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Brain Tumor Patient and Caregiver Forum

Monday, October 17

Registration/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
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 17, 2016. Our experts discussed 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 learned about strategies to help them cope with a wide range of concerns. The program included opportunities to ask questions and meet other brain tumor patients and their families. The Northwestern Brain Tumor Institute hosted this free event, led by physicians and members of the Supportive Oncology team.

Presentation Amidei Deciding on a Cinical Trial
Christina Amidei, APN, PhD, FAAN
Director of Clinical Research, Neurological Surgery
Northwestern Medicine
Presentation Lutkus Keto Conundrum: What is a Ketogenic Diet and Should I Be Following It?
Jocelyn Lutkus, RD, CSO, LD
Registered Dietitian, Lurie Cancer Center
Presentation Voigts Help at Home: Understanding and Navigating Your Options
Jessica Voigts, LCSW, OSW-C
Social Worker, Northwestern Brain Tumor Institute