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Molecular profiling of long-term survivor Roy Vinke’s tumor and found a mismatch repair deficiency, which changed his treatment.
After his pancreatic cancer diagnosis, Dean Jackson took his treatment of chemotherapy, radiation, and a Whipple procedure step by step.
Dr. Ira Sharp knew that his best bet for surviving pancreatic cancer was to look for clinical trials as part of his treatment.
Jennifer Lambert was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer while on vacation in Spain. She returned home for a Whipple procedure and chemotherapy.
Dr. Robert Wagar lost both parents to pancreatic cancer. When his wife found an article about a surveillance study he had an MRI, which found a lesion.
Despite a long struggle with pancreatic cancer, long-term survivor Elizabeth O’Connor wants as much time as possible with her children.
When Helene Avraham-Katz was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, she and her family made the decision to fight it with everything they could.
Robert Girdwain faces ongoing treatment for his PNET (pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor) but relies on his faith to see him through.
Elizabeth O’Connor has a PALB2 genetic mutation so her stage IV pancreatic cancer has responded to immunotherapy.
Pancreatic cancer long-term survivor Joel Weiss was treated in New York because the treatment he wanted was not available in Canada at that time.
With a stage IV pancreatic cancer diagnosis, Roger Peterson faces ongoing chemotherapy with FOLFIRINOX as his treatment.
When Wayne was diagnosed with pancreatitis, the tests showed a very high likelihood of pancreatic cancer.
Robert Hessler used the lessons he learned as a recovering alcoholic to help him through the challenges of a Whipple procedure.
Sheila Sky Kasselman, a long-term survivor of pancreatic cancer, started a foundation to help others after recovering from Whipple surgery.
After a stage IV pancreatic cancer diagnosis, Dr. Kevin Moore had cytoreductive surgery to remove the metastases in his abdomen.