Advances in Neuroblastoma Research Conferences

Amsterdam May 2020

The next Advances in Neuroblastoma Research meeting (ANR2020) will be taking place in Amsterdam from May 11 till 15 2020.

This event will provide a key opportunity for research scientists, clinicians, early career fellows, nurses and other allied health care workers to be updated on the latest basic, translational and clinical research developments in the field of childhood neuroblastoma.

The organisers are aiming to have a parent symposium on Monday 11 of May 2020, providing an opportunity to hear from and talk to some expert doctors and specialists. There will also be opportunity for families to share their stories and experiences. There are no registration costs for parents attending the parent symposium.

Foundation Villa Joep, the Dutch Neuroblastoma charity research fund, has been invited by the ANR committee to help shape and organize the parent symposium. VillaJoep will do this jointly with the Dutch Childhood Cancer Parent Organisation (VOKK) and the Prince and the Prinses Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology (PMC).

The draft program for the parent symposium is below and we will update this page once it has been finalised.

  • Official welcome congress opening
  • Sharing best practices fundraising and collaboration internationally
  • Panel discussion international new developments NB
  • General session on international trials or medicines
  • General session on psych social effects of NB on families
  • Reception congress

Tickets should be available through the event site after October 2019.

San Francisco May 2018

The ANR (Advances in Neuroblastoma Research) Parent and Carer Educational Conferences provide an opportunity to hear from and talk to some amazing doctors and specialists.

Some members of our Neuroblastoma Families Support Group*, including the President of Neuroblastoma Australia Lucy Jones, attended the May 2018 conference.


Conference videos from San Francisco are now available through the Children’s Neuroblastoma Cancer Foundation’s website. This page also contains a range of presentations going back to 2004.

We also have information regarding neuroblastoma through our about neuroblastoma area including helpful support materials through our useful resources page.

If your family is, or has been, affected by neuroblastoma you may like to join the *Neuroblastoma Families Support Group which is a closed group hosted through Neuroblastoma Australia’s Facebook page. Our aim to provide safe place for families to share stories of their journey with other families.

For more information please contact us at




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