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Pancreatic cancer patient Richard Liles
Survivor Stories
February 6, 2023 • 4 Min

Using Humor to Face Pancreatic Cancer

Richard Liles has a stage IV pancreatic cancer diagnosis but feels it is very important to keep a sense of humor throughout.

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What are the symptoms of pancreatic cancer?

Pancreatic cancer symptoms can be very vague.

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Symptoms

Learn about the symptoms of pancreatic cancer and the risk factors for developing this disease, including the relationship with diabetes, the importance of family history, and the role of chronic pancreatitis in pancreatic cancer.

Dr. Amitabh Chak
Symptoms
July 14, 2022 • 4 Min

New Gastrointestinal Screening Guidelines for High-Risk Patients

Gastroenterologist Dr. Amitabh Chak explains the new pancreatic cancer screening guidelines for high-risk people.

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Symptoms
February 9, 2022 • 5 Min

Understanding Who Is at High Risk for Pancreatic Cancer

Dr. Matthew Yurgelun explains what high risk means for pancreatic cancer, and outlines what you can do if you meet these criteria.

Treatments

How is pancreatic cancer treated? Learn important information about your disease, the treatments you may face, what types of clinical trials are available and how to join a trial, and research into early detection.

Dr. Michael Goggins
Treatments
January 5, 2023 • 4 Min

Screening Programs Save High-Risk People

Dr. Michael Goggins explains who should undergo regular pancreatic cancer screening and where programs can be found.

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Treatments
December 8, 2022 • 4 Min

What Is Pancreatic Cancer?

Learn more about the main different types of pancreatic cancer–adenocarcinoma and pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors.

Disease Management

Educate yourself about pancreatic cancer and learn ways to make your life more comfortable during and after treatment. Find information on nutrition, exercise, and more to help you navigate life with pancreatic cancer.

pancreatic cancer patient Burt Rosen
Disease Management
February 1, 2023 • 6 Min

I’m a Person, Not a Diagnosis

Burt Rosen discusses his life with PNET, making sure he is a person, and more than his diagnosis.

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Disease Management
November 10, 2022 • 3 Min

For Tommy Thompson, the Commitment to Pancreatic Cancer Research Is Personal

Former Wisconsin Governor Tommy Thompson is an advocate for pancreatic cancer research because he lost both his brothers to the disease.

Research

What are the different drugs, new approaches, and latest developments being tested in clinical trials? Learn about cutting-edge research and gain insights from the scientists who are advancing new treatment options.

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Research
January 27, 2023 • 6 Min

Research Updates from ASCO GI 2023

Read the latest clinical trial and research updates from the 2023 ASCO GI meeting, including a review of genetic testing uptake.

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Research
January 19, 2023 • 2 Min

Targeting the Oxidation Pathway to Treat Advanced Pancreatic Cancer

Researchers are testing a new drug that targets the oxidation pathway in order to make standard chemotherapy more effective for stage IV pancreatic cancer.

Survivor Stories

Read about the treatment experiences of pancreatic cancer survivors, including what worked, the doctors or facilities they worked with, and more.

Pancreatic cancer patient Richard Liles
Survivor Stories
February 6, 2023 • 4 Min

Using Humor to Face Pancreatic Cancer

Richard Liles has a stage IV pancreatic cancer diagnosis but feels it is very important to keep a sense of humor throughout.

Pancreatic cancer patient Burt Rosen and family
Survivor Stories
January 24, 2023 • 7 Min

Learning All I Can About PNET

Burt Rosen received a double whammy diagnosis of PNET and kidney cancer, but he’s determined to learn as much as he can about his disease.