Managing Your Care

621 articles

Disease Management
February 18, 2020 • 8 Min

Decoding the Differences between At-Home and Medical Genetic Testing

Genetic counselors Jill Stopfer and Heather Hampel explain the differences between at-home and medical genetic testing, including precision and knowledge.

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
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
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.

Treatments
February 12, 2021 • 4 Min

Drafting Your Health Care Team

If you have pancreatic cancer, a treatment team of experts from across the medical profession will make sure you get the best care.

Disease Management
September 28, 2021 • 5 Min

What Exactly Does an Oncology Pharmacist Do?

An oncology pharmacist plays an important role on a patient’s care team. Learn more from Dr. Tammy McClellan about what oncology pharmacists do.

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September 15, 2022 • 6 Min

Newly Diagnosed

What to Do If You Are Newly Diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer You or someone you love has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Now what? First, take a breath and know that you are not alone in this overwhelming moment. Let’s Win has the most up-to-date information, research, and resources to help you make informed decisions […]

Treatments
July 24, 2019 • 7 Min

Prognosis: More Than Numbers in Pancreatic Cancer

What is pancreatic cancer prognosis? Dr. Joshua Lakin of Harvard explains how prognosis works, and ways to possibly defy the odds when facing a slow recovery.

Disease Management
May 4, 2020 • 5 Min

Where Caregivers Can Turn When they Need Support

Social worker Lauren Shaffer provides information about how and where caregivers for pancreatic cancer patients can get support and help for themselves.

Disease Management
August 13, 2020 • 5 Min

Navigating Pancreatic Cancer: Apps at Your Fingertips

Manage your pancreatic cancer care effectively with these seven smartphone apps. Track your nutrition intake, doctor’s appointments, and more.

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.

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.

Disease Management
January 25, 2019 • 5 Min

Traveling with Pancreatic Cancer

Drs. Sunil Hingorani and David Zhen outline the ways to make traveling with pancreatic cancer easier if you are in treatment.

Disease Management
November 24, 2020 • 5 Min

Managing the Side Effects of Pancreatic Cancer Treatment

Chemotherapy side effects can be uncomfortable. Dr. Laleh Melstrom outlines patient options for managing the various side effects for increased quality of life.

Disease Management
June 9, 2023 • 4 Min

The Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC) Fights for Equitable Cancer Care

The Association of Community Cancer Centers helps local oncologists access the latest treatment and care information, says Dr. Leigh Boehmer.