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Mayo Clinic Hepato-Pancreatico-Biliary Cancer Symposium 2021

Las Vegas, NV US
November 12, 2021 to November 13, 2021

Course Directors:Tanios S. Bekaii-Saab, M.D., Mitesh J. Borad, M.D., and Dan G. Duda, D.M.D., Ph.D.

 In collaboration with the International Association of Surgeons, Gastroenterologists and Oncologists (IASGO)

Nationally and internationally renowned faculty provide a state-of-the-art update on the latest treatment options for patients with hepato-pancreatico-biliary cancers. The program is designed to provide a multidisciplinary overview on the importance of early diagnosis and treatment considerations, including surgery, radiation, loco-regional approaches, and systemic therapies. There will be an emphasis on implementation of these approaches into clinical practice.

Registration Fees      On or Before
  October 12, 2021
  October 12, 2021
M.D., D.O., Ph.D.$500.00$575.00
Allied Health Professionals, NP, PA$375.00$450.00

Target Audience

This course is intended for surgeons, gastroenterologists, medical and radiation oncologists, laboratory scientists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, oncology pharmacists, oncology nurses and clinical research personnel.  Specialties include:  medical oncology, hematology, gastroenterology, radiation oncology, surgical oncology, pathology, radiology, and laboratory research science.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to: 

  • Identify current and emerging strategies for early diagnosis and surveillance of liver cancer
  • Identify patients suitable for a liver transplantation, surgical resection, radiation therapy, or other loco-regional approaches
  • Integrate novel molecularly-targeted, as well as immune-based, therapeutic strategies in clinical care and clinical trial participation
  • Describe molecular biology of pancreatic, liver and biliary cancers
  • Recognize the appropriate regimen for first and second line therapy in treating advanced pancreatic cancer, liver and biliary cancer
  • Describe the latest state of the science in pancreatic cancer, liver and biliary cancer

Attendance at any Mayo Clinic course does not indicate or guarantee competence or proficiency in the skills, knowledge or performance of any care or procedure(s) which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 8.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 8.75 ANCC
  • 8.75 AOA Category 2-A
  • 8.75 Attendance
Event starts: 
11/12/2021 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
11/13/2021 - 4:00pm

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Wynn Las Vegas
3131 South Las Vegas Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89109
United States
+1 (702) 770-7000









A limited block of guest rooms has been reserved for attendees at the special group rate of
Wynn Deluxe Resort Guestroom                   $259.00
Wynn Deluxe Resort Double Guestroom    $289.00
(Single or double occupancy)


Make your reservation before the block fills or the cut-off date of October 12, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. PST.  Rates are based on group rate availability.  A charge of $50 per night will be added for each guest over double occupancy. 

Group rates are subject to the prevailing room tax, which is currently $13.38% and subject to change. A daily resort fee of $35.00 plus tax will be added to each guest room account.  The resort fee entitles each guest to the following items: Access to the fitness center for two people, in-room internet access, printing of boarding passes, access to more than 5,000 national and international digital daily newspapers and magazines, and priority access to Wynn nightclubs for tickets purchased through Wynn Concierge.

Mayo Clinic is closely monitoring COVID-19 prevalence and may adjust live course attendance limits as necessitated by CDC, public health and other relevant guidelines. Attendees are asked to comply with all live course and conference guidelines.

All travel and lodging expenses are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.

Course Directors

Tanios S. Bekaii-Saab, M.D.
Mayo Clinic
Phoenix, Arizona

Mitesh J. Borad, M.D.
Mayo Clinic
Phoenix, Arizona

Dan G. Duda, D.M.D., Ph.D.
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Guest Faculty

Jesús M. Bañales, Ph.D.
Biodonostia Health Research Institute 
Donostia University Hospital
San Sebastian, Spain

Anthony B. El-Khoueiry, M.D.
University of Southern California, Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
Los Angeles, California 

Bassel El-Rayes, M.D.
Emory University
Atlanta, Georgia

Richard S. Finn, M.D.
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
Santa Monica, California

Lipika Goyal, M.D., M. Phil
Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center
Boston, Massachusetts

Marcus S. Noel, M.D.
Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center
Washington, D.C.

Michael Jon Pishvaian, M.D., Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins
Washington, D.C.

Rachna T. Shroff, M.D., M.S.
University of Arizona Cancer Center
Tucson, Arizona

Linda L. Wong, M.D.
University of Hawai'i Cancer Center
Honolulu, Hawaii

Mayo Clinic Faculty

Daniel H. Ahn, D.O.
Jonathan B. Ashman, M.D., Ph.D.
Hani M. Babiker, M.D.
Elizabeth J. Carey, M.D. 
Sean P. Cleary, M.D.
Douglas O. Faigel, M.D.
Sumera I. Ilyas, MB.B.S.
Norio Fukami, M.D.
Julie K. Heimbach, M.D.
Sunil Krishnan, M.B.B.S., M.D.
Wen Wee Ma, M.B.B.S.
Amit Mahipal, M.B.B.S.
Amit K. Mathur, M.D., M.S., FACS
Robert R. McWilliams, M.D.
Omeed Moaven, M.D.
Kabir Mody, M.D.
Indravadan J. Patel, M.D.
Lewis R. Roberts, M.B., Ch.B., Ph.D.
Niloy (Jewel) J. Samadder, M.D.
Rory L. Smoot, M.D.
Chee-Chee Stucky, M.D.
Beau Toskich, M.D.
Nguyen H. Tran, M.D.
Mark J. Truty, M.D., M.S.

Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Statements: 

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Credit Breakdown
Friday, November 12, 2021 5.75
Saturday, November 13, 2021 3.00

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this activity for a maximum of 8.75 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The American Osteopathic Association designates this program for a maximum of 8.75 AOA Category 2-A credits.

Other Healthcare Professionals
A record of attendance will be provided to all registrants for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies or other professional associations.

For disclosure information regarding Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development accreditation review committee member(s) and staff, please go here to review disclosures.

Available Credit

  • 8.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 8.75 ANCC
  • 8.75 AOA Category 2-A
  • 8.75 Attendance

For information regarding exhibit opportunities, please reach out to Kristy Badder.


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