Navigation Links
National Brain Tumor Foundation Unites with BrainLAB in Support of Patient Education
Date:9/15/2007

Leading physicians come together on West Coast for a free educational

program for brain tumor patients and their families

SAN DIEGO, CA, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ - More than 200,000 people in the United States are diagnosed with a primary or metastatic brain tumor each year(x). As the need for more effective treatment increases, so does research into improving treatment technology. Today, the National Brain Tumor Foundation (NBTF) partnered with BrainLAB and other medical leaders in the field of brain tumor treatment for the second time this year, to discuss the latest treatment options available and provide patients with the information they need to make the right choices with their physicians. The first-ever NBTF/BrainLAB patient education program was held in Washington, DC, in April 2007.

"Providing information and support to brain tumor patients has been an important part of our mission throughout our 26-year history. We work to raise awareness around advances in treatment and provide critical information about treatment options to patients and families," said Bob Rybicki, MA, M.Div, Executive Director, NBTF. "Empowering patients through education helps them gain a better understanding of their disease, so they can take an active role in their treatment."

Brain tumors are the second leading cause of cancer deaths in males aged 20-29 and the fifth leading cause of cancer deaths in females aged 20-39(x). With the evolution of radiosurgery, chemotherapy, convection enhanced drug delivery and traditional surgical methods, brain tumor patients need to better understand all treatment options available to them so they can make informed decisions.

This free educational program "Advanced Treatment Options for Brain Tumors: Radiosurgery and the Latest Technologies," which took place today at the Hilton Gaslamp Quarter Hotel, was developed for brain tumor patients and their families and designed to shed light on existing treatment
'/>"/>

