SFA's Stanford University Patient Education Conference

Sat March 24, 2018 Stanford, CA 94305 US Directions
Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge
291 Campus Drive, LK130
Stanford, CA US 94305

The Sarcoma Foundation of America is bringing its patient education conference program, Ask the Experts, to Stanford, CA, in partnership with the Stanford Sarcoma Program. This premier event brings together key stakeholders such as sarcoma patients, sarcoma survivors, care givers, and expert doctors, to discuss the leading treatments and developments in sarcoma research.

The education conference represents an exceptional opportunity for our members to gain insight and ask questions to leading sarcoma researchers and doctors.  Topic areas may include Developments in Research, Clinical Trials, Medications and Treatments, Immunotherapy, Pediatrics, and more!

Conference Agenda


Saturday, March 24th, 2018
9:00 AM—1:00 PM


9:00-9:10 AM             Welcome: Kristen Ganjoo, MD, Lynn Million, MD

9:10-9:30 AM             Sarcoma Pathology Overview: Matt van de Rijn, MD

9:30-10:10 AM           Multidisciplinary Approach to Sarcoma Management: Raffi Avedian, MD; Rob Steffner, MD; Kristen Ganjoo, MD; Lynn Million, MD; Matt van de Rijn, MD; Nam Bui, MD

10:10-10:30 AM         Clinical Trials Including Immunotherapy: Nam Bui, MD

10:30-10:50 AM         Liquid Biopsy: Matt van de Rijn, MD

10:50-11:00 AM         BREAK

11:00-12:00 PM          Sarcoma Supportive Care: Lauren Legnitto, MSW; Nancy Brook, NP; Darla Watanabe, RN; Tom Fandre

  • Stanford Sarcoma Support Group
  • Mindfulness; Mind/Body/Spirit; Exercise/Fitness
  • Nutrition

12:00-12:15 PM          GRAB LUNCH AND BE SEATED

12:15-1:00 PM            Patient/Expert Question and Answer Session: Raffi Avedian, MD; Rob Steffner, MD; Kristen Ganjoo, MD; Lynn Million, MD; Matt van de Rijn, MD; Nam Bui, MD



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