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The National Brain Tumor Foundation and the Brain Tumor Society are teaming up to provide a web conference on rehabilitation for brain tumor patients.


Posted on: 10/05/2005

The National Brain Tumor Foundation and the Brain Tumor Society are teaming up to provide a web conference on rehabilitation for brain tumor patients.

This conference arose out of the questions and concerns of the patients and family members we hear from on a daily basis.

The conference will be comprised of three, one hour, presentations. Presentations will run 45 minutes and will be followed by a ten minute question/answer exchange.



All conferences will be held from 1:00-2:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time.

October 18, Christina Meyers, of MD Anderson, will present on Neuropsychology.



November 8, Mimi Block, M.S., CCC-SLP and Joy B. Fried, M.A., CCC-SLP, of the University of Michigan, will present on Speech Therapy.



December 6, Mark Huang, MD, and Kim Brennan, PT, of the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, will present on Physical Therapy.



For more information, go to: http://www.braintumor.org/about/whats_new/documents/rehabwebconferenceflyer2005.pdf.

Individuals that are interested in attending can register by sending their name, mailing address and phone number to rehabconference@yahoo.com. Registration can also be completed by calling the National Brain Tumor Foundation at 800.934.2873 or the Brain Tumor Society at 800.770.8287. Dial-in instructions and details specific to each presentation will be provided after registration has been completed.



It is our hope that events of this nature support your work. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

Regards,

Sarah Trejo
Patient Services Program Assistant
The National Brain Tumor Foundation
22 Battery Street, Suite 612
San Francisco, CA 94111-5520
Patient Line: 1-800-934-CURE
Business Line: 415-834-9970
Fax Line: 415-834-9980
www.braintumor.org



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