Managing Your Care
Integrative Oncology Explained
Dr. Santosh Rao believes in the value of integrative oncology, which treats the whole person, not just the patient.
What You Should Know about Palliative Care and Pain Management
Dr. Milagros Silva outlines what a palliative care doctor does and explains pain management for cancer patients.
What Exactly Does an Oncology Pharmacist Do?
Dr. Tammy McClellan explains the role of the oncology pharmacist, and why she is an important part of a patient’s care team.
Cancer Commons: Bringing a Nurse Navigator to Cancer Patients
Nurse navigator Deborah Christensen helps Cancer Commons patients through the maze of clinical trials and treatment options.
Pancreatic Cancer Patients Have a Role in Treatment Choices
Pancreatic Cancer UK’s Peter De Rosa explains how patient-reported outcome measures can help direct treatment choices and supportive care.
The Pancreatic Standard of Care is No Longer So Standard
Do you want to understand more about how your doctor chooses your treatments? Learn about the standard of care for pancreatic cancer.
Cancer Commons: Democratizing Cancer Care
Do you need a different treatment for your pancreatic cancer? Lola Rahib explains how Cancer Commons Virtual Tumor Board works for patients.
Managing the Side Effects of Pancreatic Cancer Treatment
What can you do about chemotherapy side effects? Dr. Laleh Melstrom outlines options for counteracting the uncomfortable effects of chemo.
What You Should Know About Tumor Boards
A tumor board brings together experts in different treatment fields to discuss your case and help direct your pancreatic cancer treatment.
Navigating Pancreatic Cancer: Apps at Your Fingertips
Need help with nutrition or tracking appointments? Here are seven smartphone cancer apps to help manage different aspects of pancreatic cancer treatment.
Decoding the Differences between At-Home and Medical Genetic Testing
Genetic counselors Jill Stopfer and Heather Hampel explain the differences between at-home and medical genetic testing, including precision and knowledge.
Reading the Scientific Study to Understand a Pancreatic Cancer Treatment
How can you tell if a scientific study is good? Learn what to look for in reliable studies and whether there may be a trial to pursue.
Reducing Pancreatic Cancer Disparities Through the NCI Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP)
The NCI’s Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP) aims to reduce cancer disparities among the underserved by giving everyone access to clinical trials.
Unraveling the Web for Reliable Pancreatic Cancer Information
Dr. Mark Lewis and journalist Steve Doig explain how to judge whether the information about pancreatic cancer on the internet is from a reliable source.