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2020 Atlanta Pancreas Cancer Virtual Conference

October 31, 2020 • 7:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Atlanta Pancreas Cancer Conference - 2018


The American Cancer Society estimates that there will be over 57,000 new pancreas cancer diagnoses in 2020. Over 50% of those new pancreas cancers will have a distant stage at diagnosis with a five-year survival rate of 3%. Ten percent of all new pancreas cancer will have localized stage with only a 37% survival rate.

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The Third Annual Pancreas Cancer Conference: Achievements, Developments and the Future of Treatment

The Atlanta Pancreas Cancer Conference, in collaboration with Johns Hopkins, Piedmont Cancer, Medical College of Wisconsin and Destroy Pancreatic Cancer, aims to bring together the brightest healthcare and scientific minds in pancreatic cancer care. Piedmont Cancer is committed to increasing survival rates for pancreatic cancer patients by providing the most advanced therapies available to patients living in the Southeast. Faculty from the Medical College of Wisconsin and Piedmont Cancer will be joined by internationally recognized surgeon and scientist Dr. Christopher Wolfgang, Director, Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital.
 

Learning objectives

  1. Describe the approach to diagnosis and staging of pancreas cancer
  2. Explain the use of surgery, radiation and medical therapies of pancreas cancer
  3. Choose appropriate treatment settings for patients
     

Who should attend?

Oncologists, Gastroenterologists, Internists, Surgical Oncologists, Radiation Oncologists, General Surgeons, Radiologists, Pathologists, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Patients, Families, and Students. Over 100 attendees, leaders in their fields from around the southeast, are expected to participate in this year’s program!
 

CME Credits

Piedmont Healthcare is accredited by the Medical Association of Georgia to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Piedmont Healthcare designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Piedmont Healthcare designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.1 CEU hours. Piedmont Healthcare is an approved provider of nursing continuing professional development by the South Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approved by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Approval valid through August 30, 2022.


Registration Fee

Physicians: $50
Advanced Practitioners: $25
Nurses/Patients/Families/Medical Students: No Fee

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Sponsors and Donations

We want to thank our sponsors for their help and support for the conference and their ongoing fight to better patient outcomes. You can provide hope and support for patients and contribute in the fight against pancreas cancer by donating to the organizations below:

Destroy Pancreatic Cancer Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Purple Pansies Piedmont Healthcare

 

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