Gastric Cancer: Treatment Advances


mon13jun1:30 pm2:30 pmGastric Cancer: Treatment AdvancesA Free Online Workshop in Partnership with CancerCare1:30 pm - 2:30 pm EST Online

Event Details

We welcome you to participate in the Gastric Cancer Foundation and CancerCare’s upcoming workshop, “Gastric Cancer: Treatment Advances.” on Monday, June 13 from 1:30-2:30 pm EST. You can listen over the phone or online as a webcast.


Topics Covered

  • Overview of Gastric Cancer, including Diagnosis and Staging, in the Context of COVID-19 & its Variants
  • Current Standard of Care, including Chemotherapy
  • New Treatment Approaches & the Role of Targeted Treatment
  • Precision Medicine: Predicting Response to Treatment
  • The Role of Clinical Trials, in the Context of COVID-19
  • How Research Contributes to Treatment Options
  • Preventing & Managing Treatment Side Effects, Symptoms, Discomfort & Pain
  • Nutrition & Hydration Concerns & Tips
  • The Importance of Communicating with Your Health Care Team about Quality-of-Life Concerns
  • The Increasing Role of Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments
  • Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments, including Technology, Prepared List of Questions, Follow-Up Care & Discussion of OpenNotes
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

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(Monday) 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm EST