The Florida Brain Tumor Association & Moffitt Cancer Center Announce their Annual Brain Tumor Seminar “Together in Hope”

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The Florida Brain Tumor Association and Moffitt Cancer Center host this year's “ Together in Hope” Conference which will be held on Saturday, January 21, 2012, at Moffitt Cancer Center.This is a seminar for brain tumor survivors, families and industry leading health care professionals that features state-of-the art medical information and promises to empower survivors and families with knowledge and hope.

Florida Brain Tumor Association

Florida Brain Tumor Association

The Florida Brain Tumor Association & Moffitt Cancer Center announce their Annual Brain Tumor Seminar called “ Together in Hope". This event will take place on Saturday, January 21, 2012, from 7:30am-5:30pm. The full-day seminar will be hosted at the Moffitt Cancer Center in the Vincent A. Stabile Research Building located at 12902 Magnolia Drive,Tampa, Florida, 33612. In the north Tampa area, the venue is just adjacent to the Health Sciences Center at the University of South Florida.

This is a seminar for brain tumor survivors, families and health care professionals and people affected by the brain tumor disease. The event promises state-of-the art medical information and promises to empower survivors and families with knowledge and hope. The schedule includes time for interaction with renowned professionals and sharing experiences with others who are facing similar challenges. Consultations (fifteen minute set appointments) with a physician of your choice is an unique opportunity that can be found at all Florida Brain Tumor Association seminars and conferences.

This event is a must for anyone within the area who is in any way affected by brain cancer. For online registration, visit http://www.fbta.info

Event Highlights Include:

  • Consult Appointments with Physicians
  • Support Groups
  • Benign Brain Tumors
  • Low Grade Gliomas
  • AA3/Glioblastoma
  • Seizures/Medications
  • Chemotherapy Update
  • Radiation Effects & Affects
  • Life After Brain Tumor
  • Breakfast and Lunch Included

Guest Speakers include:

  • Nicholas Avgeropoulos,MD of MD Anderson Cancer Center, Orlando, Florida
  • Michele Alonso-Basanta,Md,PhD of University of Penn., Philadelphia
  • Erin Dunbar,MD of University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
  • Peter Forsyth,MD of Moffitt Cancer Center,Tampa,Florida
  • Stuart Grossman,MD of Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
  • Surbhi Jain,MD of Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, Florida
  • Margaret Booth-Jones, PhD of Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, Florida
  • Aileen J. Staller, ARNP- C of Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, Florida
  • Cheri Surloff,PsyD,PhD of Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, Florida

Mission of the Florida Brain Tumor Association:

. To provide hope, support and education to brain tumor survivors and their families
. To conquer brain tumors by funding research into their causes and cures
. To enrich the quality of life of those touched by brain tumor disease

The Florida Brain Tumor Association (FBTA) is a non-profit 501 (C) 3 not-for-profit organization
That is supported by the generous contributions of individuals, corporations & foundations.
http://www.fbta.info OR sshetsky(at)fbta(dot)info

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