Life After a Brain Tumour Treatment

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Brain Tumour Patient Story

Presented by: Aristidis Tridimas
Presented on: Monday, May 7, 2018 at the Montreal Healthcare Professional Symposium 2018

The Mental Health Needs of Brain Tumour Survivors

Presented by: Dr. Maru Barrera | Psychologist, Senior Associate Scientist | Department of Psychology and Haematology / Oncology Program |The Hospital for Sick Children
Presented on: Saturday, October 21, 2017 at the Brain Tumour National Conference

Mindfulness Informed Practices for Daily Living 

Presented by: Lisa McCorquodale | Professor | Occupational Therapist | School of Community Studies | Fanshawe College
Presented on: Saturday, October 21, 2017 at the Brain Tumour National Conference


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 


Mindfulness and Brain Tumours: Finding Your Way Through The Storm

Presented by: Dr. Steven Selchen, Psychiatry, Sunnybrook Research Institute, Toronto, ON
Presented on: Saturday, October 22, 2016 at the Brain Tumour National Conference


“Physical, Cognitive and Psychosocial Rehabilitation Following a Brain Tumour”

Presented by: Ilyse Lax, Rehabilitation Consultant, Occupational Therapist, Pencer Brain Tumor Centre & Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, ON
Presented on: Saturday, October 22, 2016 at the Brain Tumour National Conference


“Advance Care Planning: It’s How we Care for Each Other”

Presented by: Louise Hanvey, Director, Advance Care Planning in Canada, Canadian Hospice
Presented on: Saturday, October 22, 2016 at the Brain Tumour National Conference


Jest for the Health of It

Presented by: Dr. Kenneth Shonk
Presented on: Saturday, October 22, 2016 at the Brain Tumour National Conference


Memory and problem-solving: What are the effects of brain tumours, and what can be done?  

Presented at: the Ottawa Brain Tumour Information Day, May 23, 2015
Presented by: Patrick Davidson - Associate Professor, School of Psychology, University of Ottawa 


Everyday activities following a brain tumour: How to compensate for cognitive difficulties.  

Presented at: the St. John's, NFLD Brain Tumour Information Day, April 25, 2015
Presented by: Tanya Lentz, Clinical Psychologist 

The importance of exercise before, during and after cancer and surgical treatments

Presented at: the Moncton Brain Tumour Information Day, April 11, 2015
Presented by Lori Graham - Personal Trainer, Cancer Exercise Specialist; Powerhouse Fitness Studio.

Living with Brain Tumours: Mindfulness-Based Strategies 

Presented at: the Moncton Information Day, April 11, 2015
Presented by: Dr. Rebecca Mills - Clinical Neuropsychologist

Cognitive Effects of Brain Tumours and Treatment

Presented on: December, 17, 2014; 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST
Presented by: Dr. Matias Mariani, Clinical Psychologist and Neuropsychologist Supportive Care Program - Northeast Cancer Centre Health Sciences North, Sudbury, ON

Returning to Work: For Brain Tumour Patients

Presented on: November 19, 2014; 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST
Presented by: Ms. Maureen Parkinson, Vocational and Rehabilitation Counsellor, Patient and Family Counselling Department, BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver, BC

"Surviving" Brain Tumour: My Observations of Patients and Families Who Found Peace in the Midst of Hell

Presented at the 2014 London Brain Tumour Information Day


Brain Tumours and Rehabilitation Importance

Presented at the 2014 Calgary Brain Tumour Information Day
Presented by: Francois Gagnon.

Assistive Technology for Individuals with Cognitive Challenges

Presented on: Wednesday, July 16, 2014; 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST
Presented by: Todd Cunningham, Psychologist, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON


Reclaiming function, an exploration of how occupational therapy can help you return to work, school and play

Brenda MacAlpine, Occupational Therapist, Stan Cassidy Center for Rehabilitation, Moncton Information Day 2014

Sexual Health After a Brain Tumour Diagnosis

Presented by: Esther Doucette, MSW, RSW and Josee Charlebois, MSW, RSW at the 2013 Ottawa Brain Tumour Information Day

Personal Stories from those Affected by a Brain Tumour

Presented by: Karen, mother a pediatric brain tumour survivor; Jen B., ependymoma survivor; Rick R., glioblastoma survivor; Jen H., meningiooma survivor.
Presented as part of Brain Tumour Awareness Month on Wednesday, October 16, 2013, 12:00pm - 1:00pm (EST)

Strategies for New Learning After Brain Trauma

Jessica Bidulock and Jean Roy, Brain Care Centre, Edmonton Information Day 2012

Living with a Brain Tumour : Communicating & Functioning Everyday

Stephanie Eisnor, Occupational Therapist & Michelle Hache, Speech Therapist; Moncton Hospital

Life After a Brain Tumour Diagnosis

Speaker: Dr. Brenda Sabo  

Managing Everyday Life

Speakers: Dr. Tanya Packer and Dr. Joan Versnel

Cognitive and Emotional Consequences Following a Brain Tumour

Speaker: Éric Grandmaison, Neuro Psychologist, Moncton Hospital

Managing Cancer Related Brain Fog

Speaker: Heather Palmer, PhD

Now What? The Road Ahead

Speaker: Janice Yurick, Cross Cancer Institute 

Life After Treatment

Speaker: Molly Bungay RN, Tumour Group Coordinator, CNS Group Outpatients, Cross Cancer Institute 


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