Personalized Treatment Plans

482 articles

Survivor Stories
April 4, 2016 • 3 Min

Personalized Treatment Plans in the Fight Against PC

David Dessert explains that his aunt’s genetic testing for BRCA2 mutation directed his own treatment for pancreatic cancer.

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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.

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.

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.

Survivor Stories
June 18, 2018 • 4 Min

Embracing Optimism

Laurie MacCaskill is a long-term survivor of pancreatic cancer. She followed a personalized treatment plan, and focused her energy on remaining optimistic.

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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
December 27, 2019 • 5 Min

Chemotherapy: A Key Player in the Battle Against Pancreatic Cancer

Dr. Gabriela Chiorean walks us through the different types of chemotherapy treatments for pancreatic cancer and how they work. Join Let’s Win PC in our fight.

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.

Survivor Stories
April 1, 2016 • 7 Min

Your Survival Depends on Taking Control of What You Can

Sharon Orleans Lawrence outlines her search for stage IV pancreatic cancer treatment. She chooses low-dose chemotherapy, which made her life comfortable.

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September 14, 2022 • 7 Min

Finding a Clinical Trial

Clinical trials offer a way to get the latest treatments for pancreatic cancer. Learn more about what is involved in participating in a trial and how to find a trial that may be right for you. Our short animation explains how to find a clinical trial that may be right for you, and shows how […]

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September 14, 2022 • 4 Min

What Is a Clinical Trial?

A clinical trial is a type of research study that tests new drugs or drug combinations, procedures, or medical devices in patients with specific diseases or conditions. The goal of a clinical trial is to determine if a potential new treatment is safe and effective. Treatments that are tested in clinical trials have already been […]

Survivor Stories
February 14, 2017 • 4 Min

Taking a Different Approach to Pancreatic Cancer Treatment

When Dr. Stephen Bigelsen was diagnosed with stage IV pancreatic cancer, he found a doctor to created a personalized treatment plan.

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.

Survivor Stories
February 17, 2017 • 3 Min

Alternating Protocols to Attack Pancreatic Cancer

Working with his oncologist, Dr. Mark Fishman decided to follow non-standard alternating protocols to treat his pancreatic cancer.

Research
December 29, 2021 • 8 Min

Pancreatic Cancer Science—2021 in Review

As the year winds down Let’s Win provides an overall look at the highlights of 2021 in pancreatic cancer science.