Level 3: High End Courses

Brain Tumours 2019

March 7-8, 2019
ESMIT Learning Centre
Vienna, Austria

An application has been made to the UEMS EACCME for CME accreditation of this event.


This course will address the role of multimodal neuroimaging (particularly using specific PET radiotracers) in the clinical characterization as well as therapy planning and assessment of brain tumours. The most common primary brain tumour, glioma will be covered in extent. However, other frequent brain tumour like metastases, primary CNS lymphoma and meningioma, as well as the distinctiveness of pediatric brain tumors will be also approached in detail.


  • understand challenges of the clinical diagnosis and management of brain tumours
  • learn about the evidence that supports the inclusion of PET in the diagnosis of brain tumors
  • examine and compare the use and interpretation (reading and quantification) of different PET available radiotracers for brain tumours (specifically amino acid analogues)


The target audience includes Nuclear medicine physicians with some expertise in neuroimaging or in systemic oncology PET who are interested in neurooncology. Nuclear medicine physicians with expertise in neurooncology using SPECT or 18F-FDG PET who wants to expand their knowledge to the use of specific PET radiotracers for brain tumours.


  • Recorded CME sessions of past EANM congresses: Hamburg 2015 and Vienna 2017
  • Herholz K, et al. Brain tumors. Semin Nucl Med. 2012 Nov;42:356-70.
  • Albert NL, et al. Response Assessment in Neuro-Oncology working group and European Association for Neuro-Oncology recommendations for the clinical use of PET imaging in gliomas. Neuro Oncol. 2016;18:1199-208.



Javier Arbizu
Ian Law
Jaime Gallego


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icon_question_pur HOW TO REGISTER

The course allows a maximum of 20 participants. Registrations will be accepted on a first come
first serve basis.

Online Registration

icon_ticket_pur REGISTRATION FEE

Course Fee               € 950.-

Registration Fee includes:

  • Electronic Course Book including all Slides
  • Coffee & Lunch Breaks on each Course Day

Registration Fee does NOT include:

  • Travel to the Venue
  • Accommodation

icon_payment_pur MODE OF PAYMENT

Registration fees need to be paid 4 weeks prior to the event. In case the payment is not received by this deadline, the registration needs to be cancelled. Payment can be settled by

  • Credit Card
  • Cheques will not be accepted

Bank Transfer to:

Bank Name: Die ERSTE Bank
Banking Code: 20111
Account Number: 28120039900
IBAN Code: AT602011128120039900

icon_cancellation_pur CANCELLATION POLICY

Cancellations must be notified in writing to the EANM Office. Telephone cancellations cannot be accepted. Substitutions will be accepted and can be made at any time. Name and e-mail address of substitutes need to be sent to the EANM Office 4 weeks prior to the event. In the case of cancellation 4 weeks before the course, we will refund you the fee less a € 100,- administration charge.
After this date we cannot grant any refund for cancellations. Any refund will take place after the respective course. EANM will not be held liable for cancellation fees of hotels, airlines or other means of transportation.


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