Disease Management

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.

65 Articles

Abstract image of wisps of orange, black, and pink coming together in a tangle in a confused center, on a pale background shows what chemo brain looks like to David Trick, who is undergoing chemotherapy for stage IV colorectal cancer.
Disease Management
January 3, 2018 • 5 Min

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?

Ann Ogden holds a platter of fresh spinach for patients. Nutritious food is key for patients after a Whipple procedure.
Disease Management
May 1, 2017 • 7 Min

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.

Microscope photo of pancreatic cancer cells (circular nuclei in blue) growing as a sphere encased in membranes (red edges around black cells).
Disease Management
October 13, 2016 • 5 Min

Symptom Management for Pancreatic Cancer Patients

Manage pancreatic cancer treatment symptoms and side effects with effective symptom management techniques from oncologist Dr. Kim A. Reiss.

A hand reaching for the sky with the Sun at the center
Disease Management
April 19, 2016 • 4 Min

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.

magnified image of nanowires looking like central clusters with wires coming from them in white against a blue background
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.