Upcoming Meetings & Events

Patient seminars are generously supported by an educational grant from Baxter Healthcare Corporation.

Watch here for future events!

 

Recent Events

FPN Webinar

February 5, 2014

Pam Shlemon, Executive Director of FPN, joined the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance on a webinar to discuss chemo-induced neuropathy.

Wellness Place (palatine, il)

Managing Pain and Neuropathy

October 29, 2013

Presenter: Judith Paice, RN, PhD, Director of the Cancer Pain Program at Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University, provided an overview of neuropathy, and discussed treatment options and strategies to manage pain and neuropathy.

cancer Wellness center (northbrook, il)

The Emotional Impact of Peripheral Neuropathy

October 17, 2013

Presenter: Julian Breslow, LCSW, focused on strategies that can help people with PN to optimize the quality of their lives.  Topics included how to improve one’s self-care, balancing pain relief and quality of life, coping with social and emotional stressors, and community resources.

northern VA PN support Group (Annandale, VA)

Nutrition and Physical Therapy for PN

June 8, 2013

Presenter: Pam Shlemon, Executive Director, The Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy, discussed the nutritional and supplement choices that can benefit those struggling with PN. She also covered the advantages of exercise and physical therapy in managing PN symptoms.

Wellness House (Hinsdale, il)

Managing Pain & Neuropathy

May 21, 2013

Presenter: Judith A. Paice, PhD, RN, FAAN; Northwestern Memorial Hospital, presented an overview of neuropathy, and discusses treatment options and strategies to manage pain and neuropathy.

LEISURE WORLD peripheral neuropathy SUPPORT GROUP (sILVER SPRING, md)

Nutrition and Physical Therapy for PN

May 19, 2013

Presenter: Pam Shlemon, Executive Director, The Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy, discussed the nutritional and supplement choices that can benefit those struggling with PN. She also covered the advantages of exercise and physical therapy in managing PN symptoms.

Lurie comprehensive care center (Northwestern University, chicago, IL)

Peripheral Neuropathy: From the Patient Perspective

May 11, 2013

Presenters: Dr. Senda Ajroud-Driss presented an overview of peripheral neuropathy and the different types of neuropathies. She explained the roles of multidisciplinary care and research in the care of patients with peripheral neuropathy. Dr. John Galvin presented specific information on chemo-induced neuropathy and provided helpful tips for patients to interact and inform their doctors.