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 Lectures

Arizona
Pancreatic Cancer Lecture – Phoenix
Thursday, February 12, 2015
6 – 8 p.m.
Scottsdale Marriott at McDowell Mountains
16770 North Perimeter Drive
Scottsdale, AZ, 85260
Register here


Upcoming Educational Webinars

Immune Therapy for Pancreatic Cancer
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
12 – 1 p.m. Pacific Time

Robert H. Vonderheide, MD, DPhil
University of Pennsylvania

Register here

Treatment Approaches for Pancreatic Cancer
Thursday, January 8, 2015
9 – 10 a.m. Pacific Time

Hedy Lee Kindler, MD
University of Chicago Medicine

Register here


Educational Webinars – Previously recorded

Nutrition After Surgery and Long Term Management
This webinar describes short- and long-term nutritional guidelines after surgery. The presentation also covers general healthy eating tips, vitamins and supplements.

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/1qJeV341J5Q

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

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

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

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.

Washington, D.C.
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

Medical Update on Pancreatic Cancer
CancerCare Educational Workshop
Wednesday, January 7, 2015
1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time
Note: Registrants can listen-in live over the phone or online as a webcast. For more information and to register online, click here.

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.

 

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.