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Grand Rounds 02/15/17 @ BID-Needham: Dr. Manuel Hidalgo  

An Update on Pancreas Cancer Management and Research
Last Updated: Feb 22, 2017 URL: http://bidmc.libguides.com/Hidalgo/2017 Print Guide RSS Updates

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Manuel Hidalgo, MD, PhD

Feb 15, 2017

An Update on Pancreas Cancer Management and Research

      

    Objectives of the Presentation

    Participants should be able to:

    • Review the standard key epidemiological and clinical aspects of pancreas cancer.
    • Provide and update on management of the disease.
    • Discuss emergent research areas in this disease.
        

      Responsibility for Content

      The PowerPoint presentation, Take-Away points, Objectives, Disclosures, and Abstract links were sent by Medical Library Services and the CME Committee.

      Diane E. Young, Information Specialist

      dyoung3@bidmc.harvard.edu

       

          

        Take-Away Points of the Presentation

        1. Pancreas cancer is an important cause of cancer related death.

        2. Surgery is the only curative treatment.

        3. Post-operative chemotherapy improves survival.

        4. Systemic chemotherapy improves survival in patients with advanced disease.

        5. Precision medicine and immune oncology are actively investigated in this disease.

            

          Links to Abstracts of Articles Cited (contact Diane Young for full-text articles at dyoung3@bidmc.harvard.edu)

          Disclosures

          Director of Medical Education and Committee Members have indicated they have no relevant financial interests or relationships to disclose. Faculty has indicated the following financial interests/relationships: Founder and stock holder Champions Oncology, Inc.; Research support from Celgene, Oncomed, and Pfizer; Honorarium from Celgene and Oncomed; Royalties from PALB2 patent.

              
             

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