2014 day of learning and support

Featuring Dr. Veena Shankaran, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Dr. Flavio Rocha, Virginia Mason Medical Center

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Presentations are available.

 AGENDA For 2014 Event

8:45am WELCOME
9:00am Veena Shankaran, MD
10:00am BREAK
10:15am Linda Kasser, RD, CSO, CD**
11:15am LUNCH (on your own)
12:15pm Laura Yon, LMP**
1:00pm Flavio Rocha, MD
2:00pm BREAK2:15pm Jacquie Henry, RN**
3:15pm Q&A Roundtable**


Veena Shankaran, MD, Assistant Professor, Medical Oncology, University of Washington School of Medicine Assistant Member, Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Flavio Rocha , MD, Director, Digestive Disease Institute Research, Virginia Mason Clinical Researcher, Digestive Disease Institute and Cancer Institute

Dr. Shankaran’s lecture title is, “Systemic Therapy Option for Advanced Neuroendocrine Tumors.”
She is a medical oncologist who specializes in caring for patients with gastrointestinal malignancies, with a particular focus on cancers of the esophagus and stomach.

Dr. Rocha will speak on, “The Role of Local Therapy for Metastatic Carcinoid and PNETs.” He has advanced training in surgical oncology and specializes in liver, biliary tract and pancreatic cancer. His medical interests include liver, pancreatic and biliary tract disease, gastrointestinal cancer and minimally invasive surgery.

**Invited presenters include: Linda Kasser, Nutritionist, SCCA; Laura Yon, Laura Yon Yoga and Bodywork; and Jacque Henry, Nurse Educator, Swedish Medical Center. Q&A Roundtable guests include Stephan Collins, MD, Member – Human Biology Division, FHRC; and Gary Murfin, PhD, Co-Developer, PRRTINFO.org.

*On-site parking available, enter via Republican St @ 9th Ave. For additional questions click here to email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.