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Partners in Treatment and Care Meeting Program

LOCATION: Piedmont Atlanta Hospital
Rich Auditorium, 77 Building, Mezzanine Level
1968 Peachtree Road NW
Atlanta, GA 30309

PARKING: North Parking Deck

8:30 a.m.

Registration, Check-In, and Resource Fair Opens
(Light breakfast)

9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.

Welcome

Leticia J. Kees, M.S.
Director, Programs and Outreach
American Brain Tumor Association

 

9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Brain Tumor Board

Science and new technology are helping to provide patients with better prognoses while minimizing treatment side effects. You will learn about the latest treatments for brain tumors including: promising drug therapies, new devices, and cutting-edge options now available.

 

10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Break, Networking and Resource Fair
Visit our Sponsors and Exhibitor Tables

10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

Living with a Brain Tumor: Patient & Caregiver Panel

Local patients and caregivers share their journey as they are 
navigating through the process of living with a brain tumor or caring for their loved one who has a brain tumor. This session will give attendees the opportunity to participate in a discussion and relate with other patients and caregivers who are walking through a similar journey. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions to the patient and caregiver panelists.

11:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Patient & Caregiver Roundtables

Attendees will have the opportunity to breakout into patient and caregiver roundtables or small discussion groups so that they can share their journey and experiences with each other, offer each other encouragement, and make new connections.

 

11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Lunch Networking and Resource Fair
(Lunch provided)

 

12:30 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Advancing Brain Tumor Treatments

Learn about the latest advances in brain tumor treatments including drug therapies, new devices, and clinical trials as well as the latest resources to help patients and caregivers get the most out of their treatments. This session will include advice on what questions to ask specialists, tips on advocating for the patient, and an opportunity to have your important questions answered.

 

1:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Closing Remarks