Monday, October 19Registration/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
Join the Lurie Cancer Center and Northwestern Brain Tumor Institute at 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. A boxed dinner and discounted parking will be provided to all pre-registered guests.
Register online or call 312.695.1390. Walk-ins welcome.
|3:00 p.m.||Registration and Visit Exhibits|
|3:40 p.m.||Molecular Biology of Brain Tumors|
Craig Horbinski, MD, PhD
Lurie Cancer Center
|4:20 p.m.||Planning for the Future: |
The Role of Advanced Directives
M. Jeanne Wirpsa, MA, BCC
|5:00 p.m.||Cancer Rehabilitation 101: |
When Survival is Not Enough
Sam Shahpar, MD
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
|5:40 p.m.||Break & Boxed Dinner|
|6:00 p.m.||Breakout Sessions|
Caregivers | Patients
Parking is available at Northwestern Memorial Hospital's Huron/St. Clair 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.