Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Sunday, September 18, 2011
Sharmyn McGraw writes:
Hey Everyone!!! I’d like to invite all of you to help me spread the word about our Hormonal & Pituitary Health Symposium Oct. 22, 2011, Santa Monica CA. It’s free and a continental breakfast and box lunch is included and the best part is hearing from our team of neuroendocrine experts and meeting many new friends. To register and for a copy of the events schedule www.brain-tumor.org or call Pat Fitzwater at (805) 300-9154 I hope to see many of you there!
Peace and great health all!
Learn about your Master Gland
This symposium aims to educate patients, their families and the public about the importance of the "Master Gland" in health and in illness.
Topics covered will include: the basics of pituitary gland function and malfunction; signs, symptoms and treatment of hormonal excess and hormonal deficiency; epidemiology of pituitary adenomas and related brain tumors; treatment options for pituitary tumors (acromegaly, Cushing's disease, prolactinoma and non-functional adenomas, craniopharyngioma) including endonasal endoscopic surgery, radiotherapy and non-surgical therapies.
Additional topics will include optimizing your access to care, insurance issues and finding the appropriate pituitary specialists, as well as information about clinical trials in pituitary hormonal disorders