Events

Separate Phacts and Phiction: Patient Education Session

September 21, 2024

On the afternoon of September 21st, 2024 at 1 PM ET, Pheo Para Alliance is pleased to offer a special in-person, free educational presentation on pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma!

Happening only hours before our annual gala, “Separate Phacts and Phiction: Patient Education Session” will focus on the basics of pheo para, the patient experience, and research into these rare tumors. As always, we will devote time throughout the event for Q&A from our audience. Featured speakers include Dr. Ron Lechan and Dr. Arthur Tischler, both of Tufts medicine.

The day’s agenda is as follows:

1:00 – 1:05  Welcome & Session Objectives – PPA Staff

1:05 – 1:25  Overview of Pheo Para – Dr. Ron Lechan, Endocrinologist, Tufts University School of Medicine

1:25 – 1:35  Sharing My Story – Samantha O’Connor, Paraganglioma Patient

1:35 – 1:50  Question & Answer Session

1:50 – 2:10  Featured Research Speaker – Dr. Arthur Tischler, Surgical Pathologist, Tufts University School of Medicine

2:10 – 2:25  Question & Answer Session

2:25 – 2:30  Closing Remarks – PPA Staff

Register now via the form below!

This educational event is provided at no cost to those attending. Dr. Tischler will be honored that evening during the gala. Those wishing to learn more about the gala or purchase tickets for that event may do so here.

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