2014 GIST Summit
The 2014 GIST Summit was held Saturday September 13, 2014 at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.
We had another exciting program this year, with an impressive group of experts and a wide range of topics.
This Summit wassponsored through educational grants from Novartis Oncology, Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, and Pfizer. The program was a full day, with breakfast, lunch, dinner and refreshments provided.
Agenda for GIST Summit 2014
|8:00 am||Breakfast and registration|
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
Jonathan C. Trent, M.D., Ph.D., Director, Sarcoma Medical Research Program and Professor of Medicine, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Miami Health System, Miami, FL
GIST 101: Much to Learn About GIST
|10:20 am||Robert S. Benjamin, M.D., P. H. and Fay E. Robinson, Distinguished Professor, Division of Cancer Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX||
Reflections on GIST
George D. Demetri, MD, Professor, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Director, Center for Sarcoma and Bone Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA
Filming Patient Testimonials
|1:45 pm||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 GISTView Slides
Workshops (Break-Out Sessions)
|3:15 pm||coffee break|
|3:45 pm||Danny Yakoub MD PhD on behalf of Alan Livingstone, MD., Chair of the Department of Surgery at UHealth, University of Miami Health System, FL||
The Surgeon’s Role in Contemporary GIST Surgery—How Much is Enough?
|4:30 pm||Ask the Experts Open Panel Chaired by
Alexander Lazar, MD PhD and Neeta Somaiah, MD
|5:30 pm||Closing Remarks and Adjourn to Dinner|