News from the National Pancreas Foundation

October 27, 2014

A list of events for the month of November

Below are a list of events hosted by the National Pancreas Foundation for the month of November.

November 2 — Hackensack Pancreaticobiliary Symposium: The State of the Art

John Theurer Cancer Center

92 2nd Street

Hackensack, NJ 07601

This CME/Contact hour event is being held in honor of Pancreas Cancer Awareness Month.

RNs, MDs, and others from the Northern NJ area are invited to attend. Speakers tentatively include our local talent, as well as John Chabot from Columbia, William Jarnagin from MSKCC, Michel Kahaleh from NYPH, and Martha Pittman from Mass General.

We hope to cover both benign and malignant pancreaticobiliary disease (diagnosis and management) in both adults and children.

The Program will run from 7:30 AM to 2 PM (with both breakfast and lunch provided) and take place at the John Theurer Cancer Center.

See more at: http://pancreasfoundation.org/ai1ec_event/hackensack-pancreaticobiliary-symposium-state-art/?instance_id=98#sthash.HqvBPIFZ.dpuf

November 8 — Pancreas Fair

In collaboration with Allegheny Health Network, the NPF Western Pennsylvania Chapter is hosting a free fair for patients and their families.

Information tables will give you access to experts in the areas of:

Chronic Pancreatitis

Pancreatic Cancer

Pain Management

Nutrition

Acute Pancreatitis

Early Detection

Pancreas Cysts

Pancreas Function

Pancreatic Surgeries

Preventing Pancreas Disease

Emotional Support

Join us at the fair to browse the tables, meet other patients and ask questions.

See more at: http://pancreasfoundation.org/ai1ec_event/pancreas-fair-2014/?instance_id=161#sthash.E4E4GSXl.dpuf