The 2nd Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuro-Oncology of Sub-Saharan Africa (SNOSSA) will be hosted in conjunction with the South African Paediatric Brain Tumour Workshop (PBTW) at the University of Cape Town, August 7-8, 2019.

The meeting will be held at UCT’s Faculty of Health Science at the Wolfson Pavilion. It will run concurrently with pre-conference workshops of the South African Congress of Oncology In addition, the Society of Neurosurgeons of South Africa (SNSA) will host a meeting with the Society of British Neurological Surgeons (SBNS) in Cape Town over the same weekend.

We have a world-class faculty from across the globe, including Tumor Section members Fred Lang, MD, FAANS (who will deliver a keynote address), Shawn Hervey-Jumper, MD, FAANS, Rohan Ramakrishna, MD, FAANS, and Edjah Nduom, MD. Additionally, Mark Gilbert, MD, and Rakesh Jalali, MD, will also present keynote addresses, along with Kathy Oliver of the International Brain Tumour Alliance. We are expecting adult and pediatric health professionals who treat CNS tumors, allied health professionals, advocacy groups and health care managers. Additionally, trainees in neurosurgery, radiation and medical oncology, pediatric oncology and palliative medicine are invited, and they are eligible for Society for Neuro-Oncology-sponsored travel awards. The philosophy of the conference is to present multi-disciplinary issues in pediatric and adult neuro-oncology in a thematic and integrated fashion.

Please contact Dr. Nduom at for information on how you can support this vital endeavour in Sub-Saharan Africa. We greatly appreciate the ongoing interest and support of Tumor Section members!