Overview

Date: Thursday, March 24, 2022

Time: 10am - 6pm

Overview:

Please join us for a one-day symposium to learn more about cancer risks associated with Lynch syndrome and the state-of-the-art strategies and ongoing treatment options. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear directly from a multi-disciplinary team of experts at the forefront of ground-breaking research and discovery.  Please note this is a hybrid event- you can attend in-person or opt for a virtual viewing experience. 

Who should Attend:

This symposium is designed for patients and their caregivers, family members, advocates and members of the public who may benefit from understanding the cancer risk associated with Lynch syndrome.  Additionally, gastroenterologists, genetics counselors, medical oncologists, primary care physicians and other healthcare professional involved in the treatment of patients with Lynch Syndrome.

FAQ's that will be addressed:

  • What is Lynch syndrome?
  • If I have Lynch syndrome, what is my chance of developing colon cancer? Or any other cancer?
  • What can I do to prevent cancer if I have Lynch syndrome?
  • What are the latest treatments for Lynch-related cancers?
  • When should my family members be tested for Lynch syndrome? What’s new in Lynch syndrome research?

Directions and Parking information: 

The Rubenstein Auditorium is located in the Smilow Center for Translational Research. 
For public transportation, directions, and parking information, go to PennMedicine.org/Perelman/ visitor_info
The Smilow Center for Translational Research is located adjacent to the Perelman Center and is conveniently reached by several public transportation routes. 
• Amtrak, 30th Street Station 
• Septa Regional Rail (University City Station) 
• LUCY - Loop Through University City 
• NJ PATCO Trains 
Parking is available at the 3600 Civic Center Boulevard Parking Garage. Parking vouchers will be provided at the registration table in the main lobby outside the auditorium. 

 

For additional information please contact Kaitlyn Piazza or Samantha Halter