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2018 Upper Gastrointestinal Cancer International Symposium

01 6050 0066 Mini Symposium Invite

The Harper Cancer Research Institute, IU School of Medicine South Bend, University of Notre Dame, and Goshen Center for Cancer Care presents the 2018 Upper Gastrointestinal Cancer International Symposium.

Date: Thursday, May 31, 2018

Time: 1 PM

Location: IUSM, 1234 Notre Dame Avenue, South Bend

Registration: CLICK HERE

Tentative Program and Speakers, Time Schedule

Welcoming Remarks and Introduction to Upper GI Cancer

Roderich Schwarz, MD, Goshen Center for Cancer Care (GCCC) & IU School of Medicine-SB (IUSM-SB)

Sharon Stack, PhD, Director, Harper Cancer Research Institute (HCRI

1:00 – 1:15 PM

Multidisciplinary treatment of esophageal cancer

Mitchell Posner, MD, University of Chicago

1:15 – 1:45 PM

Minimally-invasive surgical approaches to esophageal cancer

Urs von Holzen, MD, Goshen CCC and IUSM-SB

1:45 – 2:05 PM

Experimental therapy update for esophageal cancer

Sazzad Hassan, PhD, IUSM and HCRI

2:05 – 2:20 PM

Special considerations for GE junction cancers

Roderich Schwarz, MD, Goshen CCC and IUSM-SB

2:20 – 2:35 PM

Esophageal cancer: questions and community-based case discussion

Panel Discussion

2:35 – 3:05 PM
Intermission 3:05 – 3:20 PM

Gastric cancer: current standards for surgical and multimodal therapy

Mitsuru Sasako, MD, Hyogo College of Medicine, Osaka, Japan

3:20 – 4:05 PM

Gastric cancer standards within the Canadian system

Natalie Coburn, MD, University of Toronto, Canada

4:05 – 4:35 PM

Experimental therapy update for gastric cancer

Niranjan Awasthi, PhD, IUSM and HCRI

4:35 – 4:50 PM

Current and future systemic therapy for upper GI cancer 

David Ilson, MD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York

4:50 – 5:20 PM

Gastric cancer: questions and community-based case discussion

Panel Discussion

5:20 – 5:50 PM
RECEPTION, MEET THE PRESENTERS 5:50 – 7:00 PM

 

Originally published at harpercancer.nd.edu.