SEATTLE, Wash., March 23, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — No Stomach For Cancer, an international advocacy organization for stomach cancer, will host its fourth “Spotlight on Gastric Cancer” on Friday, May 12 at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s Pelton Auditorium in Seattle, Wash.
Stomach cancer is currently the third leading cause of cancer deaths, worldwide, with one million new cases diagnosed each year. As a result, any opportunity to learn more about medical advancements and research is a step in the right direction.
The “Spotlight on Gastric Cancer” event presents the ideal platform for those in the stomach cancer community, the medical community and the public to come together to learn more about gastric cancer. For example, what is the history of gastric cancer? What is its current state and what are future hopes? Expert researchers, patients and caregivers will share stories and educate each other about current treatment options for gastric cancer and much more.
The event is free and open to the public. The program runs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and registration can be done online here: 2017 Spotlight on Gastric Cancer – http://www.fredhutch.org/en/events/spotlight-gastric-cancer.html.
“Spotlight on Gastric Cancer” participants are also invited to attend a special Night of Healing following the event at the Courtyard Seattle Downtown/Lake Union at 6:30 p.m.
About No Stomach For Cancer:
No Stomach For Cancer, Inc. (NSFC) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that has a mission to support research and unite the caring power of people, worldwide, who are affected by stomach cancer. Headquartered in Wisconsin, and serving patients across the globe, the organization is a thought leader in stomach cancer awareness and education.
NSFC advances awareness and education about stomach cancer, including Hereditary Diffuse Gastric Cancer (HDGC), provides a support network for affected families, and supports research for screening, early detection, treatment and prevention of stomach cancer.
For more information, visit: https://www.nostomachforcancer.org/.
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Jon Florin, Executive Director
of No Stomach For Cancer
News Source: No Stomach For Cancer