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Cancer Network Presents a Special Report on Pancreatic Cancer

NORWALK, Conn., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that Cancer Network, the online home of the journal ONCOLOGY presents a special report on one of the most deadly cancers, pancreatic cancer.

Cancer Network, a leading online community for oncologists and others who treat cancer, offers news, blogs, and podcasts about the latest clinical findings and best practices in oncology.

As part of our special series on pancreatic cancer, we present:

  • An interview with expert Eileen M. O'Reilly, MD, of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, discussing the current state of pancreatic cancer management and looking forward to trials that will further define the best course of treatment for this disease.
  • A conference report from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Gastrointestinal Symposium highlighting a pair of anticancer vaccines that demonstrated improved survival in patients with advanced pancreatic cancer.
  • "Treatment of Metastatic Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma," a review article from the journal ONCOLOGY by Ramya Thota, MBBS, and colleagues from the Vanderbilt University Medical Center.        
  • A pancreatic cancer slide show by Cesar A. Moran, MD, of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, featuring pathology slides of adenocarcinomas, acinic cell carcinomas, and other neoplasms of the pancreas.

About UBM Medica US

Addressing today's healthcare information needs, UBM Medica US, delivers strategic, integrated communications solutions and comprehensive reach -- online, in print, via custom programs and live events. Improving the effectiveness of healthcare through information and education, UBM Medica US provides unbiased clinical, practical, and business information for physicians, providers and payers resulting in improved quality of care for patients around the world. Through journals, magazines, online communities, live and digital events, and other valuable resources, UBM Medica US also delivers comprehensive communication solutions for the pharmaceutical and related industries. Online communities include CancerNetwork.com, ConsultantLive.com, DiagnosticImaging.com, RheumatologyNetwork.com, OBGYN.net, PhysiciansPractice.com, PsychiatricTimes.com and SearchMedica.com. UBM Medica US is part of UBM Connect which, through a range of aligned interactive environments, both physical and digital – increases business effectiveness for both customers and audiences through meaningful experiences, knowledge and connections.  Headquartered in New York, UBM Connect brings together UBM's healthcare business, UBM Medica US; UBM Canon's advanced design and manufacturing event, online and print brands; UBM Connect New York's catering, cruise shipping, customer management, and fine, specialty and custom chemical communities; and UBM Mexico's concrete show.  For more information, visit www.UBMMedicaUS.com.

About UBM plc

UBM plc is a global events-led marketing services and communications company.  We help businesses do business, bringing the world's buyers and sellers together at events and online, as well as producing and distributing news and specialist content.  Our 5,500 staff in more than 30 countries are organized into expert teams which serve commercial and professional communities, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently.

For more information, go to www.ubm.com; follow us on Twitter at @UBM_plc to get the latest UBM corporate news.

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