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Current Advances in Pancreatic Cancer Research and Treatment

September 10, 2014
8:45 AM - 3:40 PM
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Current Advances in Pancreatic Cancer Research and Treatment

September 10, 2014
8:45 am - 3:40 pm
NEW LOCATION: Natcher Building 45, Balcony C
Registration is free but required

Sponsored By: Pancreatic Cancer Interest Group and GI Malignancy Faculty

Overview:
Pancreatic cancer remains one of the most lethal malignancies and is expected to be the second leading cause of death due to cancer in 2020. Recent surge in the basic and clinical research has identified promising targets that may be useful in improving survival in patients with pancreatic cancer. This symposium addresses recent advances in the development, progression and treatment of pancreatic cancer, and should provide an exciting forum to discuss the challenges in improving diagnosis, prevention and disease outcome.

Topics include:

  • Molecular Taxonomy of Pancreatic Neoplasia
  • Tumor Biology Driven Treatment
  • Inflammatory Mediators
  • Neoadjuvant Approaches
  • Genetics and Epigenetics
  • miRNA as therapeutic targets

Organizing Committee:
S. Perwez Hussain, Tim Greten, Laufey Amundadottir, Thomas Ried, Xin Wang, Raffit Hassan

Travel Awards:
The two best selected posters will get a Travel Award of $500.

General Information

For conference related questions please contact Romi Sawhney
301-451-2277

Location


NEW LOCATION:
Natcher Building 45
Balcony C

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