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Saturday May 14, 2016 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT
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12:30 Check in
1:00 Welcome message
1:15 Program begins
5:00 - 6:00 Table Talk / Refreshments
6:30 Social event at Day's Inn Inner Harbor


Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center 
1550 Orleans Street
Albert Owens Auditorium
Baltimore, MD 21231

Driving Directions 


Days Inn Inner Harbor100 Hopkins Place, Baltimore MD offers a Spotlight on Gastric Cancer group room rate of $99.00 per night plus 15.5% tax.

To get the group rate please call the hotel directly at 410-576-1000 x1 to make your reservation and reference group discount code SGCC. This special rate is not available through online booking.

Note: NSFC has been informed (as of April 29) that the Days Inn Inner Harbor is fully booked now for the weekend of our event.

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Lord Baltimore Hotel, 20 W Baltimore Street, Baltimore MD offers a special rate of $189 per night to our group.

To get the group rate please call the hotel directly at 855-539-1928 and reference No Stomach For Cancer group code 0516NOSTCA

Event Contact 

Jon Florin
No Stomach For Cancer

3rd Annual Spotlight on Gastric Cancer

The Spotlight on Gastric Cancer is a great opportunity for those in the stomach cancer community, the medical community, and the general public to come together to learn more about gastric cancer and connect with others impacted by this disease.

Program Overview

Beth Lambert, No Stomach For Cancer

Signs, symptoms and workup of Gastric Cancer

Nita Ahuja, M.D.
Director of Sarcoma and Peritoneal Surface Malignancy Program, the Johns Hopkins Hospital
Professor of Surgery

Fabian Johnston, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, Johns Hopkins University

When Acid Reducers Just Aren’t Working:  Endoscopy Inside and Out
Flexible Endoscopic Surgery for Stomach Cancer

Saowanee  Ngamruengphong, M.D.,
Therapeutic Endoscopy Fellow
Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology. the Johns Hopkins Hospital

Which Wave Comes First:  Chemotherapy, Radiation or Gastric Surgery?

Mark Duncan, M.D., F.A.C.S
Associate Professor of Surgery and Oncology, Johns Hopkins Bayview

Clinical trials

Sherry M. Wren MD, FACS, FCS (ECSA)
Vice Chair for Professional Development and Diversity, Professor of Surgery
Director of Global Surgery, Center for Global Health and Innovation Stanford University
Director Clinical Surgery Palo Alto Veterans Hospital

Making a Painless Decision about Palliative Care and Hospice

Paula Noe, M.D, Palliative Care Specialist
Department General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview


Brooke M. McLaughlin, MS, GC
Genetic Counselor
Division of Hematology/Medical Oncology Mayo Clinic

A Patient’s Story Demonstrates Hope Works against Hopeless Odds

Stephanie Smith, Oncology RN
Over 5-year, Stage IIIC gastric cancer survivor

A Celebrity Chef’s experience with stomach cancer and gastrectomy

Hans Rueffert

A Caregiver’s true Story of Love, Life, and Death

Author Steven Zarycki

Questions & Answers

Table Talk / Reception

Social Event

Please join us for refreshments and conversation at the Days Inn Inner Harbor.

A special thank you to Days Inn Inner Harbor and their generous donation of accommodations.


The event is Free and open to everyone.

We simply request your registration information and number of attendees.  

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