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Halifax GIST Day of Learning – May 26, 2018

Thank you to everyone who participated in the inaugural Halifax GIST Day of Learning on May 26, 2018. We welcomed over 20 participants from across the Maritimes for a day of learning, discussion, and fun!

We had informative presentations and many lively discussions including:

“Out of the Darkness and into the Light: Management of GIST in 2018”
Dr. Mark Dorreen – Medical Oncologist (retired), Dalhousie University
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“Avapritinib update for the GIST patient and caregiver community” (Online session)
Jim Baker – Vice President, Blueprint Medicines
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“Round Table Discussion”
Hazel McLeod – Director, GIST Sarcoma Life Raft Group Canada

“GIST 101: An Introduction to the Biology of GIST”
David Josephy – President, GIST Sarcoma Life Raft Group Canada
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“Introducing the GIST Patient Handbook”
Laetitia Tam – Director, GIST Sarcoma Life Raft Group Canada
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  • Halifax GDOL 2018 - Dr. Dorreen
    Dr. Mark Dorreen - Medical Oncologist (retired), Dalhousie University

This event would not have been a success without the sponsorship from following companies:

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Blueprint Medicines

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