SAN FRANCISCO/OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA
SUPPORT GROUP MEETING INVITATION
Please plan to join us at the next meeting of your local Acoustic Neuroma Support Group. We welcome you to learn about the latest treatment options, to network with other acoustic neuroma patients and find encouragement and support.
Thursday, January 11, 2018
5:30 - 7:30 PM
UCSF - Mt. Zion Campus, Cancer Research Building
Lurie Conference Room - Room S173
2340 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94115
Parking is available in the 1635 Divisadero Street garage. Call 415-444-5408 or visit http://www.1635divisaderogarage.com/dailyrate.html
State of the Art Surgical Treatment of Acoustic Neuroma
Presented by Philip Theodosopoulos, MD, Professor and Vice Chairman, Neurological Surgery; Reza and Georgianna Khatib Endowed Chair in Skull Base Surgery; Director, Skull Base Tumor Program; Co-Director, Skull Base and Cerebrovascular Laboratory, UCSF Department of Neurosurgery
Caring, Sharing, Networking and Support
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION OR TO RSVP, PLEASE CONTACT:
Carol Most Walker, Support Group Leader/Facilitator
Tom Sattler, Support Group Co-Leader/Co-Facilitator
The meeting will be facilitated by Carol Most Walker, a watch and wait acoustic neuroma patient and Tom Sattler, an acoustic neuroma post-treatment patient.
Sandwiches and refreshments will be provided.
Who should attend? Family members, caregivers, friends and interested persons are encouraged to attend.
Benefits of attending a local support group include communicating in a nurturing, non-judgmental environment with others who have shared a common acoustic neuroma experience; sharing information on dealing with specific problems, overcoming handicaps and reassuring others that better times lie ahead; educating and informing each other about the latest acoustic neuroma topics of interest; and providing emotional support to all patients, both pre- and post-treatment. This helps in reducing the isolation and loneliness that many acoustic neuroma patients feel.
Note: In no case does ANA endorse any commercial product, physician, surgeon, medical procedure, medical institution or its staff.