Life During Treatment

22 Articles

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.

Trevor Christ, PharmD
Disease Management
August 1, 2022 • 5 Min

Pancreatic Cancer and Drug Interactions: What You Need to Know

Pharmacist Trevor Christ emphasizes the importance of sharing your medication list with your medical team and pharmacist.

Researcher Christine Dieli-Conwright
Disease Management
July 6, 2022 • 4 Min

Stay Fit During Cancer Treatment

Researcher Christina Dieli-Conwright discusses the benefits of exercise during pancreatic cancer treatments, and ways patients can stay fit.

women and children walking at an outdoor market
Disease Management
April 19, 2022 • 4 Min

Summer Safety for Pancreatic Cancer Patients

In the heat of the summer, pancreatic cancer patients face summer safety challenges so they don’t overheat, burn, or exhaust themselves.

Psychiatrist Dr. William Breitbart
Disease Management
October 14, 2021 • 5 Min

Mental Health and Pancreatic Cancer

Dr. William Breitbart provides tips for your mental health during pancreatic cancer treatment, and an explanation of who can provide help.

Dr. Suneel Kamath and pancreatic cancer patient Sandy Robis
Disease Management
July 29, 2021 • 4 Min

The Power of Therapeutic Laughter

Dr. Suneel Kamath and pancreatic cancer patient Sandy Robis discuss the important role of laughter in cancer treatment.

statue of scales of justice on a red background
Disease Management
September 9, 2020 • 6 Min

After a Pancreatic Cancer Diagnosis, Know Your Benefits and Rights

If you have been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer you are likely entitled to certain benefits under law. Read more to learn the details.

Social worker Lauren Shaffer discussed scanxiety.
Disease Management
May 4, 2020 • 5 Min

Where Caregivers Can Turn When they Need Support

Social worker Lauren Shaffer provides information about how and where caregivers for pancreatic cancer patients can get support and help for themselves.

Anne Ireland, executive director of Nursing at City of Hope
Disease Management
April 8, 2020 • 5 Min

Be Prepared: Putting Together an Emergency Preparedness Kit

Anne Ireland outlines the important things a cancer patient should keep in an emergency preparedness kit in case of natural disaster or pandemic.

oncology nurse Heather Hannon
Disease Management
March 13, 2020 • 4 Min

Chemotherapy in Comfort

Oncology nurse Heather Hannon helps you sort out what’s best to bring to treatment so you have your chemotherapy in comfort, and pass the time peacefully.

Dr. Ryan Nipp
Disease Management
May 29, 2019 • 6 Min

New Study Focuses On Supportive Oncology Care At Home

Dr. Ryan Nipp is exploring the value of supportive oncology care at home for pancreatic cancer patients in a pilot clinical trial.

Dr. Sunil Hingorani and Dr. David Zhen
Disease Management
April 11, 2019 • 4 Min

Handling the Changes Cancer Brings to Your Lifestyle

Drs. Sunil Hingorani and David Zhen discuss ways to handle lifestyle changes including work and diet during pancreatic cancer treatment.

Dr. Sunil Hingorani and Dr. David Zhen
Disease Management
January 25, 2019 • 5 Min

Traveling with Pancreatic Cancer

Drs. Sunil Hingorani and David Zhen outline the ways to make traveling with pancreatic cancer easier if you are in treatment.

Psychiatrist Dr. William Breitbart
Disease Management
November 19, 2018 • 4 Min

Psychosocial Oncology: Helping Patients Manage Stress During Pancreatic Cancer Treatment

Psychosocial oncology uses the creative arts to help pancreatic cancer patients manage stress during treatment, explains Dr. William Breitbart.

Older couple in navy blue walking for exercise
Disease Management
October 29, 2018 • 4 Min

Exercise Before, During, and After Pancreatic Cancer Treatment Could Save Your Life

Dr. Matthew Katz explains the benefits of even the most modest amount of exercise throughout pancreatic cancer treatment.

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