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.

Keynote Presenter
Anne-Marie Duliege, MD, MS
Chief Medical Officer, Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

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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.

NCCN Virtual Patient Advocacy Summit: Advancements in Precision Medicine and Implications for Quality, Accessible and Equitable Cancer Care

December 7, 2021 Virtual Attendance

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network®’s (NCCN®) Patient Advocacy Summit will provide an opportunity for a varied group of stakeholders including patients, providers, payers, patient advocacy organizations, and industry to thoughtfully discuss the importance of providing quality, accessible, and equitable cancer care to patients in need of biomarker testing and related treatment.

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ASCO Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium

January 20 – 22, 2022 San Francisco, CA and Virtual Attendance

As precision medicine evolves, so does the international discussion on access to treatments. Come together with the diverse GI cancer care community for the latest innovative science, solution-focused strategies, and multidisciplinary approaches.

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Radiosurgery Society (RSS) Scientific Meeting

March 4 – 6, 2022 Carlsbad, CA

The Radiosurgery Society® (RSS) Scientific Meeting is a collaborative multi-disciplinary conference, bringing together world-class healthcare professionals who are passionate about the ongoing advancements of stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS), stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) and advancing therapies for patient care. Whether you are new to the RSS Scientific Meeting or a legacy attendee, don’t miss the latest discoveries, clinical research and technological advancements of SRS/SBRT and precision therapies presented in this program. This year’s meeting will feature a dedicated hands-on workshop focused on Liver and Pancreatic Cancers.

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AACR Annual Meeting

April 8 – 13, 2022 New Orleans, LA

The AACR Annual Meeting is where scientists, clinicians, other health care professionals, survivors, patients, and advocates gather to share the latest advances in cancer science and medicine. From population science and prevention; to cancer biology, translational, and clinical studies; to survivorship and advocacy; the AACR Annual Meeting highlights the work of the best minds in cancer research from institutions all over the world.

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ONS Congress

April 27 – May 1, 2022 Anaheim, CA

ONS Congress combines clinical knowledge, research, and advocacy, resulting in knowledge that impacts the future of cancer care. Refresh and reconnect with peers, celebrate successes and experiences and share what has been learned.

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ASCO Annual Meeting

June 3 – 7, 2022 Chicago, IL

The 2022 ASCO Annual Meeting Program will offer presentations on the latest research in cancer care. This year's program will feature sessions complementing the meeting's theme: Advancing Equitable Cancer Care Through Innovation.

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Oncology Nutrition Symposium

June 10 – 12, 2022 Rosemont, IL

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.

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AOSW Annual Conference

June 15 – 17, 2022 Raleigh, NC

The AOSW Annual Conference provides a unique opportunity for oncology social workers to gather information, share knowledge, support and guide each other. The presentations and educational sessions offered reflect important issues facing oncology social workers, and reiterate the valuable lessons previously shared.

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