Continuing Educational Opportunities for Healthcare Professionals

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The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network is joining leading organizations to offer the following continuing education opportunities for healthcare professionals.

4th Cancer Cachexia Conference: Insights into New Discoveries and Translational Therapies
September 14 – 16, 2018
Philadelphia, PA

This biannual meeting, international in scope, will feature leading scientists and physician-scientists actively working in cancer cachexia. Oral and poster presentations along with time allotted for social interactions will fill the 2 1/2-day program. A half-day pre-meeting will focus on the advancement of clinical trials in the field and will provide new sessions for better diagnosing the cachexia syndrome in cancer patients.
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AACR Special Conference on Pancreatic Cancer: Advances in Science and Clinical Care
September 21 – 24, 2018
Boston, Massachusetts

This will be the fifth AACR Special Conference on pancreatic cancer in the last decade. The Conference Cochairs have selected topics that span basic, translational and clinical pancreatic cancer research, including sessions on imaging and diagnostics that have the potential to directly impact survival rates. Other topics that will be presented include genetic testing, immunology and immunotherapy, management of local disease, metabolism and metabolomics, precision medicine, signaling and oncogenes and the tumor microenvironment. The program will conclude with a panel discussion that will focus on multi-national initiatives in pancreatic cancer clinical trials.
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Mayo Clinic Pancreatic Cancer and Hepato-Biliary Symposium 2018
October 27 – 28, 2018
Scottsdale, AZ

The program is designed to provide a multidisciplinary overview on the importance of early diagnosis and treatment considerations, including surgery and new pharmacological agents, and how to incorporate these into clinical practice. There will also be a focus on emerging immuno-oncology and molecular profiling options.
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Pancreas Cancer Symposium: State-of-the-Art 2018 and Beyond
November 30, 2018
New York, New York

This one-day course in conjunction with the Center for Pancreas Cancer Research at Memorial Sloan Kettering will review the epidemiology, genomic, molecular and pathologic underpinnings of pancreatic cancer along with discussing diagnostic and therapeutic approaches for localized, locally advanced and metastatic pancreas adenocarcinoma. An emphasis will be on multidisciplinary decision making and will include a case-based focus. The course will also discuss novel treatments under development and where the field is heading.

This course is designed for medical and surgical oncologists, gastroenterologists, internal medicine specialists, pathologists, geneticists, pharmacists, nursing, advanced practice practitioners, trainees and other disciplines. It is held in partnership with the David M. Rubenstein Center for Pancreatic Cancer Research.
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Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium
January 17-19, 2019
San Francisco, CA

Join colleagues from across the globe to discover and share research in treating gastrointestinal cancers. Pancreatic Cancer Action Network will have a booth in the Exhibit Hall.
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AACR Annual Meeting 2019
March 29 – Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Atlanta, Georgia

The AACR Annual Meeting program covers the latest discoveries across the spectrum of cancer research—from population science and prevention; to cancer biology, translational, and clinical studies; to survivorship and advocacy—and highlights the work of the best minds in research and medicine from institutions all over the world. More information about the AACR Annual Meeting 2019 will be available online and in the Call for Abstracts in late August 2018.
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Oncology Nursing Society Congress
April 11–14, 2019
Anaheim, CA

Join nursing peers for four days of learning, networking and advancing the oncology nursing profession. Pancreatic Cancer Action Network will have a booth in the Exhibit Hall.
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ASCO Annual Meeting
May 31-June 4, 2019
Chicago, IL

The Annual Meeting brings together more than 30,000 oncology professionals from around the world to discuss state-of-the-art treatment modalities, new therapies and ongoing controversies in the field. Pancreatic Cancer Action Network representatives will be available in booth 3024 in the Exhibit Hall.
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