Conference Dates: May 8, 2003
Conference Location: Medical Alumni Hall, Philadelphia, PA
Sponsoring Group: Division of Neuro-Oncology
Topics Covered: Presentation(s) from Department(s) of Neurosurgery, Neuro-Oncology, Radiation-Oncology, and Rehabilitation from UPHS. Further, panel members will represent Children's Hospital of Philadelphia as well as The National Brain Tumor Foundation. Focus will be on new advances from the medicine and science perspectives, as well as legislation, policy, and advocacy from the perspective of foundation work.
Who Should Attend: General public; medical community; patient/family members that are enduring brain tumor diagnosis
Conference Agenda: The evening symposium will be held from 6:30-9:00pm. Displays will be on hand from the Children's Brain Tumor Foudation, National Brain TUmor Foundation, American Cancer Society, Philadelphia Chapter, GlaxoSmithKline, Guilford Pharmaceuticles, Sheering Pharmaceuticles, Piersol Rehabilitation.
Registration Information: No registration is needed.
Conference Fees: N/A
Continuing Education: No
Miscellany: Please contact Staci Oppleman, BA, MSW at 215-746-7742 with questions/concerns.
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