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

PanCAN Supported Continuing Education Opportunities

The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network is partnering with leading organizations to invite your participation in the following continuing education opportunities for healthcare professionals.

2022 Multidisciplinary Pancreatic Cancer Symposium

February 19, 2022 Virtual Attendance

This virtual CME Event will feature a range of discussions about the latest advancements in pancreatic cancer diagnosis and treatment, presented by UPMC faculty and guest speakers. Topics include screening and genetics, molecular alterations, targeted therapy, and biomarkers of response and surveillance, new surgical techniques, multimodality therapy and the role of adjuvant, neoadjuvant, radiation therapy, and palliative care.

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Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer Management: Optimizing Outcomes for More Patients

Ongoing Activity Virtual Attendance

The purpose of this activity is to review current and emerging frontline treatment options for the optimal management of metastatic pancreatic cancer by improving the knowledge and competency of oncologists to ensure patients receive the latest evidence-based care and timely treatment, as well as to optimize outcomes. Upon completion of this activity, participants will have an increased knowledge regarding the factors that impact treatment for metastatic pancreatic cancer, including biomarkers and patient presentation, as well as increased knowledge of clinical evidence for available or emerging frontline treatment options for patients with advanced pancreatic cancer. Participants will have a greater competence related to selecting personalized, evidenced-based frontline therapy for patients with metastatic pancreatic cancer and implementing maintenance poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase (PARP) inhibitor therapy for eligible patients. Authors: Eileen O’Reilly, MD; Michael Pishvaian, MD. Credit valid through June 28, 2022.

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Additional Continuing Education Opportunities

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

 

PancreasFest 2022: Pancreas 360

July 21 – 12, 2022 Pittsburgh, PA

PancreasFest 2022: Pancreas 360° (PF22) is an accredited educational program designed for pancreatologists, gastroenterologists, surgeons, pediatricians, pathologists, radiologists, and all interested medical professionals committed to pancreas disease management. 2022 highlights will include pancreatitis, pancreatic cancer, a pancreatic pain section, and a special pediatric pancreatitis feature.

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ONS Bridge

September 13 – 15, 2022 Virtual Attendance

This premier virtual conference is designed to connect you to resources and education that promote excellence in oncology nursing and the transformation of cancer care.

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AACR Special Conference: Pancreatic Cancer

September 13 – 16, 2022 Boston, MA

Spanning basic, translational and clinical research, this conference will address the latest developments in all areas of pancreatic cancer research. The program will focus on incorporating numerous talks from submitted abstracts to highlight the advancements and diversity of the pancreatic cancer research field. Special sessions will present cutting-edge research, career development opportunities, and discuss controversies in the field.

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AACR Conference on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved

September 16 – 19, 2022 Philadelphia, PA

This conference advances the understanding of, and ultimately helps to eliminate, the disparities that represent a major public health problem. Reflecting this transdisciplinary field, professionals from academia, industry, government, and the community are brought together to promote the exchange of novel ideas, discuss the latest findings in the field, and stimulate the development of new research on cancer health disparities.

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ASCO Quality Care Symposium

September 30 – October 1, 2022 Chicago, IL

Health equity starts with quality of care. The ASCO Quality Care Symposium offers research and education for the entire clinical care team that encompasses the needs and viewpoints of multiple disciplines and various practice settings.

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Triage Cancer Conference

October 1, 2022 Chicago, IL

Triage Cancer Conferences cover key tips to help navigate legal and practical issues, reduce the financial burden of a cancer diagnosis, and lower stress.

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