Gastric Cancer: Current Perspectives and Treatment Options by CancerCare

Jun 12

Time: 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Location: Participate this workshoip on the telephone or via live streaming through the Internet

CancerCare is a national nonprofit organization that provides free, professional support services to anyone affected by cancer: people with cancer, caregivers, children, loved ones, and the bereaved.

They are hosting a free CancerCare Connect Education Workshop for people living with gastric cancer, their families, friends and health care professionals on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 from 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM Eastern Time. You can listen to this workshop over the phone or connect to their webcast online.

Workshop Topics
- Overview of Gastric Cancer - Diagnosing and Staging - Current Standard of Care and New Treatment Approaches - The Role of Clinical Trials - How Research Contributes to Your Treatment Options - Controlling Symptoms and Pain - The Importance of Communicating with Your Health Care Team - Nutritional Concern and Tips - Questions for Our Panel of Experts


David P. Ryan, MD
Chief, Division of Hematology/Oncology
Clinical Director, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center
Director, Tucker Gosnell Center for Gastrointestinal Cancers
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School

Phillip DeSimone, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Medical Oncology
University of Kentucky College of Medicine

Diana Bearden, MS, RD, CSO, LD, CNSC
Supervisor, Clinical Nutrition
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Elizabeth Ezra, MSW, OSW-C
Program Coordinator

To register:
- Online Registration
- Phone: 1-800-813-HOPE(4673)


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