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Dr. Emma Kurz
Research
October 12, 2022 • 6 Min

Exercise Helps Boost Immune System and Immunotherapy Treatment

Dr. Emma Kurz is part of a research team that has found that exercise can help make immunotherapy more effective for pancreatic cancer.

pancreatic cancer patient Robert Gamble and his wife
Survivor Stories
October 7, 2022 • 3 Min

I Thought it Was a Stomach Bug

Robert Gamble thought he had a stomach bug, but it turned out to be pancreatic cancer. He needed surgery and chemotherapy.

slide of pancreatic cells in bright colors
Research
October 4, 2022 • 2 Min

More Effective Radiotherapy for Advanced Pancreatic Cancer Patients

Researchers are testing a drug that penetrates the stroma, to make radiotherapy work better for advanced pancreatic cancer patients.

Dr. Andrew Aguirre
Research
September 29, 2022 • 4 Min

Newly Discovered Protein Complex in RAS Pathway May Provide a Treatment Target

Dr. Andrew Aguirre and other researchers from Dana-Farber and the Broad Institute are looking at the RAS pathway for a new target.

long-term survivor Janet McNabb and her husband Bill
Survivor Stories
September 26, 2022 • 9 Min

A Second Opinion Saved My Life!

With encouragement from her husband, Janet McNabb went for a second opinion after a tumor was found on her pancreas.

pancreatic cancer long-term survivor Roxanne Waling
Survivor Stories
September 22, 2022 • 1 Min

The Optimist

Roxanne Waling is a long-term survivor of pancreatic cancer, and she credits her integrative oncology team for helping her through.

Dr. Gobind Anand
Treatments
September 16, 2022 • 4 Min

Diagnosing Pancreatic Cancer: Tests to Expect

Dr. Gobind Anand outlines the tests used to diagnose pancreatic cancer and what to expect if the disease is suspected.

Roberta Luna and family, Laurie MacCaskill, Ed and Kathie Duncan, Steven Merlin, Camille Moses
Survivor Stories
September 13, 2022 • 7 Min

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.

different foods in special containers against a blue background
Research
September 8, 2022 • 2 Min

Managing Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer with Chemotherapy and Diet

A new clinical trial looks at a special diet that tries to curb a patient’s metabolism to slow cancer growth during chemotherapy.

Dr. James Flory
Research
September 2, 2022 • 4 Min

Finding the Best Diabetes Drug for Pancreatic Cancer Patients

Dr. James Flory wants to establish which diabetes drug works best for pancreatic cancer patients who develop diabetes.

pancreatic cancer patient Martin Abrams
Survivor Stories
August 30, 2022 • 3 Min

Family History Matters

After Martin Abrams lost two siblings to pancreatic cancer, he made sure he was screened regularly because of his family history.

Social worker E. Angela Heller
Disease Management
August 25, 2022 • 4 Min

Calming the Storm of a Pancreatic Cancer Diagnosis

Social worker Angie Heller and caregiver Richard Cohen describe ways patients and loved ones can focus on what matters most after diagnosis.

Dr. Michael Goggins
Research
August 22, 2022 • 6 Min

Surveillance Improves Outcomes for High-Risk Patients

Dr. Michael Goggins provides results for the CAPS5 pancreatic cancer surveillance and screening study for patients at high risk.

Dr. Matthew Katz
Research
August 21, 2022 • 4 Min

Shedding More Light On Neoadjuvant Treatment

Dr. Matthew Katz reviews the study that compared neoadjuvant treatment with FOLFIRINOX versus gemcitabine/nab-paclitaxel for resectable pancreatic cancer.

pancreatic cancer long-term survivor Earl Groce, his son and grandson
Survivor Stories
August 18, 2022 • 1 Min

Looking Forward to Tomorrow

Earl Groce is a long-term survivor of stage IV pancreatic cancer. He credits the clinical trial he was on with giving him time.