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  • Living with Brain Tumors

    An educational event for patients and families

    Living with Brain Tumors 2013 event brochure 

    2013 Agenda

    Moderated by Lisa Doherty, APRN, BC, OCN, and Andrew Norden, MD, MPH

    Webcast, part 1, 8:00 – 9:50 a.m.

    8:00 a.m. Welcome and introduction

    Patrick Wen, MD

    8:10 a.m. Clinical Trials

    David Reardon, MD

    8:20 a.m. Science of Brain Tumors

    Mikael Rinne, MD, PhD

    8:30 a.m. Radiation Therapies

    Brian Alexander, MD, MPH

    8:40 a.m. Brain Tumor Surgery

    Ian Dunn, MD

    8:50 – 9:50 a.m. Panel discussion, with questions from the audience
    9:50 – 10 a.m. Break

    Webcast, part 2, 10:00 a.m. – noon

    10:00 a.m. Integrative Therapies

    Bambi Mathay, LMT, NCTMB, RMP

    10:20 a.m. Reiki and Massage

    Theresa Ochenkoski, LMT, NCTMB, RMP

    10:30 a.m. Acupuncture

    Weidong Lu, MB, MPH, PHD
    Zhi Ping Li, MB, MA, Lic. Ac.

    10:35 a.m. Exercise

    Nancy Campbell, MS

    10:45 a.m. Nutrition

    Stacy Kennedy, MPH, RD, CSO, LDN

    11:05 a.m. Panel discussion, with questions from the audience
    12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Lunch

    Webcast, part 3, 1:00 – 2:15 p.m.

    1:00 p.m. Gastrointestinal Symptoms

    Debra LaFrankie, RN, OCN

    1:10 p.m. Seizures

    Andrew Norden, MD, MPH

    1:20 p.m. Fatigue

    Jennifer Rifenburg, NP

    1:30 p.m. Brain Swelling

    Eudocia Quant Lee, MD, MPH

    1:40 – 2:15 p.m. Panel discussion, with questions from the audience

    Webcast, part 4, 2:15 – 3:15 p.m.

    2:15 p.m. Caring for the Caregiver

    Nancy Goldsmith Tharler, LICSW

    2:25 p.m. Thinking and Memory

    Halyna Vitagliano, MD, Msci

    2:40 p.m. Behavioral Difficulties

    Clare Humphreys, PhD

    2:55 – 3:15 p.m. Panel discussion, with questions from the audience
    3:15 p.m. Closing remarks

    Patrick Wen, MD

    Our previous conferences

    Webcasts of our previous educational presentations from physicians, nurses, and social workers are archived online for the 2011 conference and the 2012 conference.

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