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Title
Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Day at Winthrop - Saturday, November 7, 9AM to11:30AM
Date
October 13, 2015
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Winthrop-University Hospital will offer a free Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Day educational program open to the public on Saturday, November 7, 2015, from 9 am to 11:30 am. The event will be held in the Dr. Martin Spatz Conference Center, located in the lower level of the main Hospital at 259 First Street in Mineola.  

Speakers John D. Allendorf, MD, Director of the Pancreas Program at Winthrop and Alexander Hindenburg, MD, Attending Physician in the Division of Oncology/Hematology, will discuss risk factors, current and future therapies, research and treatment options. Jennifer Kolton, LCSW, from the Division of Oncology/Hematology, will discuss the benefits of emotional support when someone receives a diagnosis of cancer. Attendees will also hear from survivors. A question and answer period will be included with the program.

Literature and educational materials will be provided; refreshments will be served. Parking is available at the hospital visitor garage and a free parking pass will be given at registration.

The program is free, but seating is limited. For more information or to reserve a seat, please call (516) 663-4926 or e-mail pancreasprogram@winthrop.org.

Contact: Karen Tripmacher
Director
Community Education & Health Benefit
(516) 663-2234