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National Brain Tumor Society - Regional Conference in Houston, TX with M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Posted on: 04/23/2009


National Brain Tumor Society - Regional Conference in Houston, TX with M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

“Together in Hope”
A Conference for Brain Tumor Patients and Their Families
Co-chaired by Sharon Lamb, RN, and National Brain Tumor Society Board Member alongside Raymond Sawaya, MD, of M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
May 15 – 17, 2009

Join us in Houston, TX for our Regional Conference in partnership with M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. Take part in an exciting exploration of new therapies and opportunities for sharing common experiences. NBTS and M.D. Anderson Cancer Center have teamed up to bring you a conference designed to answer your questions about the latest research on the causes, treatments, and coping strategies for dealing with issues faced by brain tumor patients and their loved ones.
Highlights of the three-day Regional Conference include:
  • General sessions with information on the latest treatment options, enhancing quality of life, a panel of experts, and more!
  • Workshop sessions on the specifics of symptom management, understanding your radiology report, cognitive function, and caring for the caregiver.
  • A consulting room that is designed to provide personal, one-on-one consultations with health professionals who will be available for scheduled sessions - bring copies of your scans and reports for review.
  • Support groups for caregivers, young adults, benign tumors, and more.
  • A wellness room with massage therapy, chair yoga, and meditation.
Please note that there is a registration fee for all participants: $50 pre-registration and $75 on-site registration.

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