GSUK Patient Meetings - 2012 Video Reports

A Gastro-Intestinal Stromal Tumour is rare, but you are not alone!

Oxford Meeting - October 2012

Approximately 80 patients carers and interested professionals attended this event. We are very much indebted to Steve Hatch who has prepared the following videos of the presentations.

Speakers

Introduction
Judith Robinson
Chair, Gist Support UK
 

Research-driven Clinical Decision Making
Professor Bass Hassan, Department of Medical Oncology, Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, Oxford

PAWS (Paediatric, Adolescent,Wild-type,Syndromic) GIST - an update
Jayne Bressington
Trustee, GIST Support UK

The Role of the Clinical Nurse Specialist
Pippa Large, Clinical Support Nurse Nuffield Orthopaedic and Oxford Cancer Centre

An Introduction to Maggie's Cancer Centres
Dr Claire Marriot, Centre Head and Chartered Clinical Psychologist

GIST Support UK Update & Closing
Judith Robinson, Gist Support UK
 

Newcastle Meeting - April 2012

Approximately 80 patients carers and interested professionals attended this event.
We are very much indebted to Steve Hatch who has prepared the following videos of the presentations.

Speakers

Tumour Banking and what Patients can do to help themselves
Professor Andy Hall
Director, Northern Institute for Cancer Research

PAWS (Paediatric, Adolescent,Wild-type,Syndromic) GIST - an update
Jayne Bressington, Trustee, GIST Support UK
 

Adjuvant GIST - The Evidence New approaches to the treatment of GIST
Peter Stevens, Clinical Research Associate, Newcastle Cancer Centre

Patient Choice re. Adjuvant Therapy
Dr Mark Verrill, Consultant Medical Oncologist, Northern Centre for Cancer Care

GSUK News, Future Plans and Discussion
Judith Robinson, Chair, GIST Support UK