Dallas Stomach Cancer Education Symposium and Webcast
November 4, 2017
Debbie’s Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer hosted its Dallas Stomach Cancer Education Symposium for in person attendees and via live webcast. More than 150 patients, families, caregivers, the general public, and health care professionals attended for FREE via in person or webcast. Speakers were Jaffer Ajani, MD of MD Anderson Cancer Center; Muslim Atiq, MD of University of South Dakota; Scott Celinski, MD of Baylor University Medical Center; Michael Choti, MD of UT Southwestern Medical Center; Shelli Hardy, MCN, RD, LD of UT Southwestern Medical Center; Syed Kazmi, MD of UT Southwestern Medical Center; Jeffrey Meyer, MD of Johns Hopkins School of Medicine; Matthew Porembka, MD of UT Southwestern; and Aravind Sanjeevaiah, MD of UT Southwestern Medical Center. Topics included a Stomach Cancer Patient and Caregiver Panel; Introduction to Gastric Cancer; Diagnosis, Screening, and Early Approaches; Surgical Approaches; Radiation; Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery; Nutrition; Integrative Approaches; Immunotherapy; Genetics of Gastric Cancer; and Clinical Trials.