OSF Illinois Neurological Institute

Brain Tumor Support Group

The next in-person support group will be on Saturday, July 21, 2018, at 10:00 am in the conference room at the offices of OSF HealthCare Illinois Neurological Institute at 200 E Pennsylvania Avenue in Peoria.  We are happy to welcome Christel Loyd, PA, from the OSF INI Epilepsy Center to speak on "Seizures in Brain Tumor Patients".  As always, we appreciate an RSVP by July 17 so we can plan ahead regarding refreshments.  Let us know if you are coming by emailing us at meetforthemind@ini.org or by calling Cassie Richardson, brain tumor nurse navigator, at 309-624-4000 ext. 76503. 

 

Resources

International Low Grade Glioma Registry - a new project with the American Brain Tumor Association that offers patients with a low grade glioma diagnosis the opportunity to participate in research.  The purpose of this registry is to discover why some people develop LGG while other people do not.  The goal is also to learn more about the effect of this diagnosis and the asosciated treatments on daily life including the ability to work, drive, sleep, exercise, or take care of oneself and/or family.

American Brain Tumor Association

Imerman Angels - one-on-one cancer support 

Brain Tumor Trials Collaborative

Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure

Virtual Trials (information on clinical trials)  

Health News Review