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Spine Tumor Patient Education Conference

The 6th Annual Spine Tumor Patient Education Conference, sponsored by the RGK Foundation, took place on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015. Thank you to everyone who helped make this our largest conference yet! View videos from the conference below.

Video Presentations:

Spine Tumor Surgery: Lessons Learned – Laurence Rhines, M.D.
Chordoma: The Other Side – Henry “Hank” Lech, patient
What Does Resilience Looks Like? – Mara Rabinowitz, patient
When is Surgery Right for Me? – Dawn Standera, patient
Unraveling the Mystery of Neuropathic Pain – Mitchell Engle, M.D., Ph.D.
Integrative Medicine Sampler – Catherine Powers-James, Ph.D.
Multidisciplinary Expert Panel: Physician Q&A Session

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    At the 6th Annual Spine Tumor Patient Education Conference, Laurence Rhines, M.D., discussed lessons learned in spine tumor surgery. 

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    Advanced practice nurse Paula DeMasi and the Tribal Lillies demonstrated core exercises through belly dancing.

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    A multidisciplinary panel of experts took questions from the audience.

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    Mini-consultations with product manufacturers are available. 

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    Spine tumor patient Henry "Hank" Lech shared his story at the conference. 

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    Advanced practice nurse, and conference organizer, Gisela Sanchez-Williams talks with patients at the conference. 

  • The conference enables the spine tumor community to learn, connect, share and have a good time. 

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