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Conferences

Teleconference: The Impact of Childhood Brain Tumors on Siblings and Extended Family

April 10, 2013
The Impact of Childhood Brain Tumors on Siblings and Extended FamilyIf you would like to hear a replay of the teleconference, click on the link at the bottom of this article.On Wednesday, December 12, 2001, CBTF collaborated with The Children's Cause and Cancer Care, Inc. on this topic.

Teleconference: Brain Tumors and Bereavement: Healing After Loss

April 10, 2013
If you would like to hear a replay of the teleconference, click on the link at the bottom of this article. On Wednesday, December 4, 2002, CBTF collaborated with The Brain Tumor Society and Cancer Care, Inc. on this important topic.Grief is a difficult journey, with everyday events becoming large...

Astrocytomas Defined

April 10, 2013
Childhood astrocytomas, also called gliomas, are tumors that form in cells called astrocytes. They can be low-grade or high-grade tumors. The grade of the tumor describes how abnormal the cancer cells look under a microscope and how quickly the tumor is likely to grow and spread. High-grade...

2000 Teleconference: Returning to School after Treatment for Childhood Cancer

July 24, 2012
If you would like to hear a replay of the teleconference, click on the link at the bottom of this article. On Friday, December 8, 2000, CBTF collaborated with The Children's Cause and Cancer Care, Inc. on this topic.This seminar addressed the how tos of: 1) working with your school to get...

December 3, 2003 Teleconference Childhood Brain Tumors: An Update on Survivorship Question and Answers

July 24, 2012
December 3, 2003 Teleconference Childhood Brain Tumors: An Update on Survivorship Question and Answers Question: Can you comment on the issues related to seizure/anti-epileptic drug effects in regards to these cognitive (learning/processing) and school issues? How can you separate seizure/meds from...

Bibliography & Resources from Elizabeth Klein

July 24, 2012
Libby A. Klein, LCSW View Outline from Elizabeth Klein - 2004BibliographyThe Mountain You Have Climbed. National Children’s Cancer Society. 2003. Available free of charge at 800-532-6459A Resource Guide for Parents of Children with Brain or Spinal Cord Tumors. Children’s Brain Tumor...

2004 Teleconference: Childhood Brain Tumor Survivorship: Academic, Vocational & Social Transitioning

November 17, 2009
On December 1, 2004, CBTF collaborated with the National Brain Tumor Foundation and the National Children's Cancer Society for a teleconference on this important topic.

Outline from Elizabeth Klein - 2004

November 17, 2009
Psychosocial Impact and Community Reintegration Presented by Libby Klein General concepts. There are 26,000 brain tumor survivors in the USA today (CBTRUS) According to the IOM report on childhood cancer survivorship “cognitive impairments such as learning disorders...

Outline from Faye Bullio - 2004

November 16, 2009
Vocational Rehabilitation and Cancer Survivors Presented by Faye Bullio Patient-Survivor's Story:  One teen’s journey. What is Vocational Rehabilitation? Different in all 50 states. Specialized language to describe new services

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