2009 Brain Tumor Conference

The Cedars-Sinai Department of Neurosurgery offered interactive talks on the most recent advances in the diagnosis and treatment of adult brain tumors. If you did not get to attend the conference, you may download the presentations below and learn why Cedars-Sinai is one of the top centers for brain tumor treatment.



Morning Session: Brain Tumors and New Treatment Options

Breakout Session A: Psychosocial and Support Systems

  • Visualization Techniques for Wellness (PDF, 10.8MB) - Veronica Porche, PsyD, Post-Doctoral Psychology Fellow, Department of Neurosurgery, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
  • "Resuming Life after a Brain Tumor" by Eddie Cleland and "Healing Through Creativity Workshop" by Richard Harvey were interactive talks without PowerPoint presentations.

Breakout Session B: Clinical Trials, Metastatic Tumors, Seizures and Gliomas

Breakout Session C: Brain Tumors and the Eye, Gamma Knife and Skull Base Tumors

Breakout Session D: Consultant's Corner

  • Attendees had the opportunity to sign up for an Educational Scan Review (second opinion) with Cedars-Sinai physicians: Surasak Phuphanich, MD, FAAN, Jeremy Rudnick, MD and Amin J. Mirhadi, MD.

For an appointment, a second opinion or more information, please call 1-800-CEDARS-1 (1-800-233-2771) or email us at groupmdnsi@cshs.org.