Dr. Steven Gallinger, Head of HPB Surgery, Live on Facebook Today

November 11, 2016

Pancreatic Cancer Canada Foundation, (PCCF) will host its first ever Facebook Live with Dr. Steven Gallinger this afternoon at 3:00 p.m.  He will be discussing the signs and symptoms of pancreatic cancer, and highlighting information to help share awareness.

Dr. Gallinger is Head of the HPB Surgical Oncology Program at UHN and MSH, Professor of Surgery at the University of Toronto, and Chair of the Cancer Care Ontario HPB Community of Practice.

Dr. Gallinger also co-leads (with Dr. Jennifer Knox) the McCain Centre for Pancreas Cancer which supports the rapid diagnostic and treatment program at UHN.

His research interests are primarily in the area of GI cancer genetics and he is co-Director of the Centre for Cancer Genetics at the Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute. He is also PI of the Ontario Pancreas Cancer Study; a member of the NIH funded Pancreas Cancer Genetic Epidemiology consortium, a population-based registry of pancreas cancer cases and their families which is now integrated with the International Cancer Genome Consortium at the OICR where he is Head of the Translational Research Initiative in pancreas cancer, termed PanCuRx.

Follow the discussion at: https://www.facebook.com/PanCanCanada/