Disease Management

56 Articles

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.

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Disease Management
July 2, 2021 • 6 Min

At the Table: Advocating For Yourself

Patients and survivors discuss the value of advocating for yourself during treatment, whether choosing a doctor or participating in a trial.

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Disease Management
May 21, 2021 • 6 Min

At the Table: Anxiety Before Each Chemotherapy Treatment

Learn how different pancreatic cancer patients and survivors manage their anxiety around chemotherapy, at a round table discussion.

Peter De Rosa of Pancreatic Cancer UK
Disease Management
April 21, 2021 • 4 Min

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.

logos of the Griffith Family Foundation, Rolfe Foundation, Scott Eli Jackson Foundation
Disease Management
April 13, 2021 • 5 Min

Advocacy Organizations Make a Difference

Learn more about advocacy organizations the Griffith Family Foundation, Rolfe Foundation, and Scott Eli Jackson Foundation., and how each helps pancreatic cancer patients and families.

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Disease Management
March 5, 2021 • 4 Min

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.

Lola Rahib, Ph.D.
Disease Management
January 29, 2021 • 8 Min

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.

Dr. Laleh Melstrom, oncologist
Disease Management
November 24, 2020 • 5 Min

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.

World Pancreatic Cancer Coalition logo
Disease Management
October 29, 2020 • 3 Min

Meet the World Pancreatic Cancer Coalition

The World Pancreatic Cancer Coalition shows there is power when advocacy groups join together for the cause: World Pancreatic Cancer Day.

pancreatic cancer patient William Ramshaw
Disease Management
October 5, 2020 • 5 Min

Sometimes Life Hits You in the Head

Pancreatic cancer survivor William Ramshaw shares his advice about managing life after diagnosis and during treatment for other patients.

Medical personnel reviewing data
Disease Management
September 17, 2020 • 3 Min

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.

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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.

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Disease Management
August 13, 2020 • 5 Min

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.

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Disease Management
July 20, 2020 • 9 Min

At the Table: Taking Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Pancreatic cancer survivors discuss the different ways they are being careful to avoid catching COVID-19 during the pandemic.

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Disease Management
June 24, 2020 • 8 Min

At the Table: How to Talk to your Family and Friends about Pancreatic Cancer

David Dessert, Miggie Olsson, and John Moisan share what they learned about how to talk to family and friends about pancreatic cancer.