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Managing Your Symptoms With Ronin

Managing your symptoms with Ronin
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Concentrated Relaxation Meditation Using Deep Breathing | Sujata Dube, MA

In less than 10 minutes you can relax though this guided deep breathing meditation. PacificNeuro.org
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Glioblastoma Clinical Trial with Phase One Foundation | Santosh Kesari, MD, PhD

PHASE ONE Foundation provided the initial funding for a breakthrough clinical trial for patients with brain cancer. The trial’s principal investigator and author Santosh Kesari, MD, PhD, conducts the study at Pacific Neuroscience Institute, Saint John’s Cancer Institute and Providence Saint John’s Health Center. Called the Precision Immunotherapy in the Neoadjuvant Setting (PIN) trial, this study provides an alternative immunotherapy option to the current standard of care treatment that patients receive when presenting with a new diagnosis of glioblastoma. Find out more: 310-829-8265 | Neuro.oncology@providence.org https://www.pacificneuroscienceinstitute.org/blog/clinical-trials/novel-glioblastoma-trial-begins-immediately/ PHASE ONE Foundation: https://www.phaseonefoundation.org/
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Care Partner Series: Managing Seizures | Emmaline Mauritson, MPAP, PA-C

This is part of a series of “How To” videos for our families, specifically focused on care partners. If you are caring for a loved one who has brain tumor, or other neurological disease that may result in seizures, this informative video provides instructions about how to care for them safely at home. This does not substitute for medical advice, so always be in touch with your healthcare professional. https://www.pacificneuroscienceinstitute.org/ https://www.pacificneuroscienceinstitute.org/brain-tumor/our-center/supportive-care-clinic/
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Care Partner Series: Meditation FAQs | Sujata Dube, MA

This is part of a series of “How To” videos for our families, specifically focused on care partners. The information presented here however is universal and can benefit anyone. There are often many questions about starting a meditation practice. Learn more through this informative video. https://www.pacificneuroscienceinstitute.org/ https://www.pacificneuroscienceinstitute.org/brain-tumor/our-center/supportive-care-clinic/
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Think Neuro Podcast: Brain Cancer Care Partners

When it comes to cancer, the focus is most often on the patient. But the best treatment happens when their care partners are cared for, too. The first step is knowing what it’s like to be the partner, son, daughter or friend of a cancer sufferer. Elaine Lipworth is a writer who lost her husband Stephen to a brain stem tumor. Ari Nowain, MD, is a gastroenterologist whose father is living with a glioblastoma. Emmaline Mauritson is a physician’s assistant at the Pacific Brain Tumor Center who works with patients and their families in the neuro-oncology clinic and infusion center on their cancer journey. We talked about what’s hard, what’s surprising, and what’s rewarding about being a cancer care partner. Listen to this podcast to learn about one of the toughest roles we’re called upon to play in this life, and what we might learn from it. https://www.pacificneuroscienceinstitute.org/brain-tumor/ https://www.pacificneuroscienceinstitute.org/brain-tumor/our-center/supportive-care-clinic/ Neuro-oncology: 310-829-8265 Neurosurgery: Santa Monica 310-582-7450 | Torrance 424-212-5361 | Burbank 818-847-6049
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Care Partner Series: What is Meditation? | Sujata Dube, MA

This is part of a series of “How To” videos for our families, specifically focused on care partners. The information presented in "What is Meditation?" however is universal and can benefit anyone.
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Brain Tumor Webinar: Optimizing Wellness for Brain Tumors

Guest speaker L.J. Amaral MS, RD, CSO, Clinical Nutrition Coordinator at Cedars Sinai, discusses how to optimize wellness for brain tumors using nutrition and exercise. May is Brain Tumor Awareness Month. We “Go Gray in May” and celebrate our patients, their loved ones, and their important journeys. Our brain tumor patients and their loved ones often report that they feel unseen, overshadowed, and isolated. A “rare” or “uncommon” diagnosis of a brain tumor can be challenging in the extreme, but may not be externally visible in its signs or even in its treatment side effects. During Go Gray In May, we host a series of educational, informative, and fun events for our community to interact, socialize, express themselves, ask questions, learn about specific topics, and share their own experiences. For more information on brain tumors and tools for coping and resilience, contact the Pacific Neuroscience Institute today. PacificNeuro.org | PacificBrainTumor.org 310-829-8265
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Brain Tumor Webinar: Cognitive Changes in Patients With Brain Tumors

Romina Huerta, MS, CCC-SLP, Speech-Language Pathologist at Pacific Neuroscience Institute, discusses cognitive changes in patients with brain tumors. May is Brain Tumor Awareness Month. We “Go Gray in May” and celebrate our patients, their loved ones, and their important journeys. Our brain tumor patients and their loved ones often report that they feel unseen, overshadowed, and isolated. A “rare” or “uncommon” diagnosis of a brain tumor can be challenging in the extreme, but may not be externally visible in its signs or even in its treatment side effects. During Go Gray In May, we host a series of educational, informative, and fun events for our community to interact, socialize, express themselves, ask questions, learn about specific topics, and share their own experiences. For more information on brain tumors and tools for coping and resilience, contact the Pacific Neuroscience Institute today. PacificNeuro.org | PacificBrainTumor.org 310-829-8265
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Brain Tumor Webinar: Frequently Used Resources in Cancer

Joseph Greenberg, MSW, LCSW, OSW-c, and Caroline Sarafin, licensed clinical social workers at Providence Saint John's Health Center, explain frequently used resources in cancer. May is Brain Tumor Awareness Month. We “Go Gray in May” and celebrate our patients, their loved ones, and their important journeys. Our brain tumor patients and their loved ones often report that they feel unseen, overshadowed, and isolated. A “rare” or “uncommon” diagnosis of a brain tumor can be challenging in the extreme, but may not be externally visible in its signs or even in its treatment side effects. During Go Gray In May, we host a series of educational, informative, and fun events for our community to interact, socialize, express themselves, ask questions, learn about specific topics, and share their own experiences. For more information on brain tumors and tools for coping and resilience, contact the Pacific Neuroscience Institute today. PacificNeuro.org | PacificBrainTumor.org 310-829-8265 Cancer Support Service Line: 310-829-8648