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The Right Drug at the Right Time: Learning How to Navigate Drug Funding Options

Presented by: Mary Lou Robertson, BA, BSW, RSW | Consultant & Trainer | Benefits Navigation | M.L. Robertson Consulting, Inc.
Presented on: Saturday, October 21, 2017 at the Brain Tumour National Conference

What Your Pharmacist Can Do For You

Presented by: Kelly Smith | Oncology Pharmacist | London Regional Cancer Program Pharmacy | London Health Sciences Centre
Presented on: Saturday, October 21, 2017 at the Brain Tumour National Conference 

Gliomas: an update on diagnosis and treatment for the clinician

Presented by: Dr. Roberto Diaz, Neurosurgeon, Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, Montreal, QC
Presented on: Thursday, May 25, 2017 at the Montreal Health Care Professional Symposium


Where There's Smoke... The Role of Cannabis in Brain Tumours

Presented by: Dr. Lynda Balneaves, Associate Professor, College of Nursing, University of Manitoba
Presented on: Tuesday, June 20, 2017 


“A New Era in the Treatment of Brain Tumours”

Presented by: Dr. Catherine Maurice, Neuro-Oncologist, University Health Network, Toronto, ON
Presented on: Saturday, October 22, 2016 at the Brain Tumour National Conference


The Journey of a Brain Tumour

Presented by: Dr. Jennifer A. Chan, Associate Professor, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Oncology, and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary
Presented on: Saturday, September 26, 2015, Calgary Brain Tumour Information Day.

An Inside Look: Communication and Your Health Care

Featuring: Dr. Mark Bernstein, University Health Network and Toronto Western Hospital (Toronto, ON), Rebecca Drain, Survivor (Winnipeg, MB), Brad Pennington, Survivor (Selkirk, MB), Connor Thomson, Survivor (Winnipeg, MB)

An Inside Look: Gamma Knife Treatment for Brain Tumours

Featuring: Scott Chudley, Survivor (Winnipeg MB); Dr. Normand Laperriere, Princess Margaret Hospital (Toronto ON); Dr. Mojgan Hodaie, Krembil Neuroscience Centre (Toronto ON)

An Inside Look: Linac Radiation Treatment

Featuring: Bradley Levitt, Survivor (Toronto ON); Dr. Arjun Sahgal, Sunnybrook Hospital (Toronto ON)

An Inside Look: Cyberknife for Brain Tumours

Featuring: Gordon Leduc, Survivor (Pembroke ON); John Moore, Survivor (Barry’s Bay ON); Dr. Shawn Malone, Ottawa Hospital (Ottawa ON)

An Inside Look: Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Featuring: Dr. Lynda Balneaves, formerly of the CAMEO Program, UBC School of Nursing (Vancouver BC)


Arm Chair Discussion "Radiation vs Surgery"

Speakers: Dr. Arjun Sahgal and Dr. John Kelly
Calgary Information Day, 2014 

New Technologies- Improving surgery for brain tumours

Moncton Information Day 2014: Dr. Robert Adams, Neurosurgeon, Moncton Hospital

New Developments in Radiation for Brain Tumours: Arjun Sahgal

Advances in Neurosurgery: Science and the Scalpel

Presented by: Dr. Joseph Megeysi, London Health Sciences Centre, University Hospital
Presented on: Wednesday, November 27, 2013, 12:00pm - 1:00pm (EST)

A Revolution in Radiation Treatment - New Techniques & Radiosurgery

Presented by: Dr. Arjun Sahgal, Department of Radiation Oncology, Sunnybrook Odette Cancer Centre and the Princess Margaret Hospital
Presented on: Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 12:00pm - 1:00pm (EST) 

Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) and Cancer: Supporting Patients and Families in Making Safe and Informed Choices

Presented by: Dr. Lynda Balneaves, Associate Professor and CIHR New Investigator, UBC School of Nursing
Presented on: Wednesday, March 27, 2013, 12:00pm - 1:00pm (EST)

Radiation Oncology: "Proton Beam Therapy, What's the Big Deal?"

Speaker: Dr. Glenn Bauman
London Information Day, 2012 

A 30 Year Perspective on Advances in the Treatment of Glioma

Speaker: Dr. Gregory Cairncross, Keynote Speaker
Calgary Information Day, 2012 

Radiotherapy for Brain Tumours

Speaker: Dr. Gerald Lim
Calgary Information Day, 2012 

Breakthroughs in Brain Tumour Treatment

Speaker: Dr. Charbel Fawaz, Neurosurgeon
Moncton Information Day, 2012 

The Use of Radiosurgery with Primary Brain Tumours

Ottawa Information Day 2011: Dr. Jeffrey Greenspoon, Radiation Oncologist

The Use of Radiosurgery with Primary Brain Tumours

Ottawa Information Day 2011: Dr. Jeffrey Greenspoon, Radiation Oncologist

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