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Agenda for GIST Summit 2015

 

8:00 am Breakfast and registration
9:00 am Welcome
Neeta Somaiah, M.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Sarcoma Medical Oncology, Division of Cancer Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 
 
9:05 am

Robert S. Benjamin, M.D., P. H. Distinguished Professor, Division of Cancer Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

GIST and imatinib in 2015:  Who should be treated and for how long?


10:00 am  coffee
10:20 am Alexander Lazar, M.D., Ph.D., Department of Pathology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center  Selective (Soft Tissue) Pathology Fellowship Training Program, Houston, TX

GIST 201: the Pathology of GIST

 

 11:15 am Raphael Pollock, M.D., Ph.D.,
Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center, Professor of Surgery, Chief of Surgical Services, James Cancer Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Contemporary Issues in Surgical Management of Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor

12:00 noon  Lunch

Filming Patient Testimonials
Poster Display
Visiting with Speakers and Pharmaceutical Representatives

2:15 pm Jonathan A. Fletcher, M.D., Dana-Farber Cancer Institute / Harvard Cancer Center, Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, Boston, MA

Translating GIST Research into Targeted Therapeutics

3:15 pm   coffee break
3:45 pm Neeta Somaiah, M.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Sarcoma Medical Oncology, Division of Cancer Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Building A New Paradigm in Combination Therapy: Trends and Pivotal Trials

 

4:45 pm Ask the Experts Open Panel Discussion with All the GIST Expert Physicians
6:00 pm  Closing Remarks and Adjourn to Dinner

 



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