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    Brain Tumor Program

    Brain Tumor Experts in Phoenix, Arizona

    Brain Tumor Survivor and Caregiver Symposium

    This program will focus on providing brain tumor patients and their caregivers with information and tools to help handle the challenges that may come up after a brain tumor diagnosis. We will provide a forum for the brain tumor survivor and caregiver to get information and ask questions specifically related to their particular issues. 2017 Fall Brain Tumor Patient Day

     

    Location Details

    Location

    Date & Time

    Sonntag Pavilion
    Barrow Neurological Institute
    2910 North 3rd Avenue
    Phoenix, AZ 85013

    Saturday, September 23, 2017 from 7:30 AM – 12:00 PM

    Sonntag Pavilion
    Barrow Neurological Institute
    2910 North 3rd Avenue
    Phoenix, AZ 85013

    Saturday, September 23, 2017 from 7:30 AM – 12:00 PM

    Schedule of Events

    7:30 AM – Registration

    7:55 AM – Welcome

    8:00 AM – Lasers, Gamma Rays, Brachytherapy Seeds, Electric Fields, and Ketones: Update on Minimally Invasive Treatments of Brain Tumors
    Kris Smith, MD

    8:30 AM – New Radiation Therapy Techniques and its Role in Improving Quality of Life
    Emad Youssef, MD

    9:00 AM – Common Problems in Those with Brain Tumors and Lessons Learned from Trying to Help
    Christopher Dardis, MD

    9:30 AM – Faculty Panel and Open Question

    10:00 AM – Break

    10:10 AM – Coping Mechanisms for Caregivers of Loved Ones with Brain Tumors
    Pamela Klonoff, PhD, ABPP-CN

    10:50 AM – The Nutrition Game Plan for Cancer Survivors
    Lee Renda

    11:20 AM – Break

    11:30 AM – How to Get Your Groove Back! Intimacy after Diagnosis
    Norissa Honea, PhD, RN, AOCN, CNRN

    12:10 – Adjourn

    About Barrow

    Since our doors opened as a regional specialty center in 1962, we have grown into one of the premier destinations in the world for neurology and neurosurgery. Our experienced, highly skilled, and comprehensive team of neurological specialists can provide you with a complete spectrum of care–from diagnosis through outpatient neurorehabilitation–under one roof. Barrow Neurological Institute: Discover. Educate. Heal.