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GIST Presentations

Here you can find archives of presentations from various Life Raft Group and external events.

Presentations by year:

Report from New Horizons GIST Conference May 2016

Living with Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GIST) by CancerCare Connect Speakers: George D. Demetri, MD, Michael C. Heinrich, MD, and Caroline Edlund, MSW, OSW
New Horizons GIST Conference 2015. Several leading GIST experts present their work at the annual event, which was held in Miami, Florida this year.

GIST 101: Understanding the Basics and Biology behind GIST  by David Josephy, PhD, Professor of Biochemistry, University of Guelph, ON  

The LRG Patient Registry: Research, Education and Support in Practice  by Michelle Durborow, Patient Registry Director, Life Raft Group USA  

GIST and Immunotherapy  by Dr. Yoo-Joung Ko, Medical Oncologist, Sunnybrook Research Institute, Toronto & Rehana Jamani, Student researcher  

Coping with the Emotional Impact of GIST  by Lynn Burrows, Registered Clinical Counsellor
Pathology of Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumours  by Dr. Eugene Hsieh, MDCM, FRCPC, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Radiofrequency Ablation  by Dr. Elizabeth David, MD, FRCPC, Vascular & Interventional Radiologist, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Rare Disorders in Canada  by John Adams, President of CORD (Canadian Organization for Rare Disorders)
GIST Drugs: Mechanisms and Molecular Targets by David Josephy, PhD, Professor, University of Guelph

The Evolution of Drugs Through Stages of Clinical Trial by Caroline Koch, PhD, Medical Advisor, Novartis Pharmaceuticals

Medical Management of GIST by Dr. Yoo-Joung Ko, Medical Oncologist, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

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