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

Pancreas Symposium 2020: Personalizing Pancreas Care
March 19, 2020
New York, NY

The Pancreas Symposium 2020 program will review cutting-edge diagnostics and treatments as well as those on the horizon for pancreas diseases, both benign and malignant. This year’s program will feature renowned experts on both sides of the debate in pancreas cancer care, diagnostics and pancreatitis. Internationally recognized faculty will present lectures and case presentations to help practicing clinicians treat pancreatic disease.
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Triage Cancer Conference
March 21, 2020
Virtual Attendance (contact conference host for more information)

Triage Cancer offers a series of FREE educational conferences for individuals diagnosed with cancer, caregivers, advocates, and oncology healthcare professionals.* Learn valuable information about navigating practical cancer survivorship issues, from beyond diagnosis, into post-treatment survivorship.
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Oncology Nutrition Symposium
April 24 – 26, 2020
Glendale, AZ

Learn about cutting edge oncology nutrition from the leading experts in the field while networking with oncology dietitians representing cancer centers from across the country. Visit PanCAN at booth 8 in the exhibit hall.
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AACR Annual Meeting 2020 (postponed)
April 24 – 29, 2020
San Diego, CA

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. Visit PanCAN’s booth in the exhibit hall.
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Multidisciplinary Therapy of Pancreas Cancer (postponed)
May 8 – May 9, 2020
Houston, TX

The goal of this activity is to disseminate information about the treatments and care provided for pancreatic cancer patients and the new research and technologies implemented, resulting in improved patient outcomes.
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Pancreas Cancer 2020
May 14 – 17, 2020
Erlangen, Germany

This conference will provide a common platform for all specialists involved in pancreatic cancer to interact and share the latest information and developments. This will include promoting the highest standards of treatment, education and training, clinical and basic research, disease prevention, and patient care at a multi-disciplinary level. Pancreas Cancer 2020 will bring together healthcare professionals from all over the globe, to explore current knowledge in the treatment of pancreatic cancer.
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ASCO Annual Meeting
May 29 – June 2, 2020
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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AOSW 36th Annual Conference
June 10 – 12, 2020
Raleigh, NC

The AOSW Annual Conference provides an opportunity for us to learn, share our knowledge and offer support to each other. The presentations and educational sessions reflect the most important issues facing oncology social workers today. Visit PanCAN’s booth in the exhibit hall.
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Pancreatic Pain: Knowledge Gaps and Research Opportunities in Children and Adults
July 22, 2020
Pittsburgh, PA

The purpose of this workshop is to explore recent developments in understanding the origin and mechanisms of pain in pancreatic disease, the relationship of visceral neural pathways and central pain centers, the role of behavioral factors and disorders on the perception of pain, and differences in pain perception and processes in children compared to adults. Additionally, the workshop will cover the role of genetic risk factors for pain, the mechanisms and role of placebos in pain treatment, methods of pain assessment, and newer approaches to pain management including cognitive behavioral therapy, nerve stimulation, experimental (non-opioid) drugs, and cannabinoid compounds.
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Triage Cancer Conference
October 3, 2020
Atlanta, GA

Triage Cancer offers a series of FREE educational conferences for individuals diagnosed with cancer, caregivers, advocates, and oncology healthcare professionals.* Learn valuable information about navigating practical cancer survivorship issues, from beyond diagnosis, into post-treatment survivorship.
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Triage Cancer Conference
October 10, 2020
Chicago, IL

Triage Cancer offers a series of FREE educational conferences for individuals diagnosed with cancer, caregivers, advocates, and oncology healthcare professionals.* Learn valuable information about navigating practical cancer survivorship issues, from beyond diagnosis, into post-treatment survivorship.
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Pancreas Cancer Symposium 2020: Current and Future
November 20, 2020
New York, NY

This one day course in conjunction with the Center for Pancreas Cancer Research (CPCR) at Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) will review the epidemiology, genomic, molecular and pathologic underpinnings of pancreas adenocarcinoma along with discussing diagnostic and therapeutic approaches for localized, locally advanced and metastatic stages of the disease. An emphasis will be on multidisciplinary decision making and will include a case-based focus. The course will also discuss novel treatments and emerging directions.
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