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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


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Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on January 28, 2016.

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