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Wednesday, May 15, 2024, 1:30 – 2:30 pm, Eastern Time

Registrants can listen in live over the phone or online as a webcast.

Topics Covered

  • Overview of Pancreatic Cancer
  • Current Standard of Care
  • New & Emerging Treatment Approaches
  • Clinical Trials: How Research Provides Additional Treatment Options
  • Practical Tips to Prevent & Manage Treatment Side Effects & Symptoms
  • The Role of the Pain Management & Palliative Care Team in Managing Discomfort & Pain
  • Talking with Your Health Care Team about Your Quality-of-Life Concerns
  • Coping with Weight Loss, Including Eating & Hydration Tips & Suggestions
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts


Eileen M. O'Reilly, MD

Winthrop Rockefeller Endowed Chair in Medical Oncology, Section Head, Hepatopancreaticobiliary & Neuroendocrine Cancers; Co-Director Medical Initiatives, David M. Rubenstein Center for Pancreatic Cancer, Chair, Human Research Protection Program & IRB, Attending Physician, Member, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College


Paul Oberstein, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine at NYU Grossman School of Medicine, Assistant Director, Pancreatic Cancer Center, Director, Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology Program, NYU Langone Cancer Center


Brandon G. Smaglo, MD, FACP

Associate Professor, Department of Gastrointestinal (GI) Medical Oncology, Division of Cancer Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center


Judith E. Nelson, MD, JD

Chief, Supportive Care Service; Attending, Critical Care Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center


Diana L. Bearden, MS, RD, CSO, LD, CNSC

Oncology Dietitian, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center


Carolyn Messner, DSW, BCD, FAPOS, FAOSW

Senior Director of Education and Training, CancerCare

Continuing Education Credits

(Live Only)

Social Workers: This program has been submitted to the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, an approved provider through the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners, provider #CS4607, for 1.0 Contact Hour.

Cancer Care, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0088. This workshop is approved for 1.0 Contact Hour.

Registered Dietitians: This program has been submitted to the Commission on Dietetic Registration for one Continuing Professional Education Unit (CPEU).

To request continuing education paperwork, please email your name, profession, and address to after the program. All paperwork for continuing education credit must be requested, completed, and submitted within two weeks of the live program.


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The information presented in this workshop is provided for your general information only. It is not intended as medical advice and should not be relied upon as a substitute for consultations with qualified health professionals who are aware of your specific situation. We encourage you to take information and questions back to your individual health care provider as a way of creating a dialogue and partnership about your cancer and your treatment.

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