Understanding Pancreatic Cancer (Lunch n Learn with the Doctors)

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In this multidisciplinary talk conducted virtually, Drs. Pepek & Salwitz, along with Drs. Broder and Kennedy, conduct a comprehensive review of the diagnosis, treatment and management of Pancreatic Cancer.

Topics include:

  • The challenge of early diagnosis and screening – Who is at risk?
  •  Advances in diagnosis, staging and testing
  • Controlling the symptoms
  • Steps in therapy and the importance of teamwork:
    • The role of the gastroenterologist
    • The role of the surgeon
    • The role of the radiation oncologist
    • The role of the oncologist
  • Breakthroughs and Research
  • How we get to a cure



  • Dr. Arkady Broder, Gastroenterologist, Chief, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Saint Peter's Healthcare System
  • Dr. Timothy Kennedy, Surgical Oncologist, Associate Professor, Division of Surgical Oncology, Rutgers Cancer Institute of NJ
  • Dr. Joseph Pepek, Radiation Oncologist, Princeton Radiation Oncology
  • Dr. James Salwitz, Medical Oncologist and Hematologist, Regional Cancer Care Associates, Central Jersey


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