Educate yourself about pancreatic cancer and learn ways to make your life more comfortable during and after treatment. Find information on nutrition, exercise, and more to help you navigate life with pancreatic cancer.
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.
Pancreatic Enzymes Explained
Dr. Shaalan Beg and dietitian Shelli Hardy explain how pancreatic enzymes work and why it is important for pancreatic cancer patients to use them if needed.
Medical Marijuana: More Science Could Help Clear the Air
What’s the scoop on medical marijuana? Legal? Helpful? Find the most up-to-date information on what it is approved for, and where the research is going.
Support Groups Provide an Emotional Lift
Social worker Angie Heller knows the value of pancreatic cancer support groups. She leads a group at Columbia University Medical Center’s Pancreas Center.
Nurse Navigators Provide a Guide for the Pancreatic Cancer Journey
Are you overwhelmed by your pancreatic cancer diagnosis? Patricia Gambino explains how a nurse navigator can help you through the treatment process.
Going the Extra Mile for Treatment—or Not?
Should you go to a larger cancer center or stay closer to home at a smaller hospital? Learn about the pros and cons of each option.
Eating Right Can Help Your Pancreatic Cancer Fight
Dietitian Maria Petzel suggests that pancreatic cancer patients work with a dietitian that specializes in cancer to combat side effects of treatment.
Complementary Therapies—a Way to Gain Peace?
What techniques are other pancreatic cancer patients using to relieve symptoms and side effects, and cope with treatment? Learn more about the most popular complementary therapies.
Scanxiety—A Nearly Universal Experience Among Cancer Patients
Social worker Lauren Shaffer provides tips and insights into managing scanxiety, the worry that accompanies follow-up scans and tests for cancer patients.
The Rallying Remedy: The Value of Palliative Care
Palliative care expert Holly Prigerson explains the advantages of palliative care during treatment as well as part of an end-of-life plan.
Shedding Light on Chemo Brain
What is chemo fog or chemo brain? Are there techniques to counteract the side effects of chemotherapy on the brain?
How to Eat After a Whipple Procedure
Cancer survivor Ann Ogden helps patients learn to cook food that would help them through treatment and recovery after a Whipple procedure.
Symptom Management for Pancreatic Cancer Patients
Dr. Kim A. Reiss reviews symptom management techniques for pancreatic cancer and the side effects of cancer treatment.
In the Fight Against Pancreatic Cancer, Knowledge Is Power
Oncologist Allyson Ocean, M.D., introduces Let’s Win, an interactive website for pancreatic cancer patients to learn about new treatments.
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.