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10th COGNO Annual Scientific Meeting
Tailoring Therapies for Brain Tumours: Challenges and Opportunities

Monday 23rd - Tuesday 24th October 2017
Rydges Melbourne Hotel, 186 Exhibition Street, Melbourne, VIC Australia
 
 
The BTAA/COGNO/Olivia Newton-John Cancer Wellness Centre Patient Information Forum
Date: Sunday 22 October 2017
Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm
 
This forum is free and open to patients, carers, or anyone interested in learning more about brain cancer. For further information and to register, visit https://www.btaa.org.au/events/20/ibta-week-community-education-forum-.
 
 
COGNO Scientific Advisory Committee Meeting - open to COGNO members only
Date: Monday 23 October 2017
Time: 8:00am - 10:00am
 

Ignyta Lunch Symposium - this symposium is only suitable for clinicians and oncologists
Forging New Pathways in Targeted Therapy for Brain Tumors: The STARTRK-2 Study of Entrectinib
Date: Monday 23 October 2017
Time: 12:05pm - 1:15pm
Speaker: A/Prof Thomas John

Ignyta is hosting a Lunch Symposium with speaker A/Prof Thomas John from the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Centre in Melbourne. A/Prof John will discuss opportunities for testing of patients for NTRK/ROS1/ALK fusion mutations as part of the STARTRK-2 investigational Phase 2 trial of entrectinib.  These mutations have been seen in glioblastomas, astrocytomas and gliosarcomas.  For further information click here.
 
Registraton for the Ignyta Lunch Symposium is free to delegates registered for the 2017 COGNO ASM. To register, please click here.
 
 
Welcome Reception and Conference Dinner
Date: Monday 23 October 2017
Time: 6:30pm - late
 
The Conference Dinner will be held at the Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium. Tickets can be purchased during the registration process – tickets are limited.
 

Ticket
Delegate ticket $120
Accompanying person ticket $120
 

COGNO Annual General Meeting - open to COGNO members only
Date: Tuesday 24 October 2017
Time: 5:15pm - 5:45pm