SOURCE BrainLAB
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. International community warns India on HIV situation
2. Mexico and US border attain a new outlook due to BiNational Sustainability Laboratory
3. National Lung Study in the process
4. Indian Nationals with Foreign Medical Degrees can now practice in India
5. Key step forward on International Health Rules
6. ICMR along with other International Research organisation with drug development for Neglected Diseases
7. International Osteoporosis Research Centre To Be Started In India.
8. Hepatitis B Vaccine To Be Included In National Immunization Programme
9. Indian hospitals require International Accreditation
10. International Conference On Malaria - Laveran To Genomics
11. UK Govt Says On Course For National Chlamydia Screening
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/4/2015)... , ... September 04, 2015 , ... Yisrayl Hawkins, Pastor and Overseer at The House ... are prophetic details involving the Pope’s upcoming trip to the United States. , Yisrayl lays ... his role with the Vatican and society is. Yisrayl also provides the meaning of his ...
(Date:9/3/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... September 03, 2015 , ... While bariatric ... to the best practices when preparing for a bariatric procedure, some patients have been ... Apart from the basic instructions typical for many types of surgery that should be ...
(Date:9/3/2015)... ... September 03, 2015 , ... The ... the Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine (AIHM) Interprofessional Fellowship in Integrative Health ... Low Dog, MD, an internationally renowned educator, physician and thought leader in integrative ...
(Date:9/3/2015)... ... September 03, 2015 , ... DriButts, a non-profit organization ... Slingshot® Product Development Group to manufacture a long-lasting reusable diaper for warm weather ... plans to bring 600 DriButts Diapers to rural areas of Haiti during a ...
(Date:9/3/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... September 03, 2015 , ... ... Spouse/Caregiver Scholarship applications are open for spring 2016. Scholarships are awarded two times ... Hope For The Warriors® is a national nonprofit dedicated to restoring a sense ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Yisrayl Hawkins Writes Open Letter to Pope Francis In Light of Approaching U.S. Visit 2Health News:Dr. Feiz and Associates Answer August's ‘Patient Submitted Question of the Month’: “How Can I Prepare for Weight Loss Surgery” 2Health News:Oregon Collaborative for Integrative Medicine Partners with AIHM on First Interprofessional Fellowship 2Health News:Oregon Collaborative for Integrative Medicine Partners with AIHM on First Interprofessional Fellowship 3Health News:DriButts Diapers Rely on Slingshot Help in Haiti 2Health News:DriButts Diapers Rely on Slingshot Help in Haiti 3Health News:Hope For The Warriors Spouse/Caregiver Scholarships Now Open for Spring 2016 2
... , INDIANAPOLIS , Jan. 14 Eli ... it will provide donations of medicines and money for victims of ... . , "The current situation in Haiti is ... of the Lilly Foundation. "The significant number of casualties and widespread ...
... are failing to advise people with medical conditions that ... get behind the wheel, according to research from the ... School have found many healthcare professionals are failing to ... visual impairment if they are not fit to drive. ...
... they intended to cause harm, survey finds , THURSDAY, Jan. 14 ... percent of girls aged 12 to 17 were involved in serious ... , "These findings are alarming," SAMHSA administrator Pamela S. Hyde said ... reaching girls at risk and teaching them how to resolve problems ...
... The 2009 David ... children in New England and the Dominican Republic with access to the pediatric critical care ... ... Classic netted more than $225,000 for the David Ortiz Children’s Fund , providing children ...
... ... the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti yesterday. , ... (PRWEB) January 14, 2010 -- The Haiti ... the urgent need that the Haitian people have for medical care, housing, and other ...
... , Volunteers to honor Dr. King,s memory ... WASHINGTON , Jan. 14 American Red Cross and ... canvass neighborhoods in more than 40 cities across the country for ... year on January 18—the day Dr. King,s birthday is commemorated. ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Lilly Sends Relief to Haiti Earthquake Victims 2Health News:Health care professionals failing to tell patients they are not fit to drive 2Health News:David Ortiz Celebrity Golf Classic Nets More than $225,000 for Children in Need 2Health News:David Ortiz Celebrity Golf Classic Nets More than $225,000 for Children in Need 3Health News:Haiti Foundation Against Poverty Launches New Fundraising Drive to Help Victims of Earthquake 2Health News:American Red Cross and HOPE worldwide Partner for MLK Day of Service 2Health News:American Red Cross and HOPE worldwide Partner for MLK Day of Service 3
(Date:9/3/2015)... , Sept. 3, 2015 ... devices market? Which areas are going to grow at ... potential revenues to 2025, assessing data, trends, opportunities and ... tables, charts, and graphs. Discover the most lucrative areas ... new study lets you assess forecasted sales at overall ...
(Date:9/3/2015)... 3,  2015 About artificial organs ... which are implanted or integrated into individuals ... include artificial heart, kidney, pancreas, and cochlear ... polysulfone, and porous polypropylene), biologics, ceramics, and ... These organs are incorporated with different technologies ...
(Date:9/3/2015)... 2015  WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG ... vice president and chief financial officer, is scheduled to ... on Wednesday, September 9, 2015, at 9:25 a.m. Eastern ... In addition, a replay of the webcast will be ... the live broadcast and the replay will be available ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Ophthalmic Devices Market Forecast 2015-2025: Future Prospects for Leading Companies in Vision Care, Surgical, Diagnostic & Monitoring Devices 2Ophthalmic Devices Market Forecast 2015-2025: Future Prospects for Leading Companies in Vision Care, Surgical, Diagnostic & Monitoring Devices 3Ophthalmic Devices Market Forecast 2015-2025: Future Prospects for Leading Companies in Vision Care, Surgical, Diagnostic & Monitoring Devices 4Global Artificial Organ Market 2015-2019 2
... heels of launching its enhanced Lilly for Better Health ... introduces the Lilly Health Channel on YouTube – ... employee and community outreach efforts, health innovation, Lilly programs and ... spotlight issues like the growing rate of diabetes ...
... SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 8, 2011 Sanmina-SCI ... manufacturing solutions company making some of the world,s ... today announced that its Kenosha, Wisconsin, facility has ... manufacturing. Achieving this certification recognizes Sanmina-SCI,s world-class manufacturing ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Lilly Health Channel Debuts on YouTube 2Sanmina-SCI Kenosha, Wisconsin Facility Awarded ISO 13485 Certification for Medical Devices 2Sanmina-SCI Kenosha, Wisconsin Facility Awarded ISO 13485 Certification for Medical Devices 3
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
Medicine Products: