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Brain Tumor Patient and Caregiver Forum

Monday, October 19

Registration/Check-in: 3:00 p.m.
Program: 3:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center
303 E. Superior St., Chicago
Baldwin Auditorium
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The Lurie Cancer Center and Northwestern Brain Tumor Institute offered this free program for brain tumor patients and their families on Monday, October 19, 2015. Our experts discussed advances in brain tumor treatment, as well as skills and resources for managing the unique challenges faced by patients and caregivers.


Shahpar Molecular Biology of Brain Tumors
Craig Horbinski, MD, PhD
Lurie Cancer Center
Wirpsa Planning for the Future:
The Role of Advanced Directives

M. Jeanne Wirpsa, MA, BCC
Northwestern Medicine
PDF Shahpar Cancer Rehabilitation 101:
When Survival is Not Enough

Sam Shahpar, MD
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago