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3rd Annual Brain Cancer Symposium Saturday, June 25, 2011 9:00-3:30 pm

Posted on: 06/18/2011

[Editor's Note: The Musella Foundation is not involved in this program.. just passing along the info!]

3rd Annual Brain Cancer Symposium
Saturday, June 25, 2011
9:00-3:30 pm

The Gathering Place East
2330 Commence Park
Beachwood, OH 44122

Space is limited, advance registration required:
Call 216-595-9546

Lunch is provided at no charge. Please indicate if you need a vegetarian meal.


9:00-9:30 Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:30-9:45 Welcome
9:45-10:45 Standard and Emerging Therapies for Primary Brain Cancers

- Samuel Chao, MD, Radiation Oncologist, Cleveland Clinic
- Andrew Sloan, MD, Neurosurgeon, University Hospitals Case Medical Center
- Glen Stevens, DO, PhD, Neuro-oncologist, Cleveland Clinic

10:45-11:30 Dialogue with the Physicians: Q&A

11:30-12:30 Lunch

12:30-1:00 Managing the Symptoms of a Brain Tumor and Brain Tumor Treatment,
or "Why do I feel so lousy"?

- Lisa Rogers, DO, University Hospitals Case Medical Center

1:15-2:15 Support Group Sessions (choose one)

Caregiver Discussion Group
- Meet with others who are supporting a loved one with brain cancer to share experiences and learn new coping tools.

Discussion Leaders:
- Jaime Foyle, LISW, University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center
- Ellen Heyman, MSN, RN, CS, The Gathering Place
- Betsy Kohn, MA, LPC, The Gathering Place

Survivor Discussion Group
Share your story with others facing brain cancer and learn new coping strategies that might work for you.

Discussion Leaders:
- Kathy Lupica, RN, CNP, Cleveland Clinic
- Barbara Savage, LISW, Cleveland Clinic
- Ruth Diab Lederer, MA, LPC, American Brain Tumor Association
- Mary Murphy, RN, Cleveland Clinic

2:30-3:15 Stories of Survivorship
- Hear the inspiring stories of survivors of brain cancer.

3:15-3:30 Guided Imagery, Evaluation & Wrap Up


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