Drug Onivyde Gives New Hope to Patients with Advanced Pancreatic Cancer
Onivyde (injectable irinotecan), combined with fluorouracil and leucovorin, has been approved as a second-line treatment for advanced pancreatic cancer.
Could There Be a Cure in Vitamin C?
Vitamin C has been found to kill cancer cells that carry the KRAS mutation. This mutation is common in pancreatic and colorectal cancers.
Three Ways to Be your Own Best Health Advocate
Leslie Michelson recommends putting together a health care team of friends, advocates and physicians for the best possible care after a cancer diagnosis.
Combining Gene Therapy with Current First-line Treatments for Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer
Gene therapy combined with standard first-line chemotherapy treatment forms a clinical trial for metastatic pancreatic cancer.
Working with Oncologists Willing to Take Risks
Anne Glauber chooses the new science of slow dosing of chemotherapy for her pancreatic treatment. She looks to developing science for future treatments.
Personalized Treatment Plans in the Fight Against PC
David Dessert explains that his aunt’s genetic testing for BRCA2 mutation directed his own treatment for pancreatic cancer.
Comparing the Effectiveness of Vaccine Therapy With or Without Additional Immunotherapy
Can the immunotherapy combination of cancer vaccines and a checkpoint blockade drug work against metastatic pancreatic cancer?
My BRCA2 Mutation Turned Out to Be Both the Curse and the Cure
Sharon Seibel knew she had the BRCA2 mutation but was unaware of the link to pancreatic cancer. Her chemotherapy was one for BRCA carriers.
A 10-Year Survivor’s Story
Howard Ebert, a 10-year survivor of pancreatic cancer, describes his treatment. He underwent surgery and then chemotherapy and radiation.
Your Survival Depends on Taking Control of What You Can
Sharon Orleans Lawrence outlines her search for stage IV pancreatic cancer treatment. She chooses low-dose chemotherapy, which made her life comfortable.
Clinical Trials Offer Hope to Patients and Clinicians Seeking a Cure
Philip Zeblisky describes his treatment for stage IV pancreatic cancer. He looked for clinical trials to find the best treatment.
MORE Magazine: The Cancer Campaign That Got Personal
After a diagnosis of stage IV pancreatic cancer, Anne Glauber turned to research to find a treatment that could extend her life.
Precision Promise Places Patients at Center of Research
Dr. Diane Simeone explains the different approach to pancreatic cancer clinical trials taken by the Precision Promise program.