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    Have Questions About Pancreatic Cancer? Share Them in 2 Chats Thursday Nov. 12

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November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month.

Do you have questions about pancreatic cancer diagnosis and treatment, including chemotherapy, radiation and surgery? Share them with Mayo Clinic gastrointestinal surgical oncologist Mark Truty, M.D., in two chats Thursday.

Dr. Truty will take part in a Mayo Clinic chat Nov. 12 on Periscope at noon Eastern. For details on how to view the Periscope chat and ask questions, please go to: http://connect.mayoclinic.org/discussion/on-periscope-qa-with-mark-truty-m-d-about-pancreaticcancer/.

Then at 1 p.m. Eastern, Dr. Truty will participate in a Twitter chat held by the National Cancer Institute and the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. To view and participate in the Twitter chat, please use hash tag #Pancancer. More details are available here.

JOURNALISTS: For interviews with Dr. Truty, please contact Sharon Theimer in Mayo Clinic Public Affairs at newsbureau@mayo.edu or 507-284-5005.