The ABTA’s annual Patient and Family Conference is where patients, families and caregivers come together to learn more about the latest advances in brain tumor research, treatment and care.

It is a dynamic time for the brain tumor community as momentum in our understanding of brain tumors is leading to exciting new approaches to their diagnosis and treatment. 

American Brain Tumor Association’s 2017 Patient and Family Conference, Redefining Survivorship Through Science, Technology and Clinical Innovation, is a groundbreaking opportunity for patients, families and caregivers to learn about the latest advances in brain tumor research, treatment and care from leaders in the field. Join more than 250 patients, caregivers, health care providers, researchers and others August 4-5, 2017.

Program Highlights:

  • Physicians will present the latest precision medicine treatment options and symptom management techniques for low-grade glioma, high-grade glioma and metastatic brain tumors
  • Researchers and doctors will highlight treatment advances in neurosurgery, radiation and immunotherapy
  • This meeting offers:
    • Real-world advice from clinicians, patients and caregivers about living well with a brain tumor
    • The latest information on brain treatment trends
    • Networking opportunities
  • Meeting Fee:

    • August 4th-5th: Patient & Family Conference Individual Registration + Dinner ($100/person). Includes conference materials, exhibit visits and researcher poster sessions; Friday and Saturday sessions; Friday lunch, Friday Dinner and Networking, and Saturday continental breakfast, boxed lunch, snack.
    • August 4th-5th: Patient & Family Conference Individual Registration ($75/person). Includes conference materials, exhibit visits and researcher poster sessions; Friday and Saturday sessions; Friday lunch and Saturday continental breakfast, boxed lunch, snack.
    • August 4th: Patient & Family Conference Friday Dinner ($25/person). Includes Friday Dinner and Networking.

    Date: August 4-5, 2017

    Location: Westin O’Hare in 6100 North River Road, Rosemont, Illinois

    Parking: Discounted $10 per day/night parking in the self-park lot

     

    Additional questions? Please email us at info@abta.org