The Hirshberg Foundation is delighted to announce that Randall Brand, MD will be joining the 17th Annual Symposium on Pancreatic Cancer to present Should I Participate in a Clinical Trial?
Dr. Brand will describe the importance of clinical trials for pancreatic cancer early detection and treatment. He will also discuss how to get involved in a clinical trial and review how to determine if participating in a particular clinical trial is the right step for a treatment plan.
Randall Brand, MD, is a gastroenterologist and Professor of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He is the academic director for the GI Division at UPMC Shadyside Hospital. Dr. Brand also directs the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center’s GI Malignancy Early Detection, Diagnosis and Prevention Program and leads UPMC’s Hereditary GI Tumor Clinic.
Dr. Brand’s clinical interests include the early detection of pancreatic cancer, evaluating and caring for family members from pancreatic cancer-prone families, hereditary GI cancers, and evaluation of pancreatic cystic lesions. He participates in multiple NCI-, NIH- and DoD-funded research projects focused on the early diagnosis of pancreatic cancer.
We are excited to welcome back Dr. Brand to our Symposium to present Should I Participate in a Clinical Trial?