Last Modified: August 25, 2002
Conference Dates: September 20-21, 2002
Conference Location: San Francisco Bay Area, Denver, Phoenix
Sponsoring Group: National Brain Tumor Foundation
Conference Web Page URL: http://www.braintumor.org/pservices/wnnewsletter.asp
Topics Covered: Symptom management, new treatments, understanding diagnostics, long term issues, research updates, pediatric issues, communicating difficult news to patients
Conference Objectives: Learn about treatment options, psychological issues, coping strategies
Who Should Attend: patients, family members, health professionals
Conference Agenda: NBTF is proud to present the first interactive video-broadcast brain tumor conference on September 20-21, 2002. This simultaneous 3-way conference will allow participants to enjoy the benefits of speakers in three location, the San Francisco Bay Area, Phoenix and Denver. And don't forget about Kids Conference 2002 for children with a brain tumor or children affected by brain tumors. (Kids Conference 2002 is being held exclusively in the San Francisco Bay Area in conjunction with the larger conference).
Conference Fees: $45-$70
Continuing Education: Yes
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