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Learn about the Center for Cancer Risk Assessment
Please join the Center for Cancer Risk Assessment (CCRA) for a free conference for patients and families to learn about the most recent updates in hereditary cancer risk assessment for pancreatic cancer.
Saturday, November 18, 2017 Simches Research Center, 3rd Floor | Charles River Plaza 185 Cambridge Street | BostonFree valet parking is available: Charles River Plaza garage (lower level only)
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.
8:30-9:00am: Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00-9:25am: Understanding Pancreatic Cancer
Medical Oncologist, Mass General Cancer Center
9:25-9:50am: Lifestyle Factors That Influence Pancreatic Cancer Risk
Program Director Mass General Gastroenterology Training Program
9:50-10:15am: Genes and Hereditary Syndromes Linked to Pancreatic Cancer Risk
Senior Genetics Counselor, Mass General Cancer Center
10:30-10:55am: Screening for Pancreatic Cancer
Clinical Chief, Mass General Gastroenterology Unit; Director, High Risk Gastroenterology Cancer Clinic
10:55-11:20am: Coping With a High Risk for Pancreatic Cancer
Genetics Counselor, Mass General Cancer Center Waltham
Nurse Scientist, Dana Farber Cancer Institute
11:20-11:45am: New Research Insights Into Pancreatic Cancer
Assistant Geneticist, Mass General Center for Cancer Research
11:45-12:00pm: Closing Thoughts and Questions
12:00-1:00pm: Lunch and Networking
This program has received support from the following companies in the form of educational grants: GeneDx, Invitae, Myriad.
If you have any questions regarding this event, please email us at: MGHCancerConf@partners.org
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