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  • Living with Brain Tumors: A Focus on Gliomas

    An educational event for patients and families

    Living with Brain Tumors 2012 event brochure 

    2012 Agenda and Webcast

    Webcast, part 1 (8:25 a.m.) 

    8:25 a.m.

    Patrick Wen, MD
    Welcome and introduction to conference 

    8:30 – 8:45 a.m.

    David Reardon, MD
    Background information on brain tumors and treatments 

    8:45 – 9:05 a.m.

    Rameen Beroukhim, MD, PhD
    Brain tumors: Basic science and novel therapies 

    9:05 – 9:25 a.m.

    Patrick Wen, MD
    Clinical trials for brain tumors 

    9:25 – 9:40 a.m.

    Break

    Webcast, part 2 (9:40 a.m.)

    9:40 – 10 a.m.

    Debra LaFrankie, RN, OCN
    Symptom management for patients with brain tumors 

    10 – 10:15 a.m.

    Alexandra Golby, MD
    Surgical treatment for brain tumors 

    10:15 – 10:30 a.m.

    Brian Alexander, MD, MPH
    Radiation therapy for brain tumors 

    10:30 – 10:45 a.m.

    Nancy Campbell, MS
    Exercise for patients and survivors 

    10:45 – 11 a.m.

    Break

    Webcast, part 3 (11 a.m.)

    11 – 11:15 a.m.

    Nancy Goldsmith Tharler, LICSW
    Caring for the caregiver 

    11:15 – 11:50 a.m.

    Stacy Kennedy, MPH, RD, CSO, LDN
    Nutrition 

    11:50 a.m. – 12:05 p.m.

    Eudocia Q. Lee, MD, MPH
    Medical complications of gliomas 

    12:05 – 12:10 p.m.

    Susan Korsmeyer

    12:10 – 12:55 p.m.

    Lunch

    Webcast, part 4 (12:55 p.m.)

    12:55 – 1:15 p.m.

    Halyna Vitagliano, MD
    Thoughts, memories, and brain tumors: Cognitive issues 

    1:15 – 2:15 p.m.

    Panel discussion moderated by Lisa Doherty, APRN, BC, OCN
    Panelists:
    Brian Alexander, MD
    Jane Bausch, LICSW
    Mark Johnson, MD
    Debra LaFrankie, RN, OCN
    Lakshmi Nayak, MD
    Mikael Rinne, MD
    Halyna Vitagliano, MD
    Tony and Wendy O’Neil

    2:15 p.m.

    Conference concludes

    Our 2011 conference

    Watch last year's Living with Brain Tumors webcast to see educational presentations from physicians, nurses, and social workers.

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