Free Pancreatic Cancer Symposium Feb. 18 Provides Info on Latest Research
CINCINNATI—To educate on the latest in pancreatic cancer
research as well as the spectrum of the illness, including
screening, evaluation, personalized treatment approaches and
survivorship care, the University of Cincinnati (UC) Cancer
Institute is hosting a free educational event for patients,
survivors, their families and the community.
The event, being held from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday Feb. 18, at
the Cooper Creek Event and Conference Center, 4040 Cooper Rd., Blue
Ash, is free and open to the public. The event will involve
presentations from experts within the institute at UC, the
community, patients and more.
Talks will touch on symptom management, nutritional guidelines
and the patient’s experience of living with and surviving
pancreatic cancer. Check presentations by the Pancreatic Cancer
Action Network and GiveHope and BSI Engineering, Inc.,
organizations that support research at the institute, will also be
part of the day’s agenda.
"This event not only allows us to inform patients about the
innovative research and treatments available at the UC Cancer
Institute but also to rally together and show our support in
fighting this disease,” says Jordan Kharofa, MD, assistant
professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the UC College
of Medicine, a UC Health radiation oncologist and a member of the
UC Cancer Institute. "We’re excited to host this conference
to educate and empower patients and members of the community and to
showcase our strengths locally.”
Light refreshments will be provided.
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