Healthy Conversations

 

If staying well is a state of mind, Healthy Conversations challenges your mind to stay healthy! Join us for these enlightening, engaging evenings of presentations by leading local experts on health and wellness.

Cost of each session is $5
Registration required by each preceding Tuesday


web-pancreaticcancerPancreatic Cancer: Silent and Deadly
The Gershman Y
Wednesday, May 20
7:00 pm
Click here to register or call 215-545-4400

Largely because early detection is rare, pancreatic cancer is the deadliest of all the major cancers. The survival rate has not improved in over 40 years, and while the incidence rates are declining for many cancers, pancreatic cancer continues to increase. But there is hope, thanks to cutting edge research that seeks to improve detection, treatment, prevention, and to ultimately cure this deadly disease.

Linda Katz and Ferne Liez, cofounders of Pancreatic Cancer Research Enterprise America (PANCREA), will be joined by Dr. Jonathan Brody, Associate Professor of Surgery and Director of Surgical Research at Jefferson University Hospitals, whose laboratory focuses on finding novel therapeutic and detection strategies for pancreatic cancer.