Edmonton Information Day 2015

This event took place on May 2, 2015

A presentation from this event can be found below.

Event Details

Saturday, May 2, 2015; 8:30am - 12:00pm
Zane Feldman Auditorium (Room 2286), Cross Cancer Institute
11560 University Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T6G 1Z2

Event Schedule

9:30am - 10:30am: Richard Littleton - Nurse Practioner, GU & Neurooncology

Brain Cancer 101

An overview of Brain Cancer, including discussion of cancer concepts/terminology with specific focus on the brain; review of general cancer treatments and their use with brain cancer and discussion of specific clinical problems and medications commonly seen in patients with brain cancer

We apologize that there is no sound until 0:40.
 

10:45am - 11:45am: Dr. Frank van Landeghem - Associate Professor, Neuropathology Specialty Group, Chair

The evolving integrated classification system for primary brain tumours

Recent major discoveries in the biology of primary brain tumors have raised the question of how classification of these tumours may be optimized to improve stratification of brain tumour patients for available therapeutic strategies. In near future, brain tumour entity-specific testing for molecular information will be incorporated into diagnostic definitions to facilitate diagnostic reproducibility, clinico-pathological predictions and therapeutic planning.
 

What Past Participants Have to Say About Edmonton Information Day

“Thank you so much for sharing the information and for introducing me to Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada. I found [the seminar] very informative and helpful.”

“Great seminar. Good information for my son with a brain tumour.”

“Great opportunity to find support.”

“First-time attender; loved the information.” 

Looking for more videos? Check out past presentations from Edmonton Information Day including:

Brain Care Services with Carolyn Biron

Approachs for New Learning After Brain Trauma with Carolyn Biron, Jessica Bidulock and Jean Roy

 

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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