Brain Tumor Support Group
4th Thursday of every month
11:00AM – 12:00PM
Sylvester Room 3408
Refreshments served, parking validated
A sharing and educational support group for Brain Tumor Cancer Patients, Friends & Families
Provide educational opportunities for patients as part of the comprehensive cancer center experience
Enable open discussions among patients and presenters in a friendly and supportive environment
Help prepare new patients for future treatment options
A place to exchange information, support and friendship with others whose lives are affected by Brain Tumors.
A forum for sharing practical tips and strategies for coping with the many changes connected with Brain Tumors.
A place to express feelings and receive emotional support.
To promote the development of supporting relationships among members between meetings.
To help patients, and their families learn to cope with, adjust to and accept the diagnosis of brain tumor disease.
To help and encourage each other through mutual support, and to share problems and joys.
03/24/16 Introduction to Brain Tumor Support Group – the Brain Tumor Initiative Team
04/28/16 “Living Beyond Cancer; The Anti-Inflammatory Diet” presented by Lesley Klein, MS, RD, CSO, LD/N
05/25/16 “Psychosocial Aspects of Brain Tumors” presented by Dr. Maria Rueda-Lara, MD
06/23/16 “Radiation Options & Side Effects” presented by Dr. Arnold Markoe, MD
07/28/16 “Managing the neurological symptoms” presented by Dr. Deborah Heros, MD
08/25/16 “Exercise Physiology: Strengthening” presented by Dr. Stacy Cutrono, MD
09/22/16 “Cancer Community Resources” presented by Altheresa Clark, LCSW
10/27/16 “Self-care and cancer community resources” by Altheresa Clark, LCSW
11/24/16 “Music Therapy and Wellness” by Marlen Rodriguez-Wolfe,M.M, MT-BC
12/22/16 “Clinical trials in neuro-oncology” by Dr. Macarena De la Fuente
FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
Altheresa Clark, MSW, LCSW
Phone: 305-243-0157, EClark@med.miami.edu