Spotlight on Stomach Cancer Symposium

Sat, 10/26/2019 - 8:00am to 2:00pm

Save-the-Date for this patient-interactive event hosted by the University of Arizona Division of  Gastroenterology & Hepatology, the UA Cancer Center and

When: Saturday, October 26, 2019, 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: HSIB Forum, Health Sciences Innovation Building, UA Health Sciences Campus – Tucson
Directions: Google Maps!

We are happy to announce our Fall 2019 Spotlight on Stomach Cancer on Oct. 26 at the Health Sciences Innovation Building (HSIB) at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Campus in Tucson. The Spotlight on Stomach Cancer is an excellent opportunity for those in the stomach cancer community, the medical community, and the general public to come together to learn more about stomach cancer and connect with others impacted by this disease.

This FREE event is open to the general public, patients, and caregivers. The event begins at 8 a.m. and ends at approximately 2 p.m.—with a reception to follow at 5:30 p.m. at the Arizona Inn.


Spotlight Topics

  • Infectious Causes in Vulnerable Populations
  • H. pylori in Hispanic Populations
  • H. pylori & Gastric Cancer in Native Americans
  • Impact of the Genome on Risk, Diagnosis, and Family
  • Genetic Counseling
  • Multi-Disciplinary Treatment Approaches
  • Healthy Living without a Stomach

Confirmed Speakers

You can view and download the full program as well as the flyer for this event below: 

Local Accommodations

Discounted hotel options at:
Holiday Inn Express & Suites
1564 W. Grant Road, Tucson AZ 85745
Tel: (520) 624-3200

Education. Prevention. Outreach. Awareness.

We look forward to meeting you soon at the Spotlight on Stomach Cancer at the University of Arizona Cancer Center in Tucson.

Please don't forget to book your room and plan your visit. The event begins at 8 a.m. on Oct. 26 and ends at approx. 2:00 p.m. with a reception to begin at 5:30. 

Title Sponsor: RedHill Biopharma 

For questions about the program, please contact: Jon Florin, Executive Director,,

Event Location: 

Health Sciences Innovation Building, HSIB Forum
University of Arizona Health Sciences Campus
1670 E. Drachman St.
Tucson, AZ 85721

Event Coordinator Name: 
Katherine Sepulveda | Administrative Associate, UA Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
(520) 626-3334
Event Contact Department: 
UA Division of Gastroenterology and UA Cancer Center