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Pancreatic Cancer Baltimore Symposium

Baltimore Symposium Agenda

The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network's symposia are free educational events for pancreatic cancer patients and their families. 

Symposium Location:
Hyatt Regency Baltimore
300 Light Street
Baltimore, MD 21202

Baltimore Agenda:

  • 9:45 am    Check-in 
  • 10:00 am  Introduction
    Stevan Holmberg, MBA, DBA
    Board Member
  • 10:05 am  Welcome
    Ralph Hruban, MD
    Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
  • 10:30 am  Current Diagnostic Tools for Pancreatic Cancer
    Kunal Jajoo, MD
    The Jay Monahan Center for Gastrointestinal Health
    Weill Cornell Medical College
  • 11:15 am   FDA Approved Treatments and Their Side Effects
    A. Ruth He, MD
    Georgetown University Hospital
  • 12:00 pm   Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
    Julie Fleshman, JD, MBA
    President & CEO
  • 12:35 pm   Roundtable Lunch with Speakers
  • 1:35 pm     Getting Involved Locally
    Richard Mackey, MD
    St. Joseph Medical Center
  • 1:55 pm     Clinical Trials for Pancreatic Cancer
    Daniel Laheru, MD
    Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
  • 2:40 pm     Side Effect Management through Diet and Nutrition
    Jeannine Mills, MS, RD, LD
    Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
  • 3:25 pm     Survivor Photo
  • 3:35 pm     Networking Break
  • 4:00 pm     Breakout Sessions Part I (attend one)
    • Surgery for Pancreatic Cancer
      Christopher Wolfgang, MD, PhD
      Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
    • Genetics of Pancreatic Cancer
      Jennifer Axilbund, MS, CGC
      Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
    • Doctor-Patient Relationship
      Joseph M. Herman, MD
      Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
  • 5:00 pm     Breakout Sessions Part II (attend one)
    • Leading Research: What does the future hold?
      Ben Stanger, MD, PhD
      University of Pennsylvania
    • Caregiver Session
      Neal Niznan, LCSW
      University of Pennsylvania
    • Pain and Side Effect Managemenet
      Andrew Putnam, MD
      Georgetown University Hospital

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