Thorvardur (Thor) R. Halfdanarson, MD, medical oncologist and hematologist at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, will be the featured guest for Luncheon with the Experts on Thursday, March 11, 2021 from 12 noon to 1 pm, Eastern Time.
Dr. Halfdanarson focuses on gastrointestinal malignancies, especially neuroendocrine tumors and hepatobiliary tumors. His clinical focus includes: management of neuroendocrine malignancies of all types and origins; diagnosis and management of patients with cancers of unknown primary site; and thoracic malignancies, especially neuroendocrine tumors (lung NETs). In addition to his clinical activities, Dr. Halfdanarson is active in both research and education. His research focus is primarily on neuroendocrine tumors ranging from epidemiology to therapy including novel therapeutics in clinical trials.
Dr. Halfdanarson is an assistant program director for the Hematology/Oncology fellowship program at Mayo Clinic. He has received numerous awards for teaching residents and fellows. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the North American Neuroendocrine Tumor Society, NANETS, and is a member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, NCCN, Guidelines Panel for Neuroendocrine and Adrenal Tumors.
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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