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Welcome Debbie's Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer
Debbie's Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer is dedicated to raising awareness about stomach cancer, advancing funding for research, and providing education and support internationally to patients, families, and caregivers. DDF seeks as its ultimate goal to make the cure for stomach cancer a reality. Visit our Contact Us Page
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Stomach Cancer Video Lectures & Power Point Presentations

Debbie's Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer is committed to helping patients, family members, caregivers, and healthcare professionals access vital stomach cancer information from world leading stomach cancer thought leaders. Therefore, DDF holds a free Stomach Cancer Education Symposium each year which includes lectures on all aspects of a stomach cancer diagnosis.  DDF also hosts other informational webcasts throughout the year on various topics affecting stomach cancer patients.  The lectures are available year round below.

All content is copyrighted by presenters. Slides are for personal use only and not to be copied, distributed or otherwise altered. The advice given by each lecturer is their own opinion and is not necessarily the opinion of Debbie's Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer. Every patient should have their own medical opinion and diagnosis.

Nutrition Webinars
Nutrition Webinar for the Gastrectomy Patient

Registered Dietician Emily Hogan from PearlPoint Cancer Support and Registered Dietician and Certified Specialist in Oncology Nutrition Angela Hummel from Meals to Heal present Nutrition for the Gastrectomy Patient, including slides and a Q&A session with gastrectomy survivors.

Nutrition Webinar for the Gastric Cancer Patient

Registered Dietician Jennifer Wolfshohl from Meals to Heal presents about Nutrition for the Gastrectomy Patient.  Click on the link below to hear Jennifer's presentation, to see the accompanying powerpoint slides and to hear a Q & A session at the end with Jennifer and DDF's President and Founder Debbie Zelman who is a stage IV stomach cancer survivor.

What is Stomach Cancer?

Gastric Cancer Etiology/Heterogeneity
Lecture by Jaffer A. Ajani, MD 
• Professor of Medicine at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 
• Medical Advisory Board Chair of Debbie's Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer
Stomach Cancer Non-Surgical Treatment

Non-Surgical Treatement Options
Lecture by Atif M. Hussein, MD, MMM, FACP

• Medical Director, Memorial Cancer Institute – East Operations
• Chief, Department of Hematology Oncology Memorial Regional Hospital, Memorial Healthcare System, Hollywood, FL


Treatment for the Non-Surgical Candidate
Lecture by Jaffer A. Ajani, MD

• Professor of Medicine at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas
• Medical Advisory Board Chair for Debbie's Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer

Surgical Options

Novel Surgical Options
Lecture by Adrian Legaspi, MD
• General Surgery/Surgical Oncology and Program Director of Hepatobiliary and Foregut Oncologic Surgery at Mount Sinai Medical Center 


Treatment for the Surgical Candidate & Non-Surgical Palliation for Obstruction
Lecture by Michael A. Choti, MD, MBA 
• Professor of Surgery at the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 
• Medical Advisory Board Member of Debbie's Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer

Surgical Therapy of Stomach Cancer
Lecture by Michael A. Choti, MD, MBA 
 
• Professor of Surgery at the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 
• Medical Advisory Board Member of Debbie's Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer
Radiation Treatment

Radiation Oncology
Lecture by Joel E. Tepper, MD

• Professor of Cancer Research, Department of Radiation Oncology UNC/Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
• Medical Advisory Board Member of Debbie's Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer


Radiation Issues
Lecture by A. William Blackstock, MD

• Professor of Radiation Oncology at Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina
• Medical Advisory Board Member of Debbie's Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer

Side Effect Management

Side Effect Management
Lecture by Michael Cusnir, MD 
 
• Attending Physician, Mount Sinai Comprehensive Cancer Center and Mount Sinai Medical Center. Miami Beach, Florida

Side Effect Management
Lecture by Atif M. Hussein, MD, MMM, FACP

• Medical Director, Memorial Cancer Institute – East Operations
• Chief, Department of Hematology Oncology Memorial Regional Hospital, Memorial Healthcare System, Hollywood, FL

Clinical Trials Information

De-Mystifying Clinical Trials
Lecture by Jordan D. Berlin, MD
• Professor of Medicine, Ingram Professor of Cancer Research Clinical Director, GI Oncology Program Director, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, Nashville, Tennessee
• Medical Advisory Board Member of Debbie's Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer


Clinical Trials Information
Lecture by Jordan D. Berlin, MD 
• Professor of Medicine, Ingram Professor of Cancer Research Clinical Director, GI Oncology Program Director, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, Nashville, Tennessee 

Medical Advisory Board Member of Debbie's Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer


Gastric Cancer Standards of Care and Clinical Trials
Lecture by Jordan D. Berlin, MD 
• Professor of Medicine, Ingram Professor of Cancer Research Clinical Director, GI Oncology Program Director, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, Nashville, Tennessee 
• Medical Advisory Board Member of Debbie's Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer
Integrative Medicine & Complimentary Therapies

Integrative Medicine
Lecture by Kathleen Wesa, MD 
• Assistant Attending Physician Integrative Medicine Service at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 
• Medical Advisory Board Member of Debbie's Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer

Integrative Oncology: Complementary Therapies for Patients with Stomach Cancer
Lecture by Kathleen Wesa, MD 
• Assistant Attending Physician Integrative Medicine Service at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 
• Medical Advisory Board Member of Debbie's Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer
Genetics

Gastric Cancer: The Disease & Genetic Testing
Lecture by Mary F. Mulcahy, MD 
• Associate Professor in Medicine-Hematology/Oncology, Radiology and Surgery-Vascular at Northwestern's Feinberg Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 
• Medical Advisory Board Member of Debbie's Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer
Genomics

Genomics
Lecture by Adam Bass, MD

• Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine and Division of Cellular and Molecular Oncology at Harvard Medical School and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
• Medical Advisory Board Member of Debbie's Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer

Nutrition

Nutritional Considerations
Lecture by Sandy Sotnick, MSRD, CDE

• Oncology Dietitian at Mount Sinai Comprehensive Center

Psychosocial Issues of a Cancer Diagnosis

Psychosocial Issues
Lecture by Elizabeth Harvey, PhD 
• CEO of International Consulting Oncology, LLC, Interventionalist at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and Private Psychotherapy Practice in New York City for cancer patients & their families 
• Medical Advisory Board Member of Debbie's Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer
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