A day for survivors, patients and families to discuss advances in the treatment pancreatic and related cancers
Jefferson is pleased to be hosting its 8th Annual Pancreatic Cancer and Related Diseases Symposium, where patients and their loved ones can connect with expert physicians, scientists and staff to learn about the latest developments in research and treatment.
Presentations this year will include:
- Surgical Advances for Pancreas Cancer and Related Diseases
- Clinical Research Trials for Pancreas Cancer: Promising New Approaches
- Diet and Nutrition Following Surgery
Please s join us for these highlights and more, including a complimentary continental breakfast and sit-down lunch, as well as our new afternoon breakout sessions. Get more details.
At Jefferson, we take a comprehensive approach to pancreatic and related cancers. Our internationally recognized team of experts offers a wide range of individualized treatment options for patients with pancreatic cancer, attracting many patients across the country.
Our team of surgeons along with gastroenterologists and hepatologists from the well-regarded Jefferson Digestive Disease Institute and Jefferson interventional radiologists and other specialists will help bring you advanced, innovative treatments that improve outcomes and enhance your quality of life.
Jefferson surgical team surgeons has extensive experience in treating pancreatic cancer, performing more than 200 pancreatic resections – including more than 125 pancreaticoduodenectomies or Whipple procedures and dozens of mini-Whipples – in a typical year.
Seating is limited for this free event but there is still time to register.
Date and Time:
Saturday, November 9, 2013
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The Dorrance H. Hamilton Building
Jefferson Center City Campus
Please contact Jennifer.Miller@jefferson.edu or 215-955-9100.