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.
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.
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.
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.
A Second Opinion Saved My Life!
With encouragement from her husband, Janet McNabb went for a second opinion after a tumor was found on her pancreas.
Go Live Your Life
After his pancreatic cancer diagnosis, Dean Jackson took his treatment of chemotherapy, radiation, and a Whipple procedure step by step.
Early Diagnosis, Great Doctors, and Prayer
Jennifer Lambert was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer while on vacation in Spain. She returned home for a Whipple procedure and chemotherapy.
Using the Lessons of Recovery in my Pancreatic Cancer Treatment
Robert Hessler used the lessons he learned as a recovering alcoholic to help him through the challenges of a Whipple procedure.
Learning to Recognize the Symptoms of Pancreatic Cancer
Laura Metzger had many different symptoms of pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer but no one put the picture together for years.
My Two-Year Journey with Pancreatic Cancer
When filmmaker Glen Trotiner was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, he learned a new meaning for “treatment.”
Carefully Choosing My Doctor
Doris Bowdoin researched to find the best doctor for her pancreatic cancer. Now she advocates for others through the Witches of St. Andrews.
Faith in My Survival
Harry Schlechte had a Whipple procedure for his pancreatic cancer, but he credits his faith for getting him through treatment.
The Benefit of Being Your Own Advocate
Eric Borden decided to advocate for himself when a lesion was found on his pancreas. It was a good choice because it was pancreatic cancer.