Patient Voices

400 articles

Disease Management
January 29, 2021 • 8 Min

Cancer Commons: Democratizing Cancer Care

Do you need a different treatment for your pancreatic cancer? Lola Rahib explains how Cancer Commons Virtual Tumor Board works for patients.

Disease Management
May 29, 2019 • 6 Min

New Study Focuses On Supportive Oncology Care At Home

Dr. Ryan Nipp is exploring the value of supportive oncology care at home for pancreatic cancer patients in a pilot clinical trial.

Page
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.

Disease Management
November 10, 2023 • 5 Min

Why Clinical Trials Should Be a Patient’s Starting Point

Why are clinical trials such an important part of pancreatic cancer treatment? We outline many reasons doctors and patients should look at trials.

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.

Disease Management
August 16, 2018 • 6 Min

Nurse Navigators Provide a Guide for the Pancreatic Cancer Journey

Are you overwhelmed by your pancreatic cancer diagnosis? Patricia Gambino explains how a nurse navigator can help you through the treatment process.

Research
March 31, 2022 • 7 Min

New Trial to Find Biomarkers to Guide Treatment

Drs. Jennifer Knox and Elizabeth Jaffee lead the PASS-01 trial using biomarkers and other measures to choose individualized treatment.

Research
January 24, 2016 • 5 Min

Precision Promise Places Patients at Center of Research

Dr. Diane Simeone explains the different approach to pancreatic cancer clinical trials taken by the Precision Promise program.

Disease Management
April 21, 2021 • 4 Min

Pancreatic Cancer Patients Have a Role in Treatment Choices

Pancreatic Cancer UK’s Peter De Rosa explains how patient-reported outcome measures can help direct treatment choices and supportive care.

News
November 11, 2016 • 6 Min

Let’s Win: Innovative Online Community Offers Guidance to Patients With Pancreatic Cancer and Their Families

The ASCO Post, a news publication of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, features Let’s Win and its mission to help pancreatic cancer patients.

Treatments
December 7, 2021 • 10 Min

Learn More About Qualifying for Clinical Trials

Dr. Anup Kasi provides in-depth information and answers questions about qualifying for pancreatic cancer clinical trials.

Research
March 12, 2018 • 5 Min

Making Surgery An Option for More Pancreatic Cancer Patients

Dr. John Chabot explains that more pancreatic cancer patients may qualify for surgery if they consult an experience pancreatic surgical team.

Disease Management
August 24, 2021 • 3 Min

Cancer Commons: Bringing a Nurse Navigator to Cancer Patients

Nurse navigator Deborah Christensen helps Cancer Commons patients through the maze of clinical trials and treatment options.

Treatments
January 11, 2017 • 5 Min

What To Do When Newly Diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer

An oncologist, surgeon, and nurse advocate give their recommendations if you are newly diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.

Research
January 27, 2022 • 6 Min

A Report from ASCO GI 2022

Clinical trials were reported on at ASCO GI 2022, as well as reports on COVID, virtual tumor boards, and racial disparities in treatment.