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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.


    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.


    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

    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.


    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
    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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