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Pancreatic cancer patient Greg Jacobson and family
Survivor Stories
April 11, 2024 • 5 Min

Genetic Testing Changed My Chemo Protocol

Greg Jacobson’s family has an extensive history of cancer. After a pancreatic cancer diagnosis, genetic testing found the mutation for Lynch syndrome.

Illustration of a whipple and a doctor
Disease Management
April 8, 2024 • 4 Min

In Safe Hands: Selecting the Right Whipple Surgeon

The Whipple procedure is a complex surgery–how do you find an expert with the vast experience needed for your surgery?

Dr. Kelsey Klute
Research
April 3, 2024 • 6 Min

Slowing the Growth of One Type of Advanced Neuroendocrine Tumor

Dr. Kelsey Klute explains the advantages of the radiopharmaceutical lutetium Lu 177 dotatate treatment for certain neuroendocrine tumors.

Maryanne Winchester
Survivor Stories
March 28, 2024 • 5 Min

Faith, Hope, and Perseverance

Maryanne Winchester credits faith, hope, and perseverance for getting her through three types of chemotherapy, radioembolization and a pancreatectomy.

long-term survivor Doron Broman
Survivor Stories
March 26, 2024 • 1 Min

I Want to Live!

Every day long-term survivor of pancreatic cancer Doron Bromon sends an important message to the world: I Want to Live!

Dr. Allyson Ocean
Research
March 25, 2024 • 3 Min

Leveraging Nanoparticle Technology for Paclitaxel Delivery in Pancreatic Cancer Patients

Dr. Allyson Ocean explains why nanoparticle delivery technology for getting paclitaxel to the tumor could be advantageous for patients.

Sapna Syngal
Research
March 20, 2024 • 5 Min

For Families at Risk, Remote Education May Be Key in Improving Genetic Testing Uptake

What’s the best way to educate families at risk for pancreatic cancer about genetic testing? Dr. Sapna Syngal discusses the results of the GENERATE study.

Pancreatic cancer patient Matthew Rosenblum, his partner Natalie, and their dog Monique
Survivor Stories
March 15, 2024 • 4 Min

Sometimes Things Get Worse Before They Get Better

Matthew Rosenblum thought his time was limited after a pancreatic cancer diagnosis at age 32, but he’s a BRCA2 carrier, which opened treatment options.

Maria Petzel, oncology dietitian
Disease Management
March 12, 2024 • 6 Min

How to Eat with Pancreatic Cancer

What should I eat while in treatment? Oncology dietitian Maria Petzel provides eating strategies for pancreatic cancer patients.

Dr. Elizabeth Jaffee
Research
March 6, 2024 • 5 Min

Platform Trial Increases Efficiency in Studying Immunotherapy

Dr. Elizabeth Jaffee is betting that three types of immunotherapy will rev up the immune system and make chemotherapy more effective in a platform trial.

Janice Canfield in the Antarctic
Survivor Stories
March 4, 2024 • 3 Min

Cancer-Free and Running Strong

After her Whipple procedure, Janice Canfield is making the most of her time, working, running races, and traveling the world.

Person at a microscope
Research
February 28, 2024 • 1 Min

Enhancing Standard Chemotherapy in Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer

Researchers are testing a new kinase inhibitor as a way to make standard chemotherapy more effective against advanced pancreatic cancer.

Dr. Gulam Manji
Research
February 23, 2024 • 5 Min

Chemotherapy Plus Immunotherapy Trial Shows Promise

Dr. Gulam Manji leads a clinical trial that uses two types of immunotherapy to enhance chemotherapy for pancreatic cancer patients.

long-term survivor Paul Suntup
Survivor Stories
February 21, 2024 • 1 Min

Proud to be Living with Pancreatic Cancer

Paul Suntup is a long-term survivor living with recurring pancreatic cancer. He tells other patients that they too can survive this disease.

Pancreatic cancer patient Lalenya Robertson and her husband
Survivor Stories
February 20, 2024 • 3 Min

A Life-Changing Diagnosis: My PNET

Lalenya Robertson’s stomach problems were a mystery until she mentioned family members’ pancreatic cancer and pancreatitis. Diagnosis: PNET.