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long-term pancreatic cancer survivor Roxanne Waling

The Optimist

But she found that it was just as important to her to have a treatment that for the whole person. So she moved her treatment to Tulsa, Oklahoma, where she had access to an integrative care team that included massage therapy, acupuncture, and pastoral care along with oncologists. Read more about Roxanne in “Listen to…

Dr. Gobind Anand

Diagnosing Pancreatic Cancer: Tests to Expect

Unlike most cancers, which sound alarm bells during standard screening exams, pancreatic cancer often creeps up without warning. “Most cancers go through a progression that includes precancerous changes,” says Gobind Anand, M.D., a gastroenterologist at the UC San Diego Health. “With colon cancer, precancerous polyps can be detected and removed during a routine colonoscopy. Pancreatic…

photos of long-term survivors Roberta Luna, Laurie MacCaskill, Ed Duncan, Steven Merlin, and Camille Moses.

Catching Up With Survivors

How are some of our long-term survivors doing? Roberta Luna, Steven Merlin, Camille Moses, Ed Duncan, and Laurie MacCaskill tell all.

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