The ABTA’s 2015 National Patient & Family Conference is where patients, families and caregivers will come together to learn more about the latest advances in brain tumor research, treatment and care. Nearly 200 patients and caregivers will network with each other and gather the most up-to-date brain tumor information through our exceptional educational programming, including: treatment updates, symptom management strategies, tumor-specific breakout sessions, research updates and much more.

Join us July 24-July 25 at the Renaissance Chicago O’Hare Suites Hotel for an experience that will empower you to be the best advocate for yourself or your loved one.

We are no longer accepting advanced registrations for the 2015 ABTA National Patient and Family Conference in Chicago. We will be accepting walk-in registrations based upon availability.

Thank you and we look forward to seeing you soon.

2015 Program Highlights

Must-see Sessions from the Nation’s Leading Brain Tumor Experts
Esteemed researchers and physicians will address a variety of topics, ranging from new treatment technology, breaking research, quality of life, symptom management strategies and so much more.

Speakers include:

Susan Chang Mark Johnson Erik Sulman Joon Uhm
Susan Chang, MD
 Mark Johnson, MD  Erik Sulman, MD, PhD Joon H. Uhm, MD FRCPC

Our excellent educational program includes:

  • A panel of doctors will present the latest brain tumor research and treatment options.
  • Experts will discuss current information on management of common symptoms.
  • Brain tumor patients and family members will lead a panel discussion about living with a brain tumor.

See the full program schedule

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Requests for cancellations or reimbursement must be submitted by July 17.

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