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Topics Covered

  • Overview of Metastatic Gastric Cancer, including Diagnosis
  • The Role of Diagnostic Testing & Precision Medicine
  • Current Standard of Care & New Treatment Approaches
  • The Important Role of Clinical Trials
  • Controlling Symptoms, Treatment Side Effects & Pain
  • The Importance of Communicating with Your Health Care Team about Supportive Care
  • Quality-of-Life Concerns
  • Nutrition & Hydration Concerns & Tips
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Geoffrey Ku, MD

Medical Oncologist, Head of Esophagogastric Section, Gastrointestinal Oncology Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

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

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

Oncology Dietitian, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center

Carolyn Messner, DSW, BCD, FAPOS, FAOSW

Director of Education and Training, CancerCare


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Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on September 09, 2019.

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