2017 Long Island GI Cancer Symposium

Saturday September 23, 2017

This conference has already taken place.

Hyatt Regency Long Island - Hauppauge, NY
1 Day Conference September 23rd, 2017
6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Hours


Gastrointestinal cancer accounts for 3 million new cancer cases and more than 2 million cancer deaths annually. It represents a broad group of cancer of the alimentary tract, ranging from the esophagus, stomach, colorectal, pancreatobiliary and liver. There is an important need to continue educating physicians on the risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis and both medical and surgical treatment options for gastrointestinal cancer. As well as for frequent evaluations and close communication between medical oncologists, radiologists, radiation oncologist, surgeons, and patients to develop a treatment startegy in multidisciplinary setting to improve patient outcomes.

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Dates and Times

Start: 9/23/2017 7:30 AM
End: 9/23/2017 3:00 PM


  • Discuss and identify potential cancer patients who could benefit from immunotherapy and review the role of MSI, PD-1, PD-L1, and other biomarkers.
  • Identify new targeted and systemic therapies in the treatment of gastric, colorectal, hepatobiliary, pancreatic cancer and neuroendocrine cancer with the focus on newly approved FDA agents.
  • Explore novel genomic studies in diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal cancers.
  • Discuss strategies to improve screening options and treatment for liver cancer and treatment options to eradicate hepatitis C.
  • Engage physicians and healthcare workers to best clinical practice in the treatment of gastric, hepatobiliary, colorectal, pancreatic, carcinoid and other GI cancers.


  • Dr. Jela Bandovic
    • Case Discussions - Q & A
  • Dr. Annapurneswara Rao Chimpiri
    • Case Discussions - Q & A
  • Dr. Steven Cohen
    • Case Discussions - Q & A
    • Personalized Treatment of Colorectal Cancer
  • Dr. Paula Denoya
    • Case Discussions - Q & A
  • Dr. Lionel D'Souza
    • Case Discussions - Q & A
    • The Role of Endoscopic Submucosal Resertion in Early GI Neoplasm
  • Dr. Dinko Franceschi
    • Case Discussions - Q & A
  • Dr. Georgios Georgakis
    • Regional Chemotherapy for Treatment of Liver Metastases
  • Dr. Ronan Kelly
    • Case Discussions - Q & A
    • Novel Immunotherapy Options in the Treatment of Gastroesophageal Cancer
  • Dr. Joseph Kim
    • Case Discussions - Q & A
    • Patient Derived Cancer Models for Precision Therapy
  • Dr. Richard Kim
    • Case Discussions - Q & A
    • Optimal Treatment Options for Advanced Hepatobiliary Cancer
  • Dr. Vincent Miller
    • Genomics for Cancer Care; Is it ready for Prime Time?
  • Dr. Pruthvi Patel
    • Screening and Treatment of Hepatitis C and its Role in Liver Cancer
  • Dr. Chiraag Patel
    • Case Discussions - Q & A
  • Dr. Thomas Schiano
    • 2017 Update on Liver Transplant Now and Beyond
    • Case Discussions - Q & A
  • Dr. Alexander Stessin
    • Can You Personalize Radiation Therapy for GI Cancer?
  • Dr. Valmore Suprenant
    • Case Discussions - Q & A
    • Locoregional Therapy for Hepatocellular Cancer
  • Dr. Maoxin Wu
    • Case Discussions - Q & A


Hyatt Regency Long Island
1717 Motor Parkway
Hauppauge, NY 11788


The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.