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Vancouver GDOL

GIST Sarcoma Life Raft Group Canada is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the GIST Day of Learning in Vancouver.  The GIST Day of Learning is a one-day conference that provides education and support for people living with Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumours (GISTs), which are soft-tissue sarcomas that can occur anywhere along the GI tract.  The Day of Learning will cover many aspects of living with and understanding GIST and provide an update on investigational new drugs being evaluated in clinical trials for GIST.  It will also be a great opportunity for you to connect with other GIST patients, caregivers and the presenters.

The Day of Learning is free and open to people who have GIST,  family members,  caregivers, healthcare providers and anyone who wishes to learn more about GIST.

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Saturday April 27, 2019
9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Best Western Plus Chateau Granville Hotel
1100 Granville St, 
Vancouver, BC  V6Z 2B6

We have reserved a block of hotel guest rooms for GIST Day of Learning attendees at the special group rate of $149.00 per night.

Rooms must be booked by March 27, 2019 to get this special rate.  
Please contact Life Raft Group Canada for details.This all-day conference will include:   

  • 5 educational sessions including Q & A
  • Lots of opportunity to mix and mingle   
  • Continental breakfast, lunch and refreshments

These are some of the topics that will be discussed at the Vancouver GIST Day of Learning:

  • The Biology of GIST 
  • The importance of mutational testing in GIST
  • Treatment of Advanced GIST    Your GIST Journey – A Round-Table Discussion   
  • Clinical trials for GIST
  • Avapritinib program update for GIST patient & caregiver community
    …The GIST Day of Learning agenda and speakers will be announced soon. 

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