Rod Devlin wasn’t getting an answer to his pain but he was persistent until he finally found a doctor that would give him a scan.
Martin Abrams and his daughter Tova have a family history of pancreatic cancer, so a screening program and early detection are paramount.
Nora Mendez had to learn how to advocate for her husband Hector to get him the best possible treatment for stage IV pancreatic cancer.
Ellen Robbins has the BRCA2 mutation, and that allowed her to participate in a clinical trial for her pancreatic cancer.
Michael Bailey felt his world turn sideways after a diagnosis of acinar cell pancreatic cancer. He had a pancreatectomy and chemotherapy.
When long-term survivor Tom Dinwiddie was diagnosed with stage IV pancreatic neuroendocrine cancer he found doctors willing to treat him.
Robert Gamble thought he had a stomach bug, but it turned out to be pancreatic cancer. He needed surgery and chemotherapy.
With encouragement from her husband, Janet McNabb went for a second opinion after a tumor was found on her pancreas.
Roxanne Waling is a long-term survivor of pancreatic cancer, and she credits her integrative oncology team for helping her through.
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After Martin Abrams lost two siblings to pancreatic cancer, he made sure he was screened regularly because of his family history.
Earl Groce is a long-term survivor of stage IV pancreatic cancer. He credits the clinical trial he was on with giving him time.
Sharon Rockmaker was determined to have a Whipple procedure despite having stage IV pancreatic cancer, and she finally did.
Shawnee Daniels-Sykes and her doctors have been changing her treatment plan to match her stage IV pancreatic cancer.
Lynne Holcomb turned to a clinical trial when standard treatment was not stopping her stage IV pancreatic cancer.
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