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Topics Covered

  • Overview of GIST
  • Summary of the Treatment of GIST
  • New Treatment Approaches, including the Role of Targeted Therapy
  • How Clinical Trials Contribute to Treatment Options
  • Pain and Symptom Management
  • Communicating with Your Health Care Team
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Suzanne George, MD

Clinical Director, Senior Physician, Center for Sarcoma and Bone Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Assistant Professor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Michael C. Heinrich, MD

Professor of Medicine, Professor of Cell, Developmental, and Cancer Biology, Hematology and Medical Oncology, OHSU Knight Cancer Institute, Section Chief, Hematology and Medical Oncology, Portland VAMC

Caroline Edlund, MSW

Online Support Group Program Director, CancerCare

Brochure

You can download the brochure for this workshop(pdf)(136 KB)

Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on January 28, 2016.

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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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