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Treatments
April 16, 2016 • 5 Min

Why You Need This Simple Blood Test at Diagnosis

An important factor in determining which treatment to use for pancreatic cancer patients is measuring the level of tumor marker CA-19-9. Learn more here.

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Research
April 15, 2016 • 3 Min

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.

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Disease Management
April 14, 2016 • 5 Min

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.

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Research
April 5, 2016 • 2 Min

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.

Anne Glauber, pancreatic cancer patient
Survivor Stories
April 5, 2016 • 3 Min

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.

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Survivor Stories
April 4, 2016 • 3 Min

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.

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Research
April 3, 2016 • 2 Min

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?

Pancreatic cancer survivor Dr. Sharon Seibel
Survivor Stories
April 3, 2016 • 4 Min

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.

Pancreatic cancer survivor Howard Ebert and his family
Survivor Stories
April 2, 2016 • 2 Min

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.

Pancreatic Cancer patient Sharon Orleans Lawrence and her daughter
Survivor Stories
April 1, 2016 • 7 Min

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.

Philip Zeblisky
Survivor Stories
March 31, 2016 • 4 Min

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.

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News
February 17, 2016 • 7 Min

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.

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Research
January 24, 2016 • 5 Min

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.