The Northwestern Brain Tumor Institute hosts this special program, led by physicians and members of the supportive care team. Brain tumor patients and their caregivers will learn more about coping with the wide range of issues they face, have an opportunity to ask questions, and network with others facing similar challenges.

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  • Opening remarks - Survivor, Meg Keating
  • Brain Tumor 101 - Sean Grimm, MD
  • Treatment Effects on Cognition and Behavior - Robert Hanlon, PhD

  • Breakouts:

  • Survivorship - Mary Ellen Maher, RN, MSN, APN, CNRN & Ray Lezon, RN
  • Caring for the Caregiver - Erica Parr, LCSW & Laurie Rice, RN, MS, NP

  • When 
    Tuesday, October 12, 2010
    3:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. 

    Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Building
    Baldwin Auditorium 
    303 E. Superior St., Chicago