Treatments

28 Articles

Dr. Allyson Ocean
Disease Management
October 28, 2022 • 4 Min

Compassionate Use: An Option Beyond Standard of Care

Dr. Allyson Ocean explains how patients can access investigational drugs under the FDA’s compassionate use program.

Dr. Gobind Anand
Treatments
September 16, 2022 • 4 Min

Diagnosing Pancreatic Cancer: Tests to Expect

Dr. Gobind Anand outlines the tests used to diagnose pancreatic cancer and what to expect if the disease is suspected.

distal pancreatectomy diagrams
Treatments
May 13, 2022 • 4 Min

Understanding Distal Pancreatectomy

If your tumor is operable and in the tail you may qualify for a distal pancreatectomy. Learn more about this type of surgery.

Dr. Anup Kasi
Treatments
December 7, 2021 • 10 Min

Learn More About Qualifying for Clinical Trials

Dr. Anup Kasi provides in-depth information and answers questions about qualifying for pancreatic cancer clinical trials.

clinical trials webinar announcement
Webinars
October 29, 2021 • 1 Min

The Importance of Clinical Trials Webinar

The fourth Let’s Learn webinar features a discussion between patients and doctors about the value of clinical trials.

Find Treatment Options webinar
Webinars
April 30, 2021 • 1 Min

Find Treatment Options

In Find Treatment Options, oncologists and genetic counselors discuss treatments and the importance of genetic testing.

Dr. Shubham Pant, oncologist
Treatments
March 23, 2021 • 4 Min

Tumor Staging and Pancreatic Cancer

What is tumor staging and how does it affect treatment? Dr. Shubham Pant helps explain how pancreatic cancer tumors are staged and graded.

Photos of different members of a pancreatic cancer treatment team
Treatments
February 12, 2021 • 4 Min

Drafting Your Health Care Team

If you have pancreatic cancer, a treatment team of experts from across the medical profession will make sure you get the best care.

xWords to know
Treatments
December 21, 2020 • 5 Min

This Versus