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Ottawa GIST Day of Learning – September 28, 2019

Thank you to everyone who participated in our 10th GIST Day of Learning. There were 43 people including attendees and speakers, with people joining us from New Brunswick, Quebec, Nunavut, British Columbia, New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts and many parts of Ontario.

Group Photo

Ottawa Event and Conference Centre

Ottawa, Ontario

Speakers

To view or download the speakers’ presentations, please click the link to the left of the title page of the presentation

Title Slide - The Biology of GIST

The Biology of GIST: What Every Patient Needs to Know

David Josephy, Ph.D.

President,
GIST Sarcoma Life Raft Group Canada

https://liferaftgroup.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/David-Josephy-The-Biology-of-GIST.pdf

 


 

Title Slide - Your GIST Journey

Your GIST Journey – A Round-Table Discussion

Hazel McLeod

Director,
GIST Sarcoma Life Raft Group Canada


 

Title Slide - Medical Management of GIST

Medical Management of GIST

Amirrtha Srikanthan, M.D.

Medical Oncologist,
The Ottawa Cancer Hospital Cancer Centre, Ottawa, Ontario

https://liferaftgroup.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Dr.-Srikanthan-Medical-Management-of-GIST.pdf


 

Title Slide - Surgical Management of GIST

Surgical Management of GIST

Carolyn Nessim, M.D.

Surgical Oncologist,
The Ottawa Cancer Hospital Cancer Centre, Ottawa, Ontario

Presentation Slides will be available by November 2019


 

Interventional Radiology Approaches to Treat Recurrent GIST

DaeHee Kim, M.D.

Interventional Radiologist,
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York

Presentation Slides are not available


 

Title Slide - SideEQ

SideEQ – Personalized Side Effects Management

Pete Knox

Senior Director, Research,
The Life Raft Group (USA), Wayne, New Jersey

https://liferaftgroup.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Pete-Knox-SideEQ-Personalized-Side-Effects-Management.pdf


 

GIST Patient Handbook - Second Edition - English

Introducing the Second Edition of the GIST Patient Handbook

Laetitia Tam

Director,
GIST Sarcoma Life Raft Group Canada

https://liferaftgroup.ca/gist-patient-handbook/


 

Title Slide for Poster - Avapritinib

Avapritinib Program Update for the GIST Patient and Caregiver Community

Maria Roche, NP

Senior Medical Director, Clinical Development, Blueprint Medicines, Cambridge, Massachusetts

https://www.blueprintmedicines.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Blueprint-Medicines-ASCO-2019-Avapritinib-GIST-Poster.pdf

Presentation Slides are not available but this poster from the 2019 ASCO conference provides most of the same information

Questions? or for more information, please contact

Malcolm Sutherland
malcolm.sutherland@liferaftgroup.ca 
855-574-4478

We gratefully acknowledge our GIST Day of Learning sponsors