Pancreatic Mini Symposium
Join Us for a Mini Symposium on Pancreatic Cancer
*Describe the current principles underlying the management of Pancreatic Cancer.
*Identify the new techniques in Pancreatic Surgery and describe the indications of these newer Procedures. *Explain the advantages of robotic surgery vs conventional pancreatic surgery.
*Review common indications for radiotherapy in pancreatic cancer.
*Understand differing RT modalities used for pancreatic treatment.
*Review the radiobiology of hypofractionated RT schemes.
*Understand current evidence base supporting integration of radiotherapy into management of non-metastatic pancreatic cancer.
Dinner Buffet Included
Updates in Pancreatic Cancer Surgery
Amer H. Zureikat, MD, FACS
Professor of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Chief, UPMC Division of Surgical Oncology
Director, Surgical Oncology, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Integrating Radiotherapy into the Multidisciplinary Management of Pancreatic Cancer
Susannah G. Ellsworth, MD
Clinical Associate Professor, Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Radiation Oncologist, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
- 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 1.50 Attendance