Saturday, November 6, 2021 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
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Boston, MA



Laura Hynes 
Mass General Cancer Center 

Pancreatic Cancer:
Your Family, Genes, and Cancer Risk

A free virtual patient symposium, hosted by:
Center for Cancer Risk Assessment at the Mass General Cancer Center

Please join the Center for Cancer Risk Assessment (CCRA) for a free virtual conference for patients and families to learn about the most recent updates in hereditary cancer risk assessment for pancreatic cancer.

We will discuss screening, prevention, medical management and treatment options for those with gene mutations or those at hereditary risk for pancreatic cancer. We will also examine the personal impact of learning genetic information. We look forward to an informative discussion with plenty of time for questions.

Early Morning Session

9:00-9:30 am: Current Approaches to Screening for Pancreatic Cancer
Daniel Chung, MD: Director, High-Risk Gastrointestinal Cancer Clinic and Co-Director, Mass General Center for Cancer Risk Assessment

9:30-10:00 am: Diet and Lifestyle and Risk of Pancreatic Cancer
Andrew Chan, MD, MPH: Chief, Clinical and Translational Epidemiology Unit; Director of Cancer Epidemiology, Mass General Cancer Center

10:00-10:30 am: Scientific Update on IPMNs and Pancreatic Cancer
Nabeel El-Bardeesy, PhD: Assistant Geneticist, Center for Cancer Research, Mass General Cancer Center

10:30-10:45 am: Break

Late Morning Session                                                           

10:45-11:15 am: Genetic Predisposition for Pancreatic Cancer
Kathleen Steinberg, MS, CGC: Genetic Counselor, Mass General Cancer Center

11:15-11:45 am: Latest in Chemotherapy for Pancreatic Cancer
Colin D. Weekes, MD, PhD: Director, Medical Oncology Research for Pancreatic Cancer, Tucker Gosnell Center for Gastrointestinal Cancer

11:45-12:00 pm: Q&A and Wrap Up

Log-in information will be sent via email as the event date gets closer.

If you would like to invite family members or friends, please feel free to share the registration link:  massgeneral.org/cancer/ccra-symposium

This program has received support from the following companies in the form of educational grants: Ambry, GeneDx, Immunovia, Invitae, and Myriad.