Life Fest 2018

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Life Fest 2018 was held in Miami, Florida, July 13-15th. Along with the presentations by various experts, the program (view agenda) featured a Pediatric Track and our first GIST DO IT – Walk to Find a Cure. July 13th was also GIST Awareness Day (GAD) and presentations and photos from awareness events from around the world are available to view here.

Gallery

Contemporary Approach to GIST Patient Care

Contemporary Approach to GIST Patient Care

Jonathan Trent, MD
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

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The GIST Clinical Trial Landscape Michael Heinrich, MD

The GIST Clinical Trial Landscape

Michael Heinrich, MD
Oregon Health and Science University

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State of GIST Panel of Experts

State of GIST: A Clinical Panel of Experts

Jason Sicklick, MD, Moores Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego; Markku Martti Miettinen, MD, National Cancer Institute; Breelyn Wilky, MD, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center; Ricardo Gonzalez, MD, Moffit Cancer Center; Ty Subhawong, MD, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

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Role of Integrative Medicine in GIST

Role of Integrative Medicine in GIST

Jorge Bordenave, MD
Miami Integrative Health

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Breaking Down Financial Concerns of Living with GIST Marlene Morales, MSW

Breaking Down Financial Concerns of Living with GIST

Marlene Morales, MSW
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

Kathy Sarmiento
Alliance for Aging

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Case Presentation - Suzanne George, MD Dana-Farber Cancer Institute View PPT (PDF format)|

Case Presentations by Clinicians

Suzanne George, MD
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

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GIST Case Presentations - Ricardo Gonzales, MD Moffitt Cancer Center

Case Presentations by Clinicians

Ricardo Gonzales, MD
Moffitt Cancer Center

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Case Presentation by Clinicians - Vaia Florou, MD

Case Presentation by Clinicians

Vaia Florou, MD
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

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Presentations/Videos

Pediatric

Understanding Pediatric and SDH-Deficient GIST - Lee Helman, MD

Understanding Pediatric and SDH-Deficient GIST

Lee Helman, MD
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

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Current Research Findings from the US and European Clinics - Venkata Ramesh Bulusu, MD

Current Research Findings from the US and European Clinics

Venkata Ramesh Bulusu, MD
Cambridge University Hospitals, UK

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Q&A with Panel of Physician Experts

Q&A with Panel of Physician Experts

  1. Can you please tell me more about the guadecitabine clinical trial?
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  1.  How can advocates disseminate quality information about this rare disease to community oncologists?
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  1. When should surgery be performed on SDH-Deficient GIST?
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What is SDH, How is it related to cancer and what can be done about it?

What is SDH, how is it related to cancer, and what can be done about it

Eyal Gottlieb, MSc, PhD
Technion-Israel Institute of Technology

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