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Northwestern Medicine Warrenville Brain Tumor Support Group

Northwestern Medicine Cancer Center Warrenville
First Floor waiting room
4405 Weaver Parkway
Warrenville, Illinois

Open to patients, family, and caregivers. This group is led by an oncology social worker and a neuro-oncology nurse practitioner. Groups not scheduled on any major holiday. Topics change weekly.

Hermelin Brain Tumor Support Group – West Bloomfield

Henry Ford Hospital West Bloomfield
2nd Floor, East Wing, Neurosurgery Conference Room
6777 W. Maple Rd.
West Bloomfield, Michigan

Monthly support group for adult patients, family members and caregivers. Free Parking is in the front of the Hospital. Most meetings have arranged topics with guest speakers, some months just open for patient conversations.
2019 Dates Schedule is currently being worked on for Speakers.

Meetings, unless otherwise indicated are in Neuroscience Conference Room, 2nd Floor, East Wing, right out of the elevator. Please ask Information desk for directions.

*Please note that the December date is the 2nd Saturday

January 19, 2019:  Mira Shah, MD, Radiation Oncology

February 16, 2019:

March 16, 2019: Steven Kalkanis, MD, The New Henry Ford Cancer Institute

April 20, 2019:  Clifford L. Weisberg, Attorney at Law Social Security Disability

May 18, 2019: Vijaya Donthireddy, MD The immune system: How chemo and targeted therapies effect it

June 15, 2019:

July 20, 2019:

August 17, 2019:

September 15, 2019:   Head for the Cure 5K Belle Ile-Detroit

September 21, 2019: Support group cancelled

October 19, 2019:  Ellen Kachalsky, LMSW. How about: Hints and tips – understanding insurance, disability leaves, taking family medical leave, etc.

November 16, 2019:

December 14, 2019:

Children’s Brain Tumor Foundation College Support Chat

Peer and professional support and information to assist brain tumor patients and survivors in navigating college life. Please contact Stacia Wagner to register.

Cedars-Sinai Brain Tumor & Brain Aneurysm Support Group

Cedars-Sinai
Pavilion Education Center, Plaza Level, Conf. Room
127 South San Vicente Blvd.
Los Angeles, California

Patients, family, and caregivers are welcome.

Brain Tumor Support Group dates: January 9, March 13, May 8, July 10, September 11, November 13

GW Cancer Center Brain Tumor Support Group

George Washington Medical Faculty Associates
Room 1-402, Katzen Board Room
2150 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, District of Columbia

Group meets on a monthly basis to discuss common themes and give support. There are occasional speakers and educational lectures. Parking validation is available.

Brain Injury Alliance of Idaho Support Groups

Idaho, USA

Brain injury support groups offered in Boise area, Napma/Caldwell area, Twin Falls area, Pocatello area, and Lewiston area. Contact Brain Injury Alliance or visit website for more information.

North Dakota Brain Injury Network Support Groups

North Dakota, USA

Brain injury support groups offered in Grand Forks, Minot, Devils Lake, Dickinson, Bismarck, and Fargo. Contact North Dakota Brain Injury Network or visit website for more information.

JCC of the Greater Five Towns

Temple Hillel
1000 Rosedale Road
Valley Stream, New York

Psycho-social program for TBI survivors, including those with a brain tumor diagnosis. Registration is required.

Carle Hospital Brain Injury Support Group of East Central Illinois

Mills Cancer Center
2nd Floor, Houseworth Conference Room
602 West University
Urbana , Illinois

This is a mixed support group for patients and families navigating a brain tumor, as well as for persons affected by traumatic brain injury, stroke, and aneurism and their family. Group has been in place since the early 1990’s.

Northwestern Medicine Warrenville Brain Tumor Support Group
Becky Ness
RNess@livingwellcrc.org
630-315-1875

Elizabeth Strus
estrus@nm.org
630-352-5450
Northwestern Medicine Cancer Center Warrenville
First Floor waiting room
4405 Weaver Parkway
Warrenville, Illinois
Date: 2nd Wednesday of every month
Hermelin Brain Tumor Support Group – West Bloomfield
Sandra Remer, RN, facilitator
Amy Brna, Secretary
Lisa Scarpace, MS
Francine Weidendorf, RN
313-916-2723
Henry Ford Hospital West Bloomfield
2nd Floor, East Wing, Neurosurgery Conference Room
6777 W. Maple Rd.
West Bloomfield, Michigan
Date: 3rd Saturday of every month, except December (hosted on 2nd Saturday instead)
Children’s Brain Tumor Foundation College Support Chat
Stacia Wagner: swagner@cbtf.org
Date: 3rd Saturday of every month
Cedars-Sinai Brain Tumor & Brain Aneurysm Support Group
Dionysus Jackson
310-423-2713
Dionysus.jackson@cshs.org
Cedars-Sinai
Pavilion Education Center, Plaza Level, Conf. Room
127 South San Vicente Blvd.
Los Angeles, California
Date: Support Groups are held every 2nd Wednesday of the Month (Brain Tumor one month and Brain Aneurysm the other). Please see above for more info.
GW Cancer Center Brain Tumor Support Group
Alicia Gray
algray@mfa.gwu.edu
202-677-6597
George Washington Medical Faculty Associates
Room 1-402, Katzen Board Room
2150 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, District of Columbia
Date: 1st Tuesday of every month
Brain Injury Alliance of Idaho Support Groups
Brain Injury Alliance of Idaho:
(208) 367-2747
or info@biaid.org
Idaho, USA
Date: Varies
North Dakota Brain Injury Network Support Groups
North Dakota Brain Injury Alliance:
855-866-1884
or info@ndbin.org
North Dakota, USA
Date: Varies
JCC of the Greater Five Towns
Lisa Barnett, LCSW or Rebecca Gordon, LCSW
516-569-6733
rebecca.gordon@guraljcc.org
Temple Hillel
1000 Rosedale Road
Valley Stream, New York
Date: Wednesdays
Carle Hospital Brain Injury Support Group of East Central Illinois
Dawn Henry
217-383-6423
dawn.henry@carle.com
Mills Cancer Center
2nd Floor, Houseworth Conference Room
602 West University
Urbana , Illinois
Date: 2nd Saturday of every month

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