Disease Management

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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.

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July 5, 2022 • 1 Min

Disease Management

Disease Management
May 17, 2018 • 4 Min

Eating Right Can Help Your Pancreatic Cancer Fight

Pancreatic cancer patients can potentially combat side effects of treatment through a proper diet, according to advice from oncology dietitian Maria Petzel.

Disease Management
June 9, 2022 • 7 Min

What You Should Know about Palliative Care and Pain Management

Dr. Milagros Silva outlines what a palliative care doctor does and explains pain management for cancer patients.

Disease Management
October 13, 2016 • 5 Min

Symptom Management for Pancreatic Cancer Patients

Manage pancreatic cancer treatment symptoms and side effects with effective symptom management techniques from oncologist Dr. Kim A. Reiss.

Research
May 7, 2021 • 4 Min

Studying a New Approach for the Liquid Biopsy

Drs. Allyson Ocean and Ying-Hsiu Su lead a liquid biopsy pilot study looking for KRAS proteins in urine, to detect pancreatic cancer.

Disease Management
February 1, 2018 • 4 Min

The Rallying Remedy: The Value of Palliative Care

Palliative care expert Holly Prigerson explains the advantages of palliative care during treatment as well as part of an end-of-life plan.

Disease Management
November 9, 2021 • 5 Min

International Advocacy Efforts Help Pancreatic Cancer Patients

#PurpleOur World, Fondazione Nadia Valsecchi, and The John E. Sabga Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer provide different types of advocacy for patients and caregivers from around the world.

Disease Management
October 30, 2023 • 5 Min

Focus on Nutrition with The National Pancreas Foundation

Because they focus on all diseases of the pancreas, the National Pancreas Foundation created a cookbook to guide patients on how to eat.

Research
February 23, 2022 • 5 Min

Platform Trial Design Aims to Get Information Quickly and Efficiently

Dr. Eugene Koay is leading a platform trial, for a more nimble way to adapt to participants’ response to treatments being tested.

Research
September 30, 2016 • 4 Min

Pancreatic Cancer Tissue Helps Unlock the Disease’s Secrets

Dr. Christine Iacobuzio-Donahue at Memorial Sloan Kettering is using techniques from evolutionary biology to learn how pancreatic cancer grows.

Disease Management
April 14, 2016 • 5 Min

Three Ways to Be your Own Best Health Advocate

Leslie Michelson recommends putting together a health care team of friends, advocates and physicians for the best possible care after a cancer diagnosis.

Disease Management
April 19, 2016 • 4 Min

In the Fight Against Pancreatic Cancer, Knowledge Is Power

Oncologist Allyson Ocean, M.D., introduces Let’s Win, an interactive website for pancreatic cancer patients to learn about new treatments.

Disease Management
July 29, 2021 • 4 Min

The Power of Therapeutic Laughter

Dr. Suneel Kamath and pancreatic cancer patient Sandy Robis discuss the important role of laughter in cancer treatment.

Research
August 27, 2019 • 5 Min

Platinum-Based Therapy Can Significantly Improve Survival for Some Pancreatic Cancer Patients

Dr. Michael Pishvaian explains how platinum-based therapy can improve the survival of pancreatic cancer patients with a specific mutation.