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2017
Saturday, November 11th
10:00 AM

Welcome and Program Overview

Charles J. Yeo, MD, Thomas Jefferson University

10:00 AM - 10:10 AM

10:10 AM

Can we Cure Cancer in Our Lifetime?

Karen E. Knudsen, MD, Thomas Jefferson University

10:10 AM - 10:20 AM

10:20 AM

Preventing Depression in Pancreatic Cancer Patients: Putting Survivorship First

Jordan M. Winter, MD, Thomas Jefferson University

10:20 AM - 10:30 AM

10:30 AM

Unleashing the Immune System Against Pancreatic Cancer

Scott A. Waldman, MD, PhD, Thomas Jefferson University

10:30 AM - 10:40 AM

10:40 AM

The Mutated KRAS Gene in Pancreatic Cancer: How Can We Defeat It?

Elda Grabocka, PhD, Thomas Jefferson University

10:40 AM - 10:50 AM

10:50 AM

Clinical Trials in Pancreatic Cancer Surgery: Jefferson's Pipeline

Harish Lavu, MD, Thomas Jefferson University

10:50 AM - 11:00 AM

11:00 AM

Patient, Survivor, Advocate: My Journey with Pancreatic Cancer

Matt Wilson, Volunteer and Affiliate Chair, Delaware Affiliate, Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

11:00 AM - 11:10 AM

11:10 AM

One Size Does Not Fit All: How Close Are We to Personalized Therapy for Pancreatic Cancer?

Jonathan R. Brody, PhD, Thomas Jefferson University

11:10 AM - 11:20 AM

11:30 AM

Seated Lunch and Patient Speaker

Anne Marie Hughes, Patient

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

12:15 PM

Questions and Answers

James A. Posey, III, MD, Thomas Jefferson University

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

12:52 PM

Life after Pancreas Surgery

Shawnna Cannaday, RN, MSN, FNP-BC, Thomas Jefferson University
Harish Lavu, MD, Thomas Jefferson University
Theresa P. Yeo, PhD, MPH, AOCNP, Thomas Jefferson University

12:52 PM - 1:22 PM

1:00 PM

What Will it Take to Cure Pancreatic Cancer? A Research Perspective

Jonathan Brody, PhD (moderator), Thomas Jefferson University
Jordan M Winter, MD, Thomas Jefferson University
James A. Posey, III, MD, Thomas Jefferson University
Elda Grabocka, PhD, Thomas Jefferson University

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM