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White Plains Hospital Hosts Annual Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Forum

White Plains Hospital program  focuses on pancreatic cancer awareness.
White Plains Hospital program focuses on pancreatic cancer awareness. Photo Credit: Contributed

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- White Plains Hospital is focusing on pancreatic cancer, early detection and improved survival at its 2nd Annual Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Forum on Friday, Nov. 21, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Gilda's Club.

Gilda’s Club is at 80 Maple Ave., White Plains (municipal parking available across the street).

Here is a rundown of the program for the forum:

11:30 a.m.: Introductions & Overview: Dr. Una T. Hopkins, DNP, administrative director cancer center of WPH.

11:40 a.m.: Community Partnerships: Lustgarten, Sharon Sarelson, patient services coordinator, Lustgarten Foundation.

11:45 a.m.: Testing, Diagnosis & Screening: Dr. Charles Noyer, chief, gastroenterology, White Plains Hospital

12:30 p.m.: Treatment Options: Dr. Yael Zack, oncology & hematology, White Plains Physicians Association

12:15 p.m.: Genetics: Nicole Boxer, CGC  1 p.m.: Patient Point of View 1:20 p.m.: Conclusion: Dr. Joshua Raff, chief, Oncology & Hematology, White Plains Hospital

The program is in partnership with Cure Pancreatic Cancer Lustgarten Foundation. The program is free and open to the public. Lunch will be provided.

To register or if you have any questions, call 914-681-1119.

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