OSF Illinois Neurological Institute

Brain Tumor Support Group

Please join us at our next Brain Tumor Support Group on Saturday, January 26, 2019, at 10:00 am.   Our own Neurosurgical Oncologist and Director of the OSF HealthCare Illinois Neurological Institute's (OSF INI) Brain Tumor Center, Dr. Andrew Tsung, will host an open forum for brain tumor patients and their family members and caregivers.  The support group meets at the OSF INI building located at 200 E. Pennsylvania Avenue in Peoria.  Please RSVP by January 22, 2019, to Cassie Richardson, Brain Tumor Nurse Navigator, at 309-624-4000 ext. 76503 or meetforthemind@ini.org.  

 

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