Who Should Be Screened For Pancreatic Cancer
Who should be screened for pancreatic cancer? Dr. Allyson Ocean explains how genetic mutations and family history factor into screening.
Screening Programs Save High-Risk People
Dr. Michael Goggins explains who should undergo regular pancreatic cancer screening and where programs can be found.
For Tommy Thompson, the Commitment to Pancreatic Cancer Research Is Personal
Former Wisconsin Governor Tommy Thompson is an advocate for pancreatic cancer research because he lost both his brothers to the disease.
Putting Familial Risk In Perspective
Dr. Alison Klein works to understand the relationship between familial risk and the chances of developing pancreatic cancer.
Symptoms and Risk Factors
Moderator Daniel G Garza leads Dr. Rachna Shroff and Dr. Fiyinfolu Balogun in a discussion of risk factors and symptoms of pancreatic cancer.
Family History Matters
After Martin Abrams lost two siblings to pancreatic cancer, he made sure he was screened regularly because of his family history.
My Journey with Pancreatic Cancer
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.
Crafting a Medical Family Tree
Dr. Diane Simeone and genetic counselor Jessica Everett explain why it is important to create a medical family tree for pancreatic cancer.
Studying One Family’s Mutations May Change Pancreatic Cancer Treatment and Prevention
Dr. Sahar Nissim is studying the genetic mutations in one family predisposed to pancreatic cancer, to find new ways to combat the disease.
Early Detection Makes All the Difference
Carolynn Kiel lost her mother and sister to pancreatic cancer. Regular screening allowed early detection of her pancreatic cancer.
Pancreatic Cancer and Family History
Dr. Diane Simeone is developing a tablet-based family history survey to identify patients with a genetic-based risk for developing pancreatic cancer.
Understanding a Family’s Risk for Pancreatic Cancer
A tumor registry studies the genetics of pancreatic cancer to determine risk factors for families.