Pancreatic Cancer Symposium (RP2404B)

Dallas, TX US
April 13, 2024

Pre-registration closes at Noon on Friday, April 12th.

Limited onsite registration will be available in-person beginning at 7:45 am on Saturday, April 13th.

Download Conference Agenda HERE.

The UTSW Pancreatic Cancer Program Symposium will be a unique opportunity for community cancer care specialists to obtain up-to-date information on novel treatment approaches from UTSW specialists as well as internationally recognized faculty. As the only NCI-Comprehensive Cancer Center in North Texas, UTSW-Simmons Cancer Center carries a vast expertise in the complex management of pancreatic cancer and the responsibility to educate the medical community and increase access to specialized care for this aggressive malignancy. The educational content will include: novel neoadjuvant therapy protocols, use of minimally invasive and robotic techniques for pancreatic cancer and systemic therapy options and trials for advanced disease, among others.

Target Audience

This activity is designed for medical oncologists, surgical oncologists, hepatobiliary surgeons, gastroenterologists, internal medicine physicians, family practice physicians, advanced practice providers, and other health care providers with an interest in pancreatic malignancies.

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify and discuss the barriers of access to care for patients with pancreatic cancer
  2. Analyze the impact of novel neoadjuvant, adjuvant and systemic therapy treatments for pancreatic cancer
  3. Discuss the role of different chemotherapy and radiation therapy modalities for pancreatic cancer
  4. Compare and contrast the potential benefits of minimally invasive surgery in pancreatic cancer
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.50 AMA
  • 6.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
02/19/2024
Course expires: 
04/12/2025
Event starts: 
04/13/2024 - 8:00am CDT
Event ends: 
04/13/2024 - 5:00pm CDT
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0
William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital
6201 Harry Hines Blvd.
CUH Education and Conference Center
Dallas, TX 75390
United States

Travel

PARKING

Conference attendees are welcome to utilize either the Valet parking service located at the main entrance of the William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital (CUH) or self-park in the visitor parking garage (adjacent to the Hospital). Complimentary vouchers for both services will be available at the conference registration desk.

Enter through the hospital main entrance and take the nearest elevator bank to the second floor. Follow the directional signs to the conference room.

 

Course Director(s)

Patricio Polanco

has a financial relationship (Professional Services) with Iota Biomedical;.
has a financial relationship (Professional Services) with Intuitive Surgical;.
Moderator(s)

John Mansour

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Nilesh Verma, MD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.
Peer reviewer(s)

Salwan Al Mutar, M.D.

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.
Planner(s)

Lauren Dement

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.
Speaker(s)

Hussna Abunafeesa

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Todd Aguilera, M.D. Ph.D.

has a financial relationship (Intellectual Property Other) with UC San Diego;.
has a financial relationship (Grant Or Contract) with Apexigen Inc;.
has a financial relationship (Grant Or Contract) with Galera Therapeutics;.
has a financial relationship (Stock) with Avelas Biosciences;.
has a financial relationship (Intellectual Property Other) with Stanford University ;.

Salwan Al Mutar, M.D.

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Muhammad Beg, MD MS

has a financial relationship (Professional Services) with Genmab;.
has a financial relationship (Professional Services) with Foundation Medicine;.

Timothy Brown, MD MSCE

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

JAGATHI CHALLAGALLA, MD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Remington Fenter, MS, CGC

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Shelli Hardy, Registered Dietitian

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Meggie Le

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Michael Pishvaian

has a financial relationship (Independent contractor) with Astra Zeneca;.
has a financial relationship (Independent contractor) with Merck;.
has a financial relationship (Independent contractor) with Astellas;.
has a financial relationship (Travel) with RenovoRx;.
has a financial relationship (Patent) with Perthera;.
has a financial relationship (Independent contractor) with Merus;.
has a financial relationship (Independent contractor) with Novartis;.
has a financial relationship (Grant Or Contract) with RenovoRx;.
has a financial relationship (Independent contractor) with Seattle Genetics;.
has a financial relationship (Independent contractor) with Pfizer;.
has a financial relationship (Grant Or Contract) with Trisalus;.
has a financial relationship (Stock) with Perthera;.
has a financial relationship (Independent contractor) with Ideaya;.
has a financial relationship (Independent contractor) with Moderna;.
has a financial relationship (Grant Or Contract) with Astellas;.
has a financial relationship (Travel) with Astellas;.

Patricio Polanco

has a financial relationship (Professional Services) with Intuitive Surgical;.
has a financial relationship (Professional Services) with Iota Biomedical;.

Matthew Porembka, MD, FACS

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Nina Sanford, MD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Hendrikus Vanderveldt, MD, MBA

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Adam Yopp, Surgical Director, Liver Tumor Program

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Herbert Zeh

has a financial relationship (Stock Options) with Surgical Safety technologies;.

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 6.50 AMA
  • 6.50 Attendance

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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