2012 Focus On Gastrointestinal Cancers


March 2, 2012
Hilton Hotel, 4200 City Avenue, Philadelphia, PA

Conference Co-Chairs
Jeffrey Drebin, MD, PhD, FACS
Michael Kochman, MD, FACP, AGAF, FASGE
James Metz, MD
Anil Rustgi, MD
Weijing Sun, MD

The Focus On Gastrointestinal Cancers Conference is a full day designed to address the personal and medical issues facing those with gastrointestinal cancer (colon, rectum, esophagus, stomach cancer); including those in treatment, survivors, their loved ones, and caregivers. Get information on the latest advances in gastrointestinal cancer risk, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, symptom management and psychosocial issues; as well as the opportunity to network and gain support from other gastrointestinal cancer survivors.

Agenda [PDF]

View Invitation [PDF]

OncoLink Brown Bag Webchat - Focus On Gastrointestinal Cancers

Conference Presentations

Overview of OncoLink
Maggie Hampshire, BSN, RN, OCN

COLON AND RECTUM CONCURRENT SESSION

ESOPHAGEAL AND STOMACH CANCERS CONCURRENT SESSION

Taking Charge of Your Care - for African Americans

El Cáncer Colorectal (colon y recto)
Carmen Guerra, MD, MSCE, FACP

Help for the Caregiver
Mark Francis, PhD

Exercise for Healthy Living
Andrea Branas, MSE, MPT, CLT

Nutrition - During and After Treatment
Lauren Ginipro, RD, LDN

Monitoring for Recurrence
Suzanne McGettigan, MSN, CRNP

Coping with the Uncertainty of Recurrence
Ruth Steinman, MD

Focus On Gastrointestinal Cancers

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