Brain tumour related epilepsy webinar – June 2022
Tuesday 28th June, 19:00-20:00
Come and Join Dr Robin Grant for an informative webinar about brain tumour related epilepsy. Click here to signup via Eventbrite.
About this event
Thrive webinars and workshops are meticulously curated by brainstrust and hosted by leading experts to help you tackle the challenges that make life with a brain tumour so hard.
So that you can be more informed, more engaged, and cope better, you can now access brainstrust workshops online. Thrive events are more focussed than a Meet Up – if you are feeling lost or confused, need practical information and would like a deeper dive into specific aspects of life with a brain tumour, then Thrive events are for you.
This webinar will address:
- Why do people with some brain tumours have epilepsy? Can it develop at any point?
- What are the most common types of epilepsy that come with a brain tumour?
- How do I know if I have had a seizure? Sometimes my doctor says I haven’t had a seizure when I think I have.
- What should my caregiver do when I have a seizure? Should they always call an ambulance?
- Are there epilepsy triggers that I could avoid?
This webinar will be hosted by Dr Robin Grant.
Robin is a Consultant Neurologist with a special interest in brain tumours, specifically symptoms research and quality of life in neuro-oncology. He leads the Edinburgh Group, which has build an interest in clinical and laboratory studies related to tumour associated epilepsy, cognition, depression and fatigue.
There will be time for questions and sharing concerns in these webinars, but please note that questions about your individual circumstances should be directed to your clinical team. Our guest speakers will not be able to answer these during the webinar. So everyone is able to make the most of the session, places are limited, so reserve yours now.
If you sign up but can’t attend, please do let us know so that we can offer the place to someone else.
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