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SOcial Worker Lauren Shaffer and Dr. Dawn Gross
Disease Management
October 4, 2023 • 6 Min

Why End-of-Life Conversations Matter—and How to Have Them

Social worker Lauren Shaffer and palliative care specialist Dr. Dawn Gross discuss how to have difficult conversations about end-of-life care and wishes.

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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

Get informed about the latest pancreatic cancer screening guidelines for high-risk patients from gasterenterologist Dr. Amitabh Chak.

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Symptoms
February 9, 2022 • 5 Min

Understanding Who Is at High Risk for Pancreatic Cancer

Who is high-risk for pancreatic cancer? Oncologist Dr. Matthew Yurgelun explains high-risk populations and what steps to take if you meet the 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. Allyson Ocean
Treatments
April 14, 2023 • 5 Min

Who Should Be Screened For Pancreatic Cancer

Who should be screened for pancreatic cancer? Dr. Allyson Ocean explains how genetic mutations and family history factor into screening.

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.

Treatments
December 8, 2022 • 4 Min

What Is Pancreatic Cancer?

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.

SOcial Worker Lauren Shaffer and Dr. Dawn Gross
Disease Management
October 4, 2023 • 6 Min

Why End-of-Life Conversations Matter—and How to Have Them

Social worker Lauren Shaffer and palliative care specialist Dr. Dawn Gross discuss how to have difficult conversations about end-of-life care and wishes.

Dr. Dawn Gross, palliative care specialist
Disease Management
September 8, 2023 • 6 Min

All About End-of-Life Planning: Difficult Conversations

Do you know how to prepare for end-of-life? Do you want to make it easier on your family? Dr. Dawn Gross provides some planning guidelines.

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.

Researcher Dr. Michael Feigin
Research
September 29, 2023 • 5 Min

Common Anti-Anxiety Medications May Affect Outcomes

Many pancreatic cancer patients take anti-anxiety medications. But what you take may affect how your treatment works, says Dr. Michael Feigin.

radiation of the whole abdomen
Research
September 21, 2023 • 2 Min

Testing the Addition of a New Drug to Radiation Therapy for Localized Pancreatic Cancer

In combination with radiation treatment, researchers are testing a new drug that causes DNA damage to make that treatment more effective.

Survivor Stories

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

Long-term pancreatic cancer survivor Anthony Del Russo
Survivor Stories
September 28, 2023 • 1 Min

Embrace All the Good Things

After two bouts with pancreatic cancer, long-term survivor Anthony Del Russo embraces all the good in life with his family and friends.

Pancreatic patient and comedian John Ziegler
Survivor Stories
September 26, 2023 • 3 Min

Finding Humor During Cancer Treatment

Comedian John Ziegler has managed to find the humor in the diagnosis and treatment of pancreatic cancer.