Monday, October 16Registration/Check-in: 3:00 p.m.
Program: 3:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Robert H. Lurie
Medical Research Center
303 E. Superior St., Chicago
The Lurie Cancer Center and Northwestern Brain Tumor Institute will offer this free program for brain tumor patients and their families. Our experts will discuss advances in brain tumor treatment, as well as skills and resources for managing the unique challenges faced by patients and caregivers. Brain tumor patients and caregivers will learn about strategies to help them cope with a wide range of concerns. The program will include opportunities to ask questions and meet other brain tumor patients and their families. The Northwestern Brain Tumor Institute hosts this free event, led by physicians and members of the Supportive Oncology team.
|3:00 p.m.||Registration & Exhibits|
|3:30 p.m.||Survey of the Therapeutic Landscape in High-Grade Gliomas|
Rimas Lukas, MD, Lurie Cancer Center
|4:15 p.m.||The Role of Exercise and Rehabilitation During and After Cancer Treatment|
Samman Shahpar, MD, Lurie Cancer Center
|4:45 p.m.||Coping with Cancer|
Christopher Balmaceda, LCSW, Lurie Cancer Center
|5:15 p.m.||Sexuality and Intimacy: Maintaining Relationships|
Margaret Schwartz, RN, MSN, ANP-BC, Northwestern Medicine
|5:40 p.m.||Break & Boxed Dinner|
|6:00 p.m.||Breakout Sessions
Caregivers | Patients
Parking is available at Northwestern Memorial Hospital's Huron Superior Garage, 222 E. Huron St. (Google map) and at the Erie / Ontario Garage, 321 E. Erie (Google map). Discounted passes can be purchased for $7 at the registration table.
View a printable map with directions from the parking garages to the Lurie Medical Research Center.
Please direct questions to Kate Harken at email@example.com or 312.695.1390.