Pancreatic Cancer Action Network’s Educational Events
The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network hosts educational events for patients and their loved ones in cities across the United States. Our Understanding Pancreatic Cancer Educational Lectures and Seminars are in-person opportunities for patients and families to learn about various topics related to pancreatic cancer from leaders in the field, and to join together in camaraderie. We are also pleased to offer webinars where you can learn about various topics from the comfort of your home.
Upcoming Pancreatic Cancer Lectures
Pancreatic Cancer Lecture – San Diego
Thursday, November 13, 2014
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Sheraton La Jolla
3299 Holiday Court
La Jolla, CA 92037
Register for this event
Nutrition After Surgery and Long Term Management
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
3 – 4 p.m. Pacific Time
Jeannine Mills, MS, RD, CSO, LD
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
Maria Petzel, RD, CSO, LD, CNSC, FAND
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Immune Therapy for Pancreatic Cancer
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
12 – 1 p.m. Pacific Time
Robert H. Vonderheide, MD, DPhil
University of Pennsylvania
Nutrition and Pancreatic Enzymes for Side Effect Management
This webinar discusses common nutritional challenges associated with pancreatic cancer including poor appetite and weight loss. It also covers tips to obtain the best results from pancreatic enzymes.
This webinar was recorded on October 28, 2014. The presenters are Maria Petzel, RD, CSO, LD, CNSC, FAND, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and Jeannine Mills, MS, RD, CSO, LD, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center. http://youtu.be/bnHkVJ68DcM
Understanding Radiation Therapy and its Role in Treating Patients with Pancreatic Cancer
Christopher Crane, MD – The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
This webinar was recorded on August 18, 2014 http://youtu.be/8fwHAAkjW_8
The Role of Integrative Oncology for Pancreatic Cancer Patients
Richard T. Lee, MD – University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
This webinar was recorded on February 21, 2014. http://youtu.be/pZEGdwVHlMY
Treatment Approaches for Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma
Gauri Varadhachary, MBBS, MD – University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
This webinar was recorded on January 8, 2014. http://youtu.be/t6EtzNSNCYo
Progress Matters: Advancing Research to Fight Pancreatic Cancer
Julie Fleshman, JD, MBA, Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
Lynn Matrisian, PhD, MBA, Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
Anirban Maitra, MBBS, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
This webinar was recorded on November 6, 2013. http://youtu.be/-S8waj6oglQ
Presentations from Previous Educational Events
View slides from past Pancreatic Cancer Educational Events. The slide presentations are provided in pdf format and require Adobe Acrobat Viewer to view the slides.
Other Educational Opportunities
Pancreatic Cancer Symposium -- Los Angeles, CA
Below, please find information for educational events hosted by other organizations and groups.
Pancreatic Cancer Awareness and Education Day
Saturday, November 8, 2014
1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
Vivian and Seymour Milstein Family Heart Center
Myrna L. Daniels Auditorium
173 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
Note: Refreshments will be served. For more information and to register online click here.
Ruesch Center Patient Symposium
Fighting a Smarter War on Cancer
Saturday, December 6, 2014
8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center
3800 Reservoir Road, NW
Washington, DC 20007
Note: Lunch will be provided. For more information and to register online click here.
Online Educational Opportunities
Exploring Your Treatment Options for PNET
Inspire joined with its patient advocacy organization partners that support the PNET Support Community to present a webinar, “Exploring Your Treatment Options for PNET: A webinar with Dr. Eric Liu.” A neuroendocrine oncologist, Liu is director of the Neuroendocrine Center at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He is considered an expert in pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (PNETs). Click here to view a video recording of the webinar.
Focus on Pancreatic Cancer Conference
Hosted by Abramson Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania
This conference was held on March 2, 2012. Click here to view a video of the live program and the agenda for the conference.
Surviving and Thriving: Life with Cancer is a podcast series that focuses on the unique issues of cancer survivors and their loved ones. This series is produced in partnership by the Wellness Community (TWC) and CR Magazine. Please follow the link below to listen to these archived podcasts.
Patient Power® connects you with the latest news for your health concern though online radio programs and videos. The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network has partnered with Patient Power to develop future pancreatic cancer programming. View these shows here.
Information provided by the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, Inc. (“PanCAN”) is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, treatment or other health care services. PanCAN may provide information to you about physicians, products, services, clinical trials or treatments related to pancreatic cancer, but PanCAN does not recommend nor endorse any particular health care resource. In addition, please note that any personal information you provide to PanCAN’s associates during telephone and/or email communications may be stored and used to help PanCAN achieve its mission of assisting patients with, and finding cures and treatments for, pancreatic cancer. Stored constituent information may be used to inform PanCAN programs and activities. Information also may be provided in aggregate or limited formats to third parties to guide future pancreatic cancer research and treatment efforts. PanCAN will not provide personal directly identifying information (such as your name or contact information) to such third parties without your prior written consent unless required or permitted by law to do so.