Vitamins

19 articles

Research
April 29, 2021 • 3 Min

Chemotherapy Plus Stem Cell Infusion and Vitamins for BRCA Mutated Pancreatic Cancer

A clinical trial for pancreatic cancer patients with a BRCA mutation uses a combination of chemotherapy, vitamins, and stem cells.

Research
April 29, 2020 • 5 Min

High-Dose Vitamin C Targeting KRAS and BRAF in Pancreatic Cancer

Learn how Dr. Manish Shah is leading clinical trials using high-dose Vitamin C to target KRAS and BRAF mutations in pancreatic cancer.

Research
October 31, 2016 • 2 Min

Using a Vitamin to Make Low-Dose Chemotherapy More Effective

A clinical trial compares the effectiveness of low-dose continuous chemotherapy with and without high doses of vitamin C.

Survivor Stories
October 30, 2017 • 3 Min

Take the Time to Consider Your Options

Rachel Santmyer-Flores decided to look at her options before choosing a clinical trial of PEGPH20 for her pancreatic cancer treatment.

Survivor Stories
November 16, 2020 • 4 Min

Practicing Gratitude Every Day

The best thing Chris Joseph ever did was change oncologists. His new doctor did genetic testing on Chris’s tumor, for better treatment.

Survivor Stories
March 2, 2021 • 2 Min

Pancreatic Cancer During the Pandemic

Barbara Wojciechowski was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer as the pandemic was rising, affecting her family support during treatment.

Disease Management
April 23, 2018 • 4 Min

Complementary Therapies—a Way to Gain Peace?

What techniques are other pancreatic cancer patients using to relieve symptoms and side effects, and cope with treatment? Learn more about the most popular complementary therapies.

Research
September 15, 2021 • 5 Min

An Update on Vitamin C and Cancer

Vitamin C can have a positive impact on pancreatic cancer treatments. Read the latest research on vitamin C’s role in the fight against pancreatic cancer.

Research
April 13, 2017 • 4 Min

Testing Vitamin C as a Cancer Killer

Lewis Cantley’s team is starting clinical trials of vitamin C to gain more information about its role in stopping cancer.

Research
March 31, 2017 • 4 Min

Clinical Trial of Immunotherapy Plus Sunshine Vitamin May Help in Pancreatic Cancer Fight

Can vitamin D make it easier for chemotherapy drugs to reach the pancreatic cancer tumor? A clinical trial is testing this idea.

Research
April 15, 2016 • 3 Min

Could There Be a Cure in Vitamin C?

Vitamin C has been found to kill cancer cells that carry the KRAS mutation. This mutation is common in pancreatic and colorectal cancers.

Disease Management
February 14, 2024 • 5 Min

Nutrition Myths Debunked

Does sugar really feed cancer? Is a keto diet better for cancer? Should cancer patients avoid fats? Dietitians L.J. Amaral and Jessica Harrison take on common nutrition myths.

Disease Management
May 1, 2017 • 7 Min

How to Eat After a Whipple Procedure

Cancer survivor Ann Ogden helps patients learn to cook food that would help them through treatment and recovery after a Whipple procedure.

Survivor Stories
November 2, 2022 • 3 Min

Urinary Tract Scans Lead to My Diagnosis

Ellen Robbins has the BRCA2 mutation, and that allowed her to participate in a clinical trial for her pancreatic cancer.

Survivor Stories
August 3, 2021 • 5 Min

Catching Up with Featured Patients

Get patient updates on four of our most popular stories: Lynne Holcomb, Earl Groce, Roy Vinke, and Shannon Magee.

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