Brain Tumour Information Days

A day of hope and support

2016 National Conference!

In 2016 we are truly making a day of hope and support.  

We are amalgamating our efforts and resources from various Information Day Conferences to create a National Conference and educational journey rich with insights from the research brain tumour community and various experts.

There are no planned Information Days occurring in 2016 except for a French education program in Montreal that will occur concurrently with the National Conference.

Find out more about how you can Join the Movement to End Brain Tumours at the National Conference.

www.BrainTumour.ca/BrainTumourConference

2015 Cross-Canada Brain Tumour Information Day Events

The Information Day program has now finished for 2015. 

2015 Events - registration is now closed for these events, where recorded presentations are available, they have been posted to the pages below.

Words of Wisdom: What Brain Tumour Information Day Means to Me


Information Day events offer hope and support to patients, caregivers and survivors by providing the opportunity to connect with others on the brain tumour journey as well as with health care professionals in the top of the field of neuroscience and oncology.

Topics covered at the events can include brain tumour basics, surgery, non-malignant brain tumours, pediatric brain tumours and quality of life issues. There are opportunities to hear exciting speakers, connect with experts and find others on the brain tumour journey.
 

 

Online Presentations

You can also learn from the comfort of your own home by checking out videos of presentations from past events here and see a sample of the videos below. Topics covered in the more than 50 videos include clinical trials, brain tumour basics, surgery, treatment and quality of life. There is also an entire section devoted to the unique needs related to pediatric brain tumours.
 

Brain Tumour Review: Dr. Joseph Megyesi

London Information Day 2011

Imaging and Brain Tumours: Dr. Andrew Leung

Calgary Information Day 2011

What Are Clinical Trials?: Dr. Bruce Crooks

Halifax Information Day 2011

To learn more about Information Days, please contact:

Susan Ruypers
Research Program Specialist
sruypers@braintumour.ca
1-800-265-5106 ext. 240

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Upcoming Events

  • 26/Sep/2016: Greater Sudbury Support Group: Meets at The Parkside Centre, 140 Durham Street, Sudbury, Ontario... Learn more >
  • 27/Sep/2016: Virtual Support Group West: Virtual Support Group for Western Canada... Learn more >
  • 27/Sep/2016: Ottawa Support Group: Meets at the Maplesoft Centre at 1500 Alta Vista Drive, Ottawa, ON.... Learn more >
  • 28/Sep/2016: Toronto Support Group: Wellspring Westerkirk House at Sunnybrook, Toronto, ON... Learn more >
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