034 Update on Tumors for the General Neurosurgeon I: Adult Gliomas and Metastases

Sunday, April 14
7:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: 24BC; SDCC

Fee: $450
Candidate and Medical Student Fee: $65

Director(s): Mitchel S. Berger, MD, FAANS

Assistant Director(s): Nader Sanai, MD, FAANS

Faculty: Peter Edward Fecci, MD, FAANS ; Steven N. Kalkanis, MD, FAANS; Rohan Ramakrishna, MD, FAANS; Jason P. Sheehan, MD, PhD, FAANS; Andrew E. Sloan, MD, FAANS; Colin Watts, PhD (United Kingdom); Jeffrey S. Weinberg, MD, FAANS

This course will provide the practicing clinician with an up-to-date overview of current management strategies for all types of benign and malignant brain tumors. This seminar includes current research topics but emphasizes practical management issues.

Learning Objectives: After completing this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify the state-of-the-art management of malignant brain tumors, including glial tumors, meningiomas and skull base tumors.
  • Discuss current concepts in glioma management.
  • Apply current updates about brain tumors to daily clinical practice decision-making.