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Brain Tumor Patient and Caregiver Forum

Monday, October 20

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
(Google map)

On October 20, the Lurie Cancer Center and the Brain Tumor Institute will host this free program in the Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Building Baldwin Auditorium. Experts will discuss what's new in brain tumor treatment and address skills and resources for coping with issues that face both patients and their caregivers. A boxed dinner and discounted parking provided to all pre-registered guests.

Register online or call 312.695.1390. Walk-ins welcome.

pdf Printable Flyer & Agenda


3:00 p.m. Registration and Visit Exhibits
3:30 p.m. Welcome
3:40 p.m. Swanson Every Cancer Patient
Deserves Their Own Equation

Kristin Swanson, PhD
Northwestern Medicine
4:20 p.m. Ogunseitan Never Nothing More To Do:
The Role of Palliative Care

Adeboye Ogunseitan, MD
Northwestern Medicine
5:00 p.m. Duffey Clinical Trials for Brain Tumor Patients: A Panel Discussion
Moderator: Sara Duffey
Lurie Cancer Center
5:40 p.m. Break & Boxed Dinner
6:00 p.m. Breakout Sessions
Caregivers | Patients


Getting There

The Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Building is located on the corner of Superior Street and Fairbanks Court. Please enter from the doors on Superior Street.

Discounted parking available at Northwestern Memorial Hospital's Huron/St.Clair Garage, 222 E. Huron St. (Google map). Parking will be validated at registration/check-in.

View a printable map with directions from the parking garage to the Lurie Research Building.