Each November, during Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, people around the globe unite to highlight the need for greater awareness, funding, and research for pancreatic cancer. On World Pancreatic Cancer Day (WPCD), we ask people to take action to raise awareness about pancreatic cancer, the symptoms and risks of this disease, and the urgent need for earlier detection.

World Pancreatic Cancer Day took place on November 15, 2018. To honor this day, Immunovia, sponsored two different events, one in Boston (MA) USA and one in Stockholm Sweden.

Boston (MA), USA

A unique educational symposium for primary care clinicians at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. The program highlighted the important role that primary care clinicians can play in detecting pancreatic adenocarcinoma early in patients. Dr. James Farrell, Director of the Yale Center for Pancreatic Diseases at Yale New Haven Hospital and Professor of Medicine at Yale School of Medicine, and A. James Moser, Co-Director of the Pancreas & Liver Institute at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Associate Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School, were the featured presenters.

Presentation from World Pancreatic Cancer Day 2018, Fenway Park, Boston, 15 November, 2018

Live on Facebook: Immunovia sent the program via Facebook Live. If you would like to watch this program, go to Immunovia’s Facebook page.

Agenda to the symposium in Boston

Stockholm, Sweden

An educational symposium at Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm organized by PALEMA, the Swedish patient association that will highlight the progress made in detection and treatment of pancreatic cancer.

The presentations at the symposium were filmed. If you would like to watch these presentations go to Palemas webpage or click on the link below. The page is in swedish.

Films from the seminar at Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm

Agenda to the symposium in Stockholm

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