Stomach Cancer Symposium

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Duke Cancer Institute and "No Stomach for Cancer" are co-hosting a symposium "Spotlight on Stomach Cancer" from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 2, at the Trent Semans Great Hall, Duke University. The event is free-of-charge and open to patients, caregivers, *providers and the general public. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Spotlight topics include:

  • stomach cancer trends and risk factors
  • testing for and treatment of Helicobacter pylori
  • stomach cancer screening and diagnosis
  • genetic considerations
  • diagnosis and management of resectable disease
  • radiation treatment
  • clinical trials
  • a nurse's perspective on stomach cancer
  • a patient's perspective on stomach cancer
  • information for caregivers
  • nutrition after gastrectomy
  • survivorship care

*There will be CME credits offered.