WFN Specialty Groups (SG)

Formerly Applied Research Groups (ARG)

WFN Specialty Groups

Neuro-Oncology Specialty Group

Chair: Prof. Riccardo Soffietti



The field of Neuro-Oncology includes both primary brain and spinal tumours and neurological complications of systemic tumours and related treatments.

The mission of the Group is to promote and foster within Neurology worldwide neuro-oncology education (including training into the neurology residency programs), research and practice. A second aim is to strengthen the relationships with multidisciplinary societies of Neuro-Oncology such as EANO (European Association of Neuro-Oncology), SNO (Society for Neuro-Oncology, US), ASNO (Asian Society for Neuro-Oncology) and WFNO (World Federation of Neuro-Oncology).