Quantcast

Latest American Brain Tumor Association Stories

2014-07-09 23:08:02

Renowned Experts Gather to Review Brain Tumor Cases, Give Inside Look into Tumor Board Experience Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 With more than 120 types of brain tumors, there is no one-size-fits all approach to treatment. That is why in some instances, physicians engage the expertise of colleagues across specialties for discussion of a particular case. This multidisciplinary group is called a “tumor board” and is where these physicians can discuss each case to define the optimal...

2014-07-01 23:05:50

American Brain Tumor Association’s Annual Conference puts a spotlight on integrated care. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Integrative medicine — a combination of both alternative medicine and conventional treatments — may improve quality of life for brain tumor patients. At the American Brain Tumor Association’s annual patient and family conference July 25-26 in Chicago, experts will discuss the use of integrative medicine and how patients and caregivers can talk with their...

2014-06-30 23:04:20

American Brain Tumor Association and American Association of Neuroscience Nurses releases pediatric nursing clinical guidelines for brain tumor patients. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 To meet the unique needs of pediatric brain tumor patients, the American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA) and the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses (AANN) created a clinical practice guideline (CPG) that specializes in the treatment of children with brain tumors. An estimated 4,300 children will...

2014-06-17 23:09:55

American Brain Tumor Association’s Team Breakthrough Racing; Raising Funds to Advance the Understanding and Treatment of Brain Tumors (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Each day, 500 people are diagnosed with a brain tumor. One day two years ago, Holly Remmers’ mother was one of those 500. Her mother was diagnosed with a glioblastoma and lost her battle within a year of diagnosis. After her mother’s brain tumor diagnosis, Remmers didn't know where to turn or what to do, so she started...

2014-05-22 23:07:52

American Brain Tumor Association Conference to Be Held July 25 - 26 Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 The American Brain Tumor Association will host its annual patient and family conference, the largest research, education and networking event solely dedicated to advancing the understanding of the latest brain tumor research, treatment and caregiving strategies, on July 25 & 26, at the Renaissance Chicago O’Hare Suites, in Chicago. Brain tumor experts from across the country are...

2014-05-12 23:02:15

First Ever Nursing Clinical Guidelines for Brain Tumor Patients Released from the ABTA and AANN Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 To meet the unique needs of brain tumor patients, the American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA) and the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses (AANN) announce the availability of the first ever clinical practice guidelines (CPG) for the treatment of adults with brain tumors. The Care of the Adult Patient with a Brain Tumor Clinical Practice Guideline was...

2014-05-06 23:03:44

Wildlife Correspondent to Help Raise Awareness of 700,000 Living with a Brain Tumor Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Inspired by his daughter’s courageous battle against brain tumors, Wildlife Correspondent Jack Hanna has teamed up with the American Brain Tumor Association to raise awareness and promote greater understanding of the disease in observation of Brain Tumor Awareness Month this May. At the age of 2, Hanna’s youngest daughter, Julie, was diagnosed with leukemia and went...

2014-05-06 23:02:41

Brain tumor patients, survivors, and caregivers from across the country met with congressional leaders to discuss the issues facing the community. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 National Brain Tumor Society, the largest nonprofit dedicated to the brain tumor community in the United States, today held its fourth annual “Head to the Hill” advocacy day in Washington, D.C. The event drew nearly 150 brain tumor advocates from 32 different states and the District of Columbia to...

2014-03-19 23:22:34

Cancer patients with secondary brain tumors need information on diagnosis/treatment. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 As more effective cancer diagnostics and treatments are developed, and as larger numbers of cancer patients live longer, an increasing number are being diagnosed with metastatic brain tumors. To provide these patients and families with information on their diagnosis and treatment options, the American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA) is hosting a free webinar,...

2014-03-06 23:02:20

Running Program Recruiting for 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 As an official Bank of America Chicago Marathon Charity Partner, the American Brain Tumor Association’s endurance program, Team Breakthrough, has a limited number of guaranteed entries available for the marathon. Participants who register with Team Breakthrough receive their race entry, a comprehensive training plan with Chicago Endurance Sports, a personal Team Breakthrough...


Word of the Day
bibliopole
  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
This word comes from a Greek phrase meaning 'book seller.'
Related