Update on Workup and Treatment of Gastric Adenocarcinoma

This webinar will provide an update on the current multidisciplinary workup and treatment of patient with gastric adenocarcinoma. Dr. Chin Hur (Gastroenterology) will discuss screening endoscopy and staging with endoscopic ultrasound. Dr. Sam Yoon (Surgical Oncology) will describe the extent of gastric resection and lymphadenectomy with a focus on minimally invasive robotic surgery. Dr. Ryan Moy (Medical Oncology) will describe the current use of chemotherapy for locally advanced disease and metastatic disease as well as targeted therapies and immunotherapy. Each panelist will give a 15-20 minute didactic presentation with PowerPoint slides, then review some cases or have a Q&A

The target audience for this course is physicians to see patients at risk for gastric cancer and patients who are diagnosed with gastric cancer. We welcome participation of allied health professionals including nurse practitioners and physician assistants who are integral members of the treatment team. Residents and fellows in training are encouraged to participate in the course.

Upon conclusion of this activity, participants will be better able to:
• Recognize which individual should be screened for gastric cancer
• Describe the appropriate workup and treatment of patients with newly diagnosed gastric cancer
• Discuss the latest surgical and medical therapies of gastric cancer

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Tuesday, June 28 at 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Event Type

For Professionals, Continuing Medical Education


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