Educational Events

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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 Seminars

Oregon
Pancreatic Cancer Seminar – Portland
Saturday, September 6, 2014
8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Oregon Health & Science University
Collaborative Life Sciences Building
2730 SW Moody Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97201
Register for this event

New York
Save the Date!
Pancreatic Cancer Seminar – New York
Friday, October 24, 2014
8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
New York Marriott East Side
525 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10017
Please check back for program details

Upcoming Pancreatic Cancer Lectures

Wisconsin
Pancreatic Cancer Lecture – Milwaukee
Thursday, September 25, 2014
6 – 8 p.m.
Clinical Cancer Center, Froedtert Hospital
9200 W. Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53226
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Educational Webinars -- Previously recorded

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

Pain and Symptom Management in Pancreatic Cancer
Andrew T. Putnam, MD – Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale New Haven
This webinar was recorded on March 5, 2014  http://youtu.be/ClY5yaBxxh8

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

Genetics of Pancreatic Cancer
Randall E. Brand, MD – University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
This webinar was recorded on December 9, 2013.  http://youtu.be/VX17ESxlhao

Current Diagnostic Tools for Pancreatic Cancer
Mark B. Pochapin, MD – NYU Langone Medical Center
This webinar was recorded on November 14, 2013. http://youtu.be/CoezWBizQts

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

Surgical Advances for Pancreatic Cancer
Gagandeep Singh, MD – City of Hope National Comprehensive Cancer Center
This webinar was recorded on August 28, 2013. http://youtu.be/QUzvJ7Gk5rU

Nutrition Management for Pancreatic Cancer
Maria Petzel, RD, CSO, LD, CNSC -- The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
This webinar was recorded on April 17, 2013. http://youtu.be/YL9opRmrm4M

Clinical Trials: A Physician’s Perspective
Daniel A. Laheru, MD, Johns Hopkins University
This webinar was recorded on January 10, 2013. http://youtu.be/ZYHVV4wxnoE

The Biology of Pancreatic Cancer
Lynn Matrisian, PhD – Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
This Webinar was held on December 6, 2012. http://youtu.be/nWi7BGDSmZg

Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors
James Yao, MD, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
This Webinar was held on June 22, 2012. http://youtu.be/wd_eyFmX_hQ


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.

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.
CR Magazine

Patient Power®
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.

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