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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
  • Precision 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
  • Nutrition 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 Service, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Kathyrn Munder, MS, RD, CSO, LD

Outpatient Senior Clinical Dietitian, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Anna L. Eckhardt, MSW, CCLS

Online Support Group Program Coordinator, CancerCare


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Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on June 22, 2015.

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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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