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    2023 Tumor Section Symposium

    Walter E. Washington Convention Center
    Sep 08, 2023 - Sep 09, 2023

    REGISTER FOR Both Tumor Symposium & annual MEETING  


    Symposium Description:

    This symposium will explore technological advances in neurosurgical neuro-oncology, including tumor microenvironment and spinal oncology. It will also focus on neurosurgeons as clinical scientists and managing recurrence in neuro-oncology. 

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to: 

    • Explain the application of innovative treatment strategies for patients with brain and spine tumors at diagnosis and recurrence. 
    • Discuss new advancements in technology and brain tumor science and their relevance to treatment approaches and outcomes.
    • Summarize and compare the advances in the evaluation and management of pituitary disease.
    • Generate opportunities to develop as clinician-scientists.

    Course Directors

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    Hotel & Travel

    The meeting will be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mt Vernon Pl NW, Washington, DC 20001; Phone: +1-202-249-3000. 

    Marriott Marquis Washington, D.C. - Headquarters Hotel

    Marriott Marquis Washington, D.C. is designed for the multi-dimensional traveler. Located within walking distance from historic local attractions, and exciting nightlife, uncover accommodations that are thoughtfully dynamic. The lobby captures depth with a stunning sun-filled white marble Atrium featuring a custom 55-foot sculpture. Rest in guestrooms and suites with modern features and amenities. Stay healthy in the massive free bi-level fitness center with leading-edge equipment.

    901 Massachusetts Avenue NW
    Washington, D.C. 20001

    Ways to Secure Housing

    Hotel reservations for the 2023 Tumor Section Symposium can be reserved in conjunction with the 2023 CNS Annual Meeting. The CNS headquarter hotel is the Marriott Marquis Washington, D.C., and additional hotels and discounted room rates are available upon registration.

    Book your hotel through the MCI registration site, the CNS official housing bureau.

    Hotel Change/Cancellation Policy

    • The deadline date for new reservations is August 14, 2023, based on availability. Please make any changes or cancellations through the CNS official housing bureau, MCI, through August 14.
      Beginning August 15, 2023
    • All changes, cancellations, or questions regarding your reservation must be made directly with the hotel.
    • If cancellation notice is not received according to the hotel policy, the deposit will be forfeited. Your individual hotel’s cancellation policy can be found in your emailed confirmation.


    A deposit of one night’s room and tax is due at the time your hotel reservation is made. This payment must be submitted with your registration fee and will be charged to the credit card provided.

    Please make checks payable to:
    CNS Registration and Housing Center
    6100 W. Plano Parkway, Suite 3500, Plano, TX 75093.

    All rooms are subject to applicable state and local taxes. A small portion of your room rate will be used to help defray the cost of registration and housing services. Hotel reservations requested without deposit will not be processed.

    Registration Rates

    Save $200 total on your registration if you register for the CNS Annual Meeting on September 9–13 and the Tumor Section Symposium on September 8-9. That’s a $100 discount on registration for each meeting. Offer expires August 16, 2023.

    Registration Type Through August 9 After August 9
    Member  $375 $475
    Non-Members $575 $675
    Fellow/Resident $100 $200
    Nurse/NP/PA $150 $250
    Medical Student $0 $10


    Accreditation Statement:

    The Congress of Neurological Surgeons is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  

    Credit Designation Statement:

    The CNS designates this live activity for a maximum of 15.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


    Congress of Neurological Surgeons
    Phone: 847-240-2500
    Toll-free: 877-517-1CNS
    Fax: 847-240-0804

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