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Topics Covered

  • Overview of Gastric Cancer
  • Diagnosing and Staging
  • Current Standard of Care, including Chemotherapy
  • New Treatment Approaches and the Role of Targeted Treatments
  • Personalized Medicine: Predicting Response to Treatment
  • Clinical Trials
  • How Research Contributes to Your Treatment Options
  • Controlling Symptoms and Pain
  • The Importance of Communicating with Your Health Care Team about Quality-of-Life Concerns
  • Nutritional and Hydration Concerns and Tips
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Eunice L. Kwak, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Assistant in Medicine, Hematology/Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital
Geoffrey Ku, MD
Assistant Attending Physician, Gastrointestinal Oncology Service, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Sarah Rafat, MS, RD, CSO, LD
Senior Clinical Dietitian, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Anna L. Eckhardt, MSW, OSW-C, CCLS, CIMI
Coordinator of Online Services, CancerCare

Brochure

You can download the brochure for this workshop (pdf) (76.8 KB)

Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on June 30, 2014.

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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.