The American Brain Tumor Association offers free, hour-long monthly webinars on topics of interest to brain tumor patients, families, and health care professionals. Webinars are recorded and can be viewed later at your convenience. If you can't attend an upcoming live webinar session, please register by clicking on the link at the bottom of each webinar description to receive a link to the recorded webinar afterwards.
Please note: the webinar times listed below are in Central Time. Please check your time zone to adjust for this accordingly. In addition, when you visit any of the registration links below, you can click on "Show in My Time Zone" below the webinar's title to confirm the time for your location.
Advancements in GBM Treatment, Including Tumor Treatment Fields - Tuesday, August 2, 2016, 1:00 -2:00 PM CDT
Recent advancements in brain tumor treatments have led to greater improvements for patients. This webinar is designed to inform patients and caregivers of the treatment advances for patients living with a glioblastoma (GBM), one of the most aggressive brain tumors.
Sign up for this interactive webinar presented by Richard A. Peterson, M.D., Departments of Neurosciences and Oncology, Regions Cancer Center. In this session, Dr. Peterson will identify in the growing body of knowledge about GBMs and how this knowledge is leading to innovative therapies. He will discuss developments in newer targeted treatments, immunotherapy and Tumor Treatment Fields, which was recently approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for patients newly diagnosed with glioblastoma. He will provide information on the future of treatment, and why there is increased optimism for better outcomes. Webinar participants will also have an opportunity to ask Dr. Peterson questions in an interactive Q&A session. This session is sponsored by Novocure.
Please make sure to enter a valid email when registering for this webinar to ensure you receive any additional information about the session. Following the live webinar, all registrants will receive a link to the webinar recording. Sign up for the Advancements in GBM Treatment, Including Tumor Treatment Fields webinar today!
Please check back here on our Upcoming Webinars page for updates and more information on upcoming webinars in 2015. To view any of our past webinars, which feature a variety of brain tumor related topics, visit our Anytime Learning webpage. You can also click here to register to receive periodic updates and communications via email from ABTA, and be first to hear about our upcoming webinars as well as other programs we offer.