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Monday, March 11, 2024, 1:30 – 2:30 pm, Eastern Time

Registrants can listen in live over the phone or online as a webcast.

Topics Covered

  • Overview of Gastric Cancer, Including Diagnosis & Staging
  • Current Standard of Care, Including Chemotherapy
  • New Treatment Approaches & the Role of Targeted Treatment & Immunotherapy
  • Precision Medicine: Predicting Response to Treatment
  • The Role of Clinical Trials
  • How Research Contributes to Treatment Options
  • Controlling Treatment Side Effects, Symptoms, Discomfort, & Pain
  • The Importance of Communicating with Your Health Care Team About Quality-of-Life Concerns
  • Nutrition & Hydration Concerns & Tips
  • Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments including: Technology, Prepared List of Questions, Follow-Up Appointments & Discussion of OpenNotes
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Presenter

Geoffrey Y. Ku, MD

Associate Attending Physician, Head, Esophagogastric Section, Gastrointestinal Oncology Service and Member, Cellular Therapy Service, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Presenter

Mohamad Bassam Sonbol, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic School of Medicine, Senior Associate Consultant, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Gastrointestinal Cancer Program, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Phoenix, AZ

Presenter

Diana L. Bearden, MS, RD, CSO, LD, CNSC

Oncology Dietitian, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center

Presenter

Stacie Hershman

Executive Director, Gastric Cancer Foundation®

Presenter

Carolyn Messner, DSW, BCD, FAPOS, FAOSW

Senior Director of Education and Training, CancerCare

Continuing Education Credits

(Live Only)

Social Workers: This program has been submitted to the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, an approved provider through the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners, provider #CS4607, for 1.0 Contact Hour.

Cancer Care, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0088. This workshop is approved for 1.0 Contact Hour.

Registered Dietitians: This program has been submitted to the Commission on Dietetic Registration for one Continuing Professional Education Unit (CPEU).

To request continuing education paperwork, please email your name, profession, and address to connect@cancercare.org after the program. All paperwork for continuing education credit must be requested, completed, and submitted within two weeks of the live program.

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The information presented in this workshop is provided for your general information only. It is not intended as medical advice and should not be relied upon as a substitute for consultations with qualified health professionals who are aware of your specific situation. We encourage you to take information and questions back to your individual health care provider as a way of creating a dialogue and partnership about your cancer and your treatment.

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