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From Bench to Bedside: The UMass Memorial Pancreatic Cancer Program


 UMass Memorial Annual Pancreatic Cancer Program

Pancreatic Cancer: Expert Care and Research

Monday, November 7, 2016

4:30 pm to 7 pm

Faculty Conference Room

University Campus, UMass Memorial Medical Center

Event Moderator – Jennifer LaFemina, MD

Nursing CEUs available

To Register: Visit our health seminars page.



4:30 - 5 pm         Registration and Buffet Dinner

5 - 5:05 pm         Opening Remarks and Introductions, Jennifer LaFemina, MD

5:05-5:20 pm      University of Massachusetts AVATAR program and Immunotherapy for Pancreatic Cancer, Giles Whalen, MD

5:20-5:35 pm      Developing targeted therapies for pancreatic cancer, Brian Lewis, PhD

5:35-5:50 pm      Pancreatic Cancer: Systemic Therapies, Tasneem Ali, MD

5:50-6:05 pm      Overview of the High Risk Pancreatic Clinic and Screening Outcomes in High Risk Groups, Jennifer LaFemina, MD

6:05-6:10 pm      Questions

6:10-6:15 pm      Introduction to the Pancreatic Cancer Alliance, Audrey Kurlan-Marcy

6:15-7 pm           Pancreatic Cancer Patient and Family Member Panel      

7:00 pm               Conclusion


This activity has been submitted to the UMass Memorial Medical Center, Nursing Professional Development Department, for approval to award contact hours.  UMass Memorial Medical Center, Nursing Professional Development Department is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s COA.



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Talk to a patient care coordinator with cancer experience.

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