Join Us at the 6th Annual GIST Day of Learning in Toronto *** Schedule Updated ***
Register Now for the GIST Day of Learning in Toronto.
Registration deadline is approaching. Please Register today.
The GIST Day of Learning is a free all day conference that is open to people who have GIST, family members, caregivers, those who work with GIST patients, and anyone who wishes to learn more about this rare cancer.
Space is limited so please register early.
Saturday October 21, 2017 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Doors open at 8:30 AM
to be held at
Toronto Don Valley Hotel & Suites 175 Wynford Drive Toronto, ON M3C 1J3
6th Annual GIST Day of Learning
This all day conference will include
4 educational sessions with Q & A
Lots of opportunity to mix and mingle with presenters and attendees
Buffet lunch provided along with morning & afternoon refreshments
Annual General Meeting held during lunch
8:30 – 9:15
Check-in Continental Breakfast Buffet
9:15 – 9:30
Opening remarks and introductions
9:30 – 10:30
“Highlights from New Horizon GIST Conference (October 2017)” David Josephy – LRGC President
10:30 – 11:00
Group Photo followed by Mid Morning Break
11:00 – 12:00
“Patient Self-Advocacy: An approach to getting the best GIST care” Laetitia Tam – LRGC Director; Liz Aguiar – GIST patient and advocate
12:00 – 1:30
Buffet Lunch Annual General Meeting of GIST Sarcoma Life Raft Group Canada (12:45 to 1:15)
1:30 – 2:30
“Strategies in Managing Side Effects of Oral Cancer Drugs” Alia Thawer – Pharmacist at Sunnybrook Odette Cancer Centre, Toronto
2:30 – 3:00
Mid Afternoon Break
3:00 – 4:00
“Investigational Drugs / Clinical Trials for GIST” Dr. Albi Razak – Site lead for Sarcoma Medical Oncology
at both Princess Margaret Cancer Center, Toronto and Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto
4:00 – 4:15
The GIST Day of Learning will begin at 9:00 AM and end at 4:00 PM
Doors open at 8:30 AM.
Thank you to our sponsors Pfizer and Novartis for supporting this annual educational program
Toronto Don Valley Hotel & Suites
For those attendees who wish to stay at the hotel, please contact the hotel directly to make reservations. Please book early for the best rates.