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'Outsmarting Brain Tumors': Cedars-Sinai Researchers, Neurosurgeons and Other Experts Present Free Conference for Adult Brain Tumor Patients and Caregivers
Date:6/1/2009

moderators for individual breakout sessions include Ray Chu, M.D.; Amin Mirhadi, M.D.; and Veronica Porche, Psy.D. Additional faculty include neurosurgeons and brain tumor researchers, neuro-oncologists, an acupuncturist, a neuro-ophthalmologist, and a neurologist.

Two special presentations will be led by brain tumor patients who will share their personal experiences and perspectives. Eddie Cleland, a professional drummer in the band "Loose Chains," will discuss the various aspects of resuming life after a brain tumor, and Pastor Scott Erdman will speak on patient survival.

The conference is supported and endorsed by the American Brain Tumor Association, the National Brain Tumor Foundation, the Florida Brain Tumor Association, and The Wellness Community.

There is no charge to attend but pre-registration is required. Those interested may call (800) 233-2771 (1-800-CEDARS-1) or visit http://www.cedars-sinai.edu/6640.html.


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