Dr. Namrata (Neena) Vijayvergia, medical oncologist, will be the featured guest for Facebook Live Luncheon with the Experts on Thursday, September 16, 2021. Dr. Vijayvergia is the Assistant Chief of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Vijayvergia dedicates her practice to helping discover new therapies for patients with gastrointestinal cancers, with a particular focus on pancreatic and neuroendocrine malignancies.
Dr. Vijayvergia has been a faculty member at Fox Chase since 2015. Dr. Vijayvergia’s mission is to advance patient-centric care with a focus on personalized medicine, patient-reported outcomes, and digital health technologies. She is actively involved in clinical as well as other research studies using federal, foundation, and industry grant support. She has led teams in the gastrointestinal program and as the medical director for medical oncology for the Fox Chase Partners program, as well as at the Temple University Hospital – Jeanes Campus hematology/oncology consult service.
In 2020 Dr. Vijayvergia was named a recipient of the 40 Under 40 in Cancer Award, which identifies and recognizes the contributions being made in cancer by emerging leaders.
CCF’s Luncheon with the Experts series features physicians and healthcare professionals, support group leaders, patients, and colleagues who are key opinion leaders in the neuroendocrine cancer community worldwide. This weekly series is presented via Facebook Live on Thursdays from 12 noon to 1 pm, Eastern Time. Join us for unique discussions on a wide variety of topics for everyone in the NET community!
To view the program come to CCF’s Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/Carcinoid/, at noon Eastern Time. There is no need to register and there is no special link.
Viewers are welcome to pose questions during the live program.
The Facebook Live events are hosted by B. Rain Bennett, a longtime CCF filmmaker and dear friend of the NETs community.
If you are on Facebook but unable to join at the scheduled time, the presentations will remain permanently on CCF’s Facebook page in the Video section, https://www.facebook.com/pg/Carcinoid/videos/. You can view all of the 2020-2021 presentations at that link too.
And for anyone not on Facebook, each of the presentations in the series is available on CCF’s YouTube channel, https://www.youtube.com/user/CarcinoidNETs. To receive notifications of all new videos on our YouTube channel, CLICK SUBSCRIBE and HIT THE BELL to receive notifications each time a new video is uploaded.
With special thanks to TerSera Therapeutics, sponsor of the Luncheon with the Experts series.
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