The Long Island Brain Tumor Center (LIBTC) at Neurological Surgery, P.C. (NSPC) and Voices Against Brain Cancer today announced that they are hosting a free monthly support group for people who have lost a loved one to primary brain cancer (not metastatic cancer).
Online PR News – 03-March-2014 – Rockville Centre, NY – The group is held the third Thursday of each month, 7:00-8:30 p.m., at Neurological Surgery, P.C.’s offices, 1991 Marcus Avenue (Granite Building), Suite 108, Lake Success, New York. The next meeting will be held the evening of March 20. Pre-registration is required: Call Kerry McConie, R.N., O.N.C., (516) 478-0010.
"We want to provide somewhere for those who are bereaved to turn for support, advice and information," says Lee Tessler, M.D., F.A.A.N.S., F.A.C.S., Executive Director and Co-Surgical Director of The Long Island Brain Tumor Center at NSPC. "We hope this group provides some solace to those who have lost a loved one to brain cancer."
The Long Island Brain Tumor Center at Neurological Surgery, P.C. offers a multi-disciplinary approach to treating brain tumors, provided by a team of more than 20 physicians and surgeons with various sub-specialties. The team works in concert with patient's established health care professionals, and treats primary brain and spinal tumors, as well as metastases.
For more information about The Long Island Brain Tumor Center at NSPC, please visit www.braintumor.com. To learn more about Voices Against Brain Cancer, visit www.voicesagainstbraincancer.org.
About Voices Against Brain Cancer
Voices Against Brain Cancer has a wide variety of initiatives in place for brain cancer research, awareness and support. The organization is committed to ensuring that the proceeds of the monies donated are used to fund cutting-edge research that will have a monumental impact on the diagnosis and treatment of brain cancer. Currently, these grants are being funded at numerous esteemed institutions including: Columbia, Cornell, Duke, Harvard, John Hopkins, MD Anderson, Memorial Sloan-Kettering, New York University, Yale and more.
About Neurological Surgery, P.C.
Neurological Surgery, P.C. is one of the New York City area’s premier neurosurgical groups, offering patients the most advanced treatments of brain and spine disorders. These include minimally invasive procedures such as stereotactic radiosurgery (Gamma Knife®, CyberKnife® and Novalis Tx®), aneurysm coiling, neuro-endoscopy, spinal stimulators, carotid stents, interventional pain management, microdiscectomy, kyphoplasty, and other types of minimally invasive spine surgery. The practice’s physicians represent a range of surgical and nonsurgical specialties, combining compassionate care with highly specialized training. They are leaders in the region’s medical community, with appointments as chiefs of neurosurgery in some of Long Island’s best hospitals. NSPC offers 10 convenient locations in Nassau and Suffolk Counties, as well as in Queens and Manhattan. For more information, call 1-800-775-7784 or visit www.NSPC.com.