7:45 am - 8:30 am

REGISTRATION & BREAKFAST


8:30 am - 9:00 am

WELCOME & OPENING REMARKS

Teresa Tiano & Katy Kosyachkova
Co-Founders


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9:00 am - 9:25 am

 



9:25 am - 9:30 am

THE NEW WORLD OF GASTRIC CANCER

Dr. Christine Brezden-Masley, MD PHD FRCPC
Keynote Speaker Medical Oncologist, St. Michael’s Hospital


Q&A


PATIENT SPEAKER

Jan Almanzor, 2-year, Stage 3B Survivor

Q&A

9:30 am - 9:45 am

 

9:45 am - 9:50 am


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GENETIC TESTING FOR STOMACH CANCER

Melyssa Aronson, M.S. (C)CGC
Geneticist, Zane Cohen Centre for Digestive Diseases

Q&A

9:50 am - 10:05 am

 


10:05 am - 10:10 am


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10:10 am - 10:25 am

 


10:25 am - 10:30 am

GENOMICS IN ONCOLOGY

Dr. Howard Lim, MD, PHD, FRCPC
Medical Oncologist, BC Cancer Agency

Q&A


MORNING BREAK

10:30 am - 10:45 am


KEYNOTE PATIENT SPEAKER

Mallory Stradecke, Stage 4 Patient

Q&A

10:45 am - 11:00 am

 

11:00 am - 11:05 am


PANEL DISCUSSION

11:05 am - 11:35 am 


LUNCH

11:35 am - 12:15 pm


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12:15 pm - 12:30 pm

 

 


12:30 pm - 12:35 pm

THROUGH THE PATIENTS’ LENS: WORKING WITH PATIENTS AND POLICY-MAKERS TO EXAMINE SYMPTOMS, COSTS AND SURVIVAL FOR STOMACH CANCER

Dr. Natalie Coburn, MD, MPH
Surgical Oncologist, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Q&A


CAREGIVER SPEAKER

Ramandeep Singh Bagga

Q&A

12:40 pm - 12:55 pm

 

12:55 pm - 1:00 pm


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1:00 pm - 1:15 pm

 


1:15 pm - 1:20 pm

PSYCHOSOCIAL EFFECTS OF STOMACH CANCER

Dr. Kien Dang, MD
Psychiatrist, St. Michael’s Hospital

Q&A


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1:20 pm - 1:35 pm

 


1:35 pm - 1:40 pm

NUTRITION AND FINDING THE NEW ‘NORMAL”

Denise Gabrielson RD, MSc
Registered Dietitian, St. Michael’s Hospital

Q&A


AFTERNOON BREAK

1:40 pm - 1:50 pm


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1:50 pm - 2:05 pm

 


2:05 pm - 2:10 pm

SURGERY FOR STOMACH CANCER

Dr. Savtaj Brar, MD MSC FRCSC
Surgical Oncologist, Mount Sinai Hospital

Q&A


LONG-TIME SURVIVOR SPEAKER

Lina Braga-Miranda, 17-year Stage 3 Survivor

Q&A

2:10 pm - 2:25 pm

 

2:25 pm - 2:30 pm


PANEL DISCUSSION

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm


CLOSING STATEMENTS

Teresa Tiano & Katy Kosyachkova

 

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm