Diabetes and Other Diseases

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June 20, 2022 • 1 Min

Glossary

Our extensive collection of web-based and other resources for patients, families, and caregivers provides easy access to information on a wide variety of subjects related to pancreatic cancer.

Survivor Stories
July 10, 2020 • 10 Min

Working Hard to Beat Pancreatic Cancer

Sandy Robis underwent a full pancreatectomy and chemotherapy to help her beat pancreatic cancer. Now she helps support other patients.

Survivor Stories
June 29, 2020 • 14 Min

Planning for My Future

When diagnosed with Stage IV PNET at the age of 30, Amy Zaterman found a doctor who believed in her and didn’t give up. Learn more about her inspiring story.

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June 13, 2022 • 1 Min

Resources

Our extensive collection of web-based and other resources for patients, families, and caregivers provides easy access to information on a wide variety of subjects related to pancreatic cancer. The resources are reviewed and updated periodically to ensure they are current.

Symptoms
June 16, 2021 • 6 Min

New-Onset Diabetes Plus Unintentional Weight Loss Emerging as an Important Clue In Earlier Detection

Dr. Brian Wolpin outlines the connection between unintentional weight loss, new-onset diabetes, and pancreatic cancer.

Survivor Stories
January 24, 2022 • 11 Min

Family, Friends, Hope, Strength, and Prayer

Susan Wells had chemotherapy but her treatment took a detour into more chemo and a clinical trial before she had a Whipple procedure.

Research
April 24, 2023 • 9 Min

Research and Other Highlights from the 2023 AACR Annual Meeting

The 2023 AACR meeting focused on the latest research into KRAS, other immunotherapy approaches, and honored Dr. Elizabeth Jaffee.

Survivor Stories
January 10, 2024 • 8 Min

Always Insist On More

Dave Paffenroth’s wife Wendy was an extraordinary caregiver, coordinating treatments and family support during pancreatic cancer treatment.

Symptoms
June 29, 2021 • 6 Min

Will New-Onset Diabetes Provide a Way to Detect Pancreatic Cancer Earlier?

Dr. Anirban Maitra, Dr. Suresh Chari, and others are looking at the relationship between new-onset diabetes and pancreatic cancer.

Research
April 20, 2021 • 9 Min

AACR Annual Meeting 2021 Highlights

Let’s Win and the Lustgarten Foundation bring you the pancreatic cancer research highlights of the 2021 AACR Annual Meeting,

Disease Management
July 20, 2020 • 9 Min

At the Table: Taking Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Pancreatic cancer survivors discuss the different ways they are being careful to avoid catching COVID-19 during the pandemic.

Survivor Stories
April 13, 2018 • 8 Min

Reimagining the Possible to Survive Stage IV Pancreatic Cancer

Marisa Harris was given a devastating diagnosis of stage IV pancreatic cancer. She tapped the power within herself, as well as chemotherapy, to become a long-term survivor.

Survivor Stories
June 12, 2017 • 6 Min

Fighting On To See Her Children Grow Up

Despite aggressive pancreatic cancer, with a BRCA-like genetic mutation, Dr. Jill Pechacek is determined to stay alive to see her children grow up.

Survivor Stories
September 18, 2019 • 11 Min

Pitching a Perfect Game Against Pancreatic Cancer

Andy Spiteri is a fantasy sports enthusiast, so he turned to his favorite activity to help him through pancreatic cancer treatment.

Survivor Stories
March 18, 2020 • 9 Min

Picking a Clinical Trial for Pancreatic Cancer Treatment

When Robert Weker was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, he believed a clinical trial was his best chance of reducing the tumor enough for a Whipple.