Blood Clots, a Stroke, and Pancreatic Cancer
Mike Emerson underwent a pancreatectomy followed by two years of chemotherapy and radiation but he’s enjoying life now.
Andy Seynaeve has undergone many rounds of chemotherapy but he has had a great response. Best of all, he has hope.
Two-Year Survivor and Going Strong
Susan Hoopengarner coordinated her care between a local hospital and a major cancer center for chemotherapy and a Whipple procedure.
Going After a Specialized Radiation Treatment
Don Myrah wanted more than chemotherapy. He read about a specialized radiation treatment and directly contacted the company behind it.
A Second Opinion Felt Right
Bonnie Dahl considered treatment for stage I pancreatic cancer near home but felt a second opinion and a bigger cancer center were important.
Focus on Joy
Long-term survivor Marisa Harris shares her thoughts on surviving, thriving, and making the most of your time while in treatment.
Vigilance in Pursuing Symptoms Leads to Early Diagnosis
Jay Buth was very persistent in pursuing the reason for his symptoms. That lead to a diagnosis of early stage pancreatic cancer.
Own Your Health Care Journey
Randi Ervin is a long-term survivor of PNET who stresses the importance of taking care of your mental health during ongoing treatment.
Reeducating Myself About Pancreatic Cancer
Martin Hynes knew all about pancreatic cancer–as a research director he worked on the development of Gemzar. He was able to have a Whipple and is doing well.
Using Humor to Face Pancreatic Cancer
Richard Liles has a stage IV pancreatic cancer diagnosis but feels it is very important to keep a sense of humor throughout.
Learning All I Can About PNET
Burt Rosen received a double whammy diagnosis of PNET and kidney cancer, but he’s determined to learn as much as he can about his disease.
Taking Chances to Beat Pancreatic Cancer
With a family history of pancreatic cancer, Jay Bozick discovered he carries the BRCA2 mutation, which directed his treatment.
It Started With Acid Reflux
James Arnott thought he had an acid stomach but a scan showed pancreatic cancer, and he soon had a Whipple procedure.
Forget Stages . . . Set Goals Instead!
After her pancreatic cancer diagnosis, Heather Sanderson set goals: surgery and then getting back to the gym.
Being Persistent Led to my Cancer Diagnosis
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.