Immunological Mechanisms in Pancreatic Cancer – UNC Cancer Network RN and Allied Health Lecture

Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Yuliya Pylayeva-Gupta, PhD. This lecture will review the current understanding of the role of immune system in pancreatic cancer and provide insight into development of the latest immune-based therapies aimed at treating patients with pancreatic cancer.

When Mar 27, 2019
from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
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Contact Phone 919-445-1000
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Yuliya Pylayeva-Gupta, PhD

Yuliya Pylayeva-Gupta, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

Immunological Mechanisms in Pancreatic Cancer

 

Lecture Description

This lecture will review the current understanding of the role of immune system in pancreatic cancer and provide insight into development of the latest immune-based therapies aimed at treating patients with pancreatic cancer.

Lecture Objectives:
  • Describe the etiology and current treatment of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma
  • Discuss the challenges imposed by tumor microenvironment in treating pancreatic cancer
  • Discuss novel approaches to immunotherapy in pancreatic cancer

 


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