Updates in the Advancements of Pancreatic Surgery (Oncology Outreach Speaker Series) 10.1.19
The Updates in the Advancements of Pancreatic Surgery program is designed to develop an understanding of the importance of chemotherapy in pancreatic cancer.
Updates in Pancreatic Cancer Surgery
• Develop understanding of the importance of chemotherapy in pancreatic cancer.
• Explain the rationale for pre-operative chemotherapy in pancreatic cancer.
• Recognize the role for robotic surgery in treatment of pancreatic cancer.
• Explain the importance of training in mastering Robotic Surgery.
Updates in the Advancements of Pancreatic Surgery”
Amer H. Zureikat, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Chief Division of Gastronintestial Surgical Oncology
Co-Director UPMC Pancreatic Cancer Center
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
October 1, 2019
12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Private Dining Room #1, (PDR #1)
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Amer Zureikat, MD, Chief, Division of Gastrointestinal Surgical Oncology Co-Director, UPMC Pancreatic Cancer Center, Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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