- Track 20-3Clinical Neuroimmunology
- Track 20-4Neuroimmunlogical Disorders
- Track 20-5Rituximab
Neuroimaging is the Mapping of human Brain using functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI). It determines how difference and change in Cerebral structure, complexly relates to Behavior and Cognition at Multiple levels of Analysis. It includes Multimodality imaging like CT, MRI, PET, to offer most precise information noninvasively, on type of the Tumor and grade; it also guides therapeutic choices and also assesses the effects of therapy Neuroimaging development, testing, and implementation of advanced MRI and PET Imaging biomarkers for the characterization of Brain Tumor biology and response evaluation in Clinical trials able to detect the biological behaviour of Brain Tumor more accurately.
- Track 21-1Cranial ultrasound
- Track 21-2Single-Photon Emission Computed Tomography
- Track 21-3Brain Mapping
- Track 21-4Diffuse Optical Imaging
- Track 21-5Computed Axial Tomography
- Track 21-6Comparison Of Imaging Types
A Metastatic Cancer is one which has spread from the primary site of origin into different area of the body. That occur in about one-fourth of all cancers that spread through the body. Treatment for Metastatic Cancer aims to slow the growth or spread of the Cancer. Treatment depends on the type of cancer, where it started, the size and location of the Metastasis, and other factors. The primary tumor may be found by examining tumor tissues from the brain. Tests may include; Cerebral Angiography, Mammogram, Chest x-ray, CT scans of the Chest, Abdomen, and Pelvis to find the original tumor site, MRI of the Brain, Lumbar puncture, EEG.
- Track 22-1Treatment Algorithm
- Track 22-2Dexamethasone
- Track 22-3Famotidine
- Track 22-4Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole
Occurrence of Cancer related complications are seen during Chemotherapy because the dividing blood cells in bone marrow are also prone to damage from medications used in treatment also many of these side effects can be attributed to low blood counts. In rare cases, some Chemotherapy drugs can cause Heart damage or trigger another cancer such as Leukaemia. Some complications seen are
Preventive measures should start before cancer therapy begins, reducing the occurrence of further problems brought about by different treatment modalities: Infection, Fatigue, Bruising, Bleeding and Sleep disturbances.
- Track 23-1Disease Seizures
- Track 23-2Increased Intracranial Pressure
- Track 23-3Thromboembolism
- Track 23-4Neutropenia
- Track 23-5Thrombocytopenia
- Track 23-6Neutropenia
- Track 23-7Anaemia
- Track 23-8Encephalopathy
- Track 23-9CNS Infections
To study the effect of drugs on the cellular function in nervous system is called as Neuropharmacology. It is of two types such as; Behavioral neuropharmacology and Molecular neuropharmacology. It explains the drug dependence and addiction effect of brain. The science dealing with the study of the effects of the poisons on the nervous system is called as Neuro toxicology. It happens when nervous system gets affected by the neurotoxins. It occurs due to the exposure of the chemotherapy, radiation treatment, drug abuse, pesticides etc.
- Track 24-1cancer Drugs
- Track 24-2Neuroendocrinology and Stroke
- Track 24-3Behavioral Neuropharmacology
- Track 24-4Neuroanesthesia
- Track 24-5Molecular Neuropharmacology
- Track 24-6Chemotherapy
- Track 24-7Drug compounds targeting Tumor metabolism
- Track 24-8Neurotoxin
- Track 24-9Tuberomammillary nucleus
- Track 24-10Neuromodulator
- Track 24-11Surgical mangement for brain tumors
- Track 24-12Neurotransmitter
- Track 24-13Genetic Heterogeneity in Neuro Oncology
- Track 24-14Chemotherapy
- Track 24-15Clinical Neuropharmacology
Neurological Nursing is a nursing specialty dealing with assessment, nursing diagnosis and management of brain and nervous system disorders, tumors, brain injuries, trauma, spine injuries, stroke, seizures aneurysms and many more conditions. Critical illness defines severe damage of vital organs like Central nervous system failure, brain damage, and spine injury and there is a chance of life threatening deterioration in the patient’s condition. Critical care is time dependent and delivered by physician to a critically injured patient and requires high complex decision to assess, monitor, manipulate and support vital organ function in order to treat vital organ system failure.
- Track 25-1Neurology and Nursing
- Track 25-2Brain Nursing
- Track 25-3Mental Health Nursing
- Track 25-4Addiction Nursing
- Track 25-5Neuro Nurse Practise Guidence
- Track 25-6Neurovascular Nursing
- Track 25-7Geriatric Nursing
- Track 25-8Pediatrics Nursing
- Track 25-9Advance Nursing Practice