Treatment Options

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August 2, 2022 • 3 Min

Treatment Options

Treatment Options After you are diagnosed, your oncologist will discuss treatments. Learn more about the different types of chemotherapy, surgery, and radiation used to treat pancreatic cancer. Chemotherapy Most pancreatic cancer patients receive some type of chemotherapy, no matter what the stage of disease, to stop or slow the cancer from growing. Chemotherapy can cause […]

Webinars
April 30, 2021 • 1 Min

Find Treatment Options

In Find Treatment Options, oncologists and genetic counselors discuss treatments and the importance of genetic testing.

News
February 14, 2024 • 3 Min

New FDA Approval Brings More Treatment Options in Metastatic Disease

The FDA has approved the use of liposomal irinotecan in the chemotherapy combination NALIRIFOX for metastatic pancreatic cancer.

Survivor Stories
May 18, 2016 • 3 Min

Understanding Family History Makes a Difference in Treatment Options

Elizabeth Pršić describes her mother Andrea’s pancreatic cancer treatment. Andrea has the BRCA2 mutation, which helps determine the plan.

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.

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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.

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.

Treatments
January 20, 2020 • 6 Min

A Second Opinion: Important for Pancreatic Cancer Patients

Dr. Allyson Ocean and Dr. Jordan Winter explain why getting a second opinion can be of great benefit for pancreatic cancer patients.

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.

Survivor Stories
July 13, 2018 • 6 Min

A Longer Plan with Treatment Options

Susan Riddle had chemotherapy and radiation before she qualified for NanoKnife treatment, all to control her pancreatic cancer.

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.

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.

Disease Management
October 28, 2022 • 4 Min

Compassionate Use: An Option Beyond Standard of Care

Investigational drugs can be accessed through the FDA’s compassionate use program. Learn more about how this can be used in pancreatic cancer treatments.

Survivor Stories
December 27, 2023 • 7 Min

A Long Journey That Began With Pancreatitis

Paul Suntup’s diagnosis of acinar cell pancreatic cancer was just the start of a long treatment journey, but he’s still here.

Treatments
March 2, 2018 • 4 Min

Molecular Profiling: Getting to Know Your Tumor

Dr. Johanna Bendell explains the value of molecular profiling, which can indicate the best type of chemotherapy for your tumor.