2nd Neuroblastoma Research Symposium, 2011

The 2nd Neuroblastoma Research Symposium was held on Friday, 14th October 2011 at the Institute of Child Health, London,in collaboration with SIOPEN (International Society of Paediatric Oncology European Neuroblastoma) and the UK CCLG (Children’s Cancer and Leukaemia Group).Invited international speakers spoke in three themed sessions: on immunotherapy; gene and micro-RNA signatures of Neuroblastoma; and new treatments. In addition there were shorter talks chosen from submitted talk abstracts and a poster session.

A scientific report of the meeting was published in the journal Pediatric Blood & Cancer, 2012, Volume 59(Carr-Wilkinson, J., Wylie, L., Anderson, J. and Gray, J. (2012), Meeting report—neuroblastoma research symposium, London, October 14, 2011. Pediatr. Blood Cancer, 59: 594–596. doi: 10.1002/pbc.24230). A lay report can be found in our newsletter.