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A Patient who had quit smoking after he was diagnosed with stage three colorectal cancer:

The Straits Times (Mind & Body) published an article about a patient who had quit smoking after he was diagnosed with stage three colorectal cancer.

Dr Tan Ker Kan was quoted in his capacity as Consultant, NCIS.

A copy of the article is attached and the e-version can be found here >


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Paediatric Neurosurgery Symposium 2017

The Division of Neurosurgery, National University Hospital, Singapore would like to extend the invitation to you on the upcoming "Paediatric Neurosurgery Symposium 2017".

Date: 2nd and 3rd October 2017

Venue: Advanced Surgery Training Centre (ASTC), Level 2, Kent Ridge Wing, National University Hospital, Singapore.

The symposium involves two days of dedicated updates in the management of paediatric neuro-oncology, hydrocephalus, spinal dysraphism, epilepsy and craniofacial abnormalities. We are proud to present the following visiting world renowned experts to discuss latest developments in the management of various paediatric neurosurgical conditions:

·         Prof. James Drake, Head of Neurosurgery, SickKids, Toronto, Canada

·         Prof. Eric Bouffet, Paediatric Neuro-oncologist, SickKids, Toronto, Canada

·         Dr. A. Leland Albright, Former head of Paediatric Neurosurgery at University of Wisconsin Health Centre

Registration for this event is FREE (limited spaces available)!

Please visit http://nuhneurosurgery.weebly.com for registration and further updates.

If there are any issues assessing the above link registration can also be done at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeNdNNGV1fOg23zUuJzggiPfWYzThNOfeEFO7MJ2BkceTXtjA/viewform?usp=sf_link

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 We look forward to seeing you at the symposium!

Organizing Committee 

Paediatric Neurosurgery Symposium 2017

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Traumatic Brain Injury Meeting 2017
28 - 29 Sept 2017

This is the 1st  Symposium which is jointly with Lee Kong Chian, School of Medicine, National Technological University, Singapore and National University of Singapore and National University Health System.

Themed ‘’Meeting Challenges Through Precision’’, the symposium will provide updates on the entire spectrum of clinical care for brain trauma patients from prevention, triage, management to rehabilitation. The latest research findings and technological advancements in this field will be presented, with a special foci on blast injury, neuro-prosthetics, imaging, and neuroinflammation.

Our keynote speakers for the event includes:

COL(Ret) Dr. Geoffrey Ling, Ex Director,  BioTechnology Office, Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and Professor of Neurology and Critical Care, Johns Hopkins University, US

Professor Ross Bullock, Director of Clinical Neurotrauma, Neurosurgery, University of Miami, US

Professor Michael Nilsson, Director of Hunter Medical Institute and Burges Professor of Medical Science, Newcastle University, Australia

Professor Balázs Gulyás, Professor and Scientific Director of the Neuroscience and Mental Health Research Programme, LKCMedicine, NTU, Singapore

Join us to hear from an expert panel of local and overseas speakers where they will share their insights and views. 

Registration is FREE

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