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Brain tumor family event

The MACC Fund Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin presents:

It's a jungle! A CNS tumor safari on integrative medicine, research, and survivorship

Join us for our 5th annual educational event for patients and families living with – or having a history of – a brain or spinal cord tumor. You need not have been treated at our hospital to attend this event.

  • Date:
    Saturday, September 22, 2018
  • Time:
    8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Location:
    Milwaukee County Zoo - Peck Center

    10001 W Bluemound Rd, Milwaukee, WI
Register online below or by phone at (414) 266-3924. There is no fee to attend, but registration is required by August 31.

Please note that kid-friendly activities will be scheduled throughout the day.


Agenda

  • 8:30 a.m. - 9 a.m. – Registration and continental breakfast
  • 9 a.m. – Welcome
    Meghan Belongia, APNP, pediatric advance practice nurse, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin
  • 9:10 a.m. – One Day at a Time: Prayer is the Key
    Kimberly Weathers and Alexis Weathers Johnson (Brain Tumor Survivor)
  • 9:40 a.m. – New Imaging Modalities in Neuro-Oncology
    Mohit Maheshwari, MD, pediatric radiologist, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin
  • 10 a.m. – Break
  • 10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. – Integrative Medicine: Guided Imagery, Reiki, Yoga and Aromatherapy
  • 12:15 p.m. – Nutrition Facts and Myths
    Sarah Everett, registered dietitian, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin
  • 12:30 p.m. – Wrap up

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