Let’s Win: Innovative Online Community Offers Guidance to Patients With Pancreatic Cancer and Their Families
The ASCO Post, a news publication of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, features Let’s Win and its mission to help pancreatic cancer patients.
Immunotherapy to Help Shrink Pancreatic Tumors for Surgery
Researchers are looking at adding checkpoint drugs–a type of immunotherapy–to standard chemoradiation to shrink pancreatic cancer for surgery.
BRCA’s Role in Pancreatic Cancer Investigated
The relationship between BRCA and pancreatic cancer, and how that affects treatment, is the focus of clinical trials looking at PARP inhibitors.
A Clinical Trial Gives Me a Comfortable Life
Irwin Hausman lives a relatively comfortable life with pancreatic cancer, thanks to a clinical trial using low-dose chemotherapy and high-dose vitamin C.
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.
Can a Pancreatic Cancer Screening Test Become a Reality?
Dr. Felice Schnoll-Sussman discusses screening options for pancreatic cancer and criteria for people who might want to get screened.
A New Drug Combination to Control Advanced Pancreatic Cancer
A clinical trial for pancreatic cancer patients with the BRCA mutation tests the effectiveness of standard treatment plus a PARP inhibitor.
This Is What It’s Like To Live With Pancreatic Cancer
Anne Glauber tells Prevention magazine about her pancreatic cancer treatment and how she lives each day to the fullest in this inspiring article.
Symptom Management for Pancreatic Cancer Patients
Dr. Kim A. Reiss reviews symptom management techniques for pancreatic cancer and the side effects of cancer treatment.
A Novel Combination to Slow Pancreas Tumors that Cannot Be Surgically Removed
Can a combination of standard drugs, a PARP inhibitor, and intensity modulated radiation therapy to slow pancreatic tumor growth?
With No Family History of Cancer, Surprised By the Diagnosis
Marianne, a nurse, went to a hospital that specializes in cancer. A liquid biopsy will determine the next step in her treatment.
High-Dose Focused Radiation after Surgical Removal of Pancreatic Tumors
A clinical trial looks at the effectiveness of stereotactic body radiation therapy in killing cancer cells in the margins after pancreatic tumor removal.
Going Place-to-Place to Find the Treatments I Wanted
David Shell traveled around to a number of doctors and hospitals at different stages of his treatment to be able to get surgery to remove his tumor.