The 30-year-old internal medicine physician, author, and speaker shares the journey of her unexpected diagnosis and embracing the “Difficult Gifts” of a brain tumor at the 2021 ABTA National Conference, September 10-11.
MindMatters Stories: Brain Tumor Patient
Steve Archibald, father, blogger, brain tumor survivor, and ABTA patient mentor, reveals the mental health challenges he experienced after treatment.
Rick Franzo’s experience as a patient panelist of the 2021 National Conference was humbling and empowering for him, his wife and others going through the brain tumor journey.
What drives us to share our journey with a brain tumor diagnosis? The answer includes the physical and emotional benefits, and beyond. Dive deeper into this topic with the ABTA Patient Services Team and Steve, a nine-year brain tumor survivor.
The ABTA along with Co-Chair, Erin Dunbar, MD, Piedmont Brain Tumor Center, has designed a meeting to empower and equip newly diagnosed patients and caregivers with information and resources to make informed decisions throughout treatment and care.
ABTA hosted a trifecta of virtual community events, conferences and meetings in October to bring the latest in brain tumor treatment, care and research to the brain tumor community. Check out these stories about the ABTA National Conference, AARN 9th Annual Meeting and the first-ever BT5K Your Way virtual event.