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Pancreatic cancer survivor Kay Zedd Kesser
Survivor Stories
November 2, 2023 • 8 Min

A Family Tree Bent but Not Broken by Pancreatic Cancer

When Kay Zedd Kesser looks around her family tree, she sees pancreatic cancer everywhere. But screening saved Kay’s life.

Risk Factors and Symptoms Webinar
Webinars
October 31, 2023 • 1 Min

Risk Factors and Symptoms of Pancreatic Cancer

In this webinar oncologist Dr. Shaalan Beg outlines pancreatic cancer risk factors and gastroenterologist Dr. Oscar Alvarez explains how he looks at symptoms.

Patter Birsic, Sally Sampson, Dr. Anna Evans Phillips, Jane Holt
Disease Management
October 30, 2023 • 5 Min

Focus on Nutrition with The National Pancreas Foundation

Because they focus on all diseases of the pancreas, the National Pancreas Foundation created a cookbook to guide patients on how to eat.

Long term pancreatic cancer survivor Julie Lopp and her family
Survivor Stories
October 26, 2023 • 1 Min

Leave No Stone Unturned

Long-term survivor Julie Lopp was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, she told her friends that all she wanted was more of every single day.

Dr. Anup Kasi
Chemotherapy
October 25, 2023 • 3 Min

Potential Therapy Takes a Two-Prong Attack on Pancreatic Cancer

With a focus on targeting cell metabolism, Dr. Anup Kasi leads a clinical trial of a new agent in combination with gemcitabine.

pancreatic cancer patient Connie Harrington and her husband
Survivor Stories
October 20, 2023 • 4 Min

A New Radiation Therapy Helped Me Beat Cancer

Connie Harrington’s tumor was wrapped around an artery, eliminating surgery. After chemo, her oncologist steered her to MRI-guided radiation, which has made all the difference.

Promising researchers
Research
October 17, 2023 • 6 Min

Five Promising Researchers Leading the Charge in Treatment Advancements

Meet the five promising researchers supported by Let’s Win at the 2023 AACR Special Conference on Research: Pancreatic Cancer.

BRCA Mutations and Pancreatic Cancer webinar announcement
Webinars
October 13, 2023 • 2 Min

BRCA Mutations and Pancreatic Cancer

Let’s Win, the National Alliance for Hispanic Health, and the Basser Center for BRCA teamed up to present a webinar on BRCA mutations and pancreatic cancer.

AACR, Let's Win, Lustgarten logos
Research
October 12, 2023 • 8 Min

Pancreatic Cancer Research Builds Upon Strengths

The September 2023 AACR Special Conference on Pancreatic Cancer focused on the latest research in KRAS, chemotherapy, and cachexia, among other topics.

pancreatic cancer patient Barbara Green in a hot pink wig
Survivor Stories
October 9, 2023 • 3 Min

Changing Course Midstream

Barbara Green wasn’t happy with her doctors, so she took the advice of her support group, was an advocate for herself, and changed doctors.

SOcial Worker Lauren Shaffer and Dr. Dawn Gross
Disease Management
October 4, 2023 • 6 Min

Why End-of-Life Conversations Matter—and How to Have Them

Social worker Lauren Shaffer and palliative care specialist Dr. Dawn Gross discuss how to have difficult conversations about end-of-life care and wishes.

Researcher Dr. Michael Feigin
Research
September 29, 2023 • 5 Min

Common Anti-Anxiety Medications May Affect Outcomes

Many pancreatic cancer patients take anti-anxiety medications. But what you take may affect how your treatment works, says Dr. Michael Feigin.

Long-term pancreatic cancer survivor Anthony Del Russo
Survivor Stories
September 28, 2023 • 1 Min

Embrace All the Good Things

After two bouts with pancreatic cancer, long-term survivor Anthony Del Russo embraces all the good in life with his family and friends.

Pancreatic patient and comedian John Ziegler
Survivor Stories
September 26, 2023 • 3 Min

Finding Humor During Cancer Treatment

Comedian John Ziegler has managed to find the humor in the diagnosis and treatment of pancreatic cancer.

Radiation Whole Abdomen
Research
September 21, 2023 • 2 Min

Testing the Addition of a New Drug to Radiation Therapy for Localized Pancreatic Cancer

In combination with radiation treatment, researchers are testing a new drug that causes DNA damage to make that treatment more effective.