GCF Newsletter : September 2016

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New KeVita Partnership for Gastric Cancer Research

We are excited to announce an exciting new partnership with KeVita, a probiotics beverage company, to support stomach cancer research! KeVita is launching a highly-promoted app campaign encouraging people to share their #innerselfie with a custom stylized photo to their social networks. With each post shared, KeVita will donate $1 to the Gastric Cancer Foundation for stomach cancer researchCheck out Kevita for more information and be sure to tag us in YOUR #innerselfie on facebook and twitter!

Bay Area Chinese TV Highlights Gastric Cancer Foundation


This month, Foundation Board Member Alice Leung and Stanford Radiology Oncologist Albert Koong, MD, were interviewed for a special health segment on San Francisco’s KTSF television to call attention to the Asian population’s 30% greater propensity to be diagnosed with stomach cancer. Watch the full segment here.

Lilly Oncology National Sponsorship

We are proud to announce that Lilly Oncology has renewed its support as a National Sustaining Sponsor of the Foundation. Eli Lilly’s partnership and generosity will enable the Foundation to further intensify its programs to raise awareness and expand research.  Thank you Eli Lilly!
 

Immunotherapy & Gastric Cancer

There have been many questions about how immunotherapy may apply to treating stomach cancer tumors.  Check out this interview in Targeted Oncology about the challenges and outlook for this targeted therapy with gastric cancer and recent gastric cancer trials where this therapy is being studied.

Look for your invite to our Friday, November 18 annual event in your inbox or mailbox this month. See details here.

“Guts & Butts” Reaches $11k!

The Pismo Beach clean up and gastric cancer fundraiser today has reached $11K in donations! Let’s not stop here. You can still support the event and gastric cancer research by clicking here to learn more about the 2nd Annual John Gyselbrecht Memorial Guts & Butts event.
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