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Gastroesophageal Cancer Educational Symposium

December 5, 2020—December 5, 2020


Please use the information below to join the event.
***The event link will be LIVE at the scheduled time.***
Saturday, December 5, 2020
9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. EST
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Debbie’s Dream Foundation will be hosting a Gastroesophageal Cancer Educational Symposium in collaboration with the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center. The Virtual Symposium will take place on Saturday, December 5, 2020.



Agenda Topics:
Prevention and Early Detection – New Tools and Research Opportunities
Speaker: Andrew Chan MD, MPH – Massachusetts General Hospital

So Now You Have Cancer: Staging and Baseline Molecular Testing
Speaker: Eirini Pectasides MD/PhD – Dana Farber Cancer Institute

Treatment of Non-metastatic Gastroesophageal Cancer
Speaker: Peter Enzinger, MD – Dana Farber Cancer Institute

Kicking the Wheels: Biomarker Testing in Advanced Disease
Speaker: Samuel Klempner, MD – Massachusetts General Cancer Center

How You Can Help: Patient-Centered Research
Speaker: Adam Bass, MD – Dana Farber Cancer Institute

How We Study Stomach Cancer in Lab – Models and Tools
Speaker: Sandra Ryeom, PhD – University of Pennsylvania

HIPEC, PIPAC, IP Chemo – The What and the Who
Speaker: Yanghee Woo, MD – City of Hope Cancer Center

The Psychosocial Burden and Management Advice
Speaker: Kelly Irwin, MD – Massachusetts General Hospital

So You’re Done with Treatment: Now What?
Speaker: Jeff Peppercorn, MD – Massachusetts General Hospital

You Are What You Eat: Nutrition in Gastroesophageal Cancers
Speakers: Carol Sullivan, RD – Massachusetts General Hospital



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