Information Video Series

'An Inside Look' is a video series designed for patients and families on the journey with a brain tumour.

This is a chance to watch the ins and outs of some of the unique treatments and experiences of patients to help you better understand the options you may have from diagnosis and on. Video topics range from radiation to complementary and alternative medicine. You'll hear from health care professionals as they explain the medical side of the brain tumour journey, as well as survivors who share their personal stories and points of view.

An Inside Look: Communication and Your Health Care

Featuring: Dr. Mark Bernstein, University Health Network and Toronto Western Hospital (Toronto, ON), Rebecca Drain, Survivor (Winnipeg, MB), Brad Pennington, Survivor (Selkirk, MB), Connor Thomson, Survivor (Winnipeg, MB)

An Inside Look: Gamma Knife Treatment for Brain Tumours

Featuring: Scott Chudley, Survivor (Winnipeg MB); Dr. Normand Laperriere, Princess Margaret Hospital (Toronto ON); Dr. Mojgan Hodaie, Krembil Neuroscience Centre (Toronto ON)

An Inside Look: Linac Radiation Treatment

Featuring: Bradley Levitt, Survivor (Toronto ON); Dr. Arjun Sahgal, Sunnybrook Hospital (Toronto ON)

An Inside Look: Cyberknife for Brain Tumours

Featuring: Gordon Leduc, Survivor (Pembroke ON); John Moore, Survivor (Barry’s Bay ON); Dr. Shawn Malone, Ottawa Hospital (Ottawa ON)

An Inside Look: Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Featuring: Dr. Lynda Balneaves, formerly of the CAMEO Program, UBC School of Nursing (Vancouver BC)

 

Please note that all information was correct at the time of the video production and is offered as information only. It is not to be taken as medical advice. Always consult your doctor and health care team with questions about your treatment and health.

Elekta has sponsored this video series for brain tumour patients and families
Thank you to Elekta for their generous sponsorship of this video series. Without their support, none of these videos would be possible.
 

 

To share comments or learn more about 'An Inside Look' Video Series, please contact:

Susan Marshall
Chief Executive Officer
smarshall@braintumour.ca
1-800-265-5106 ext. 222

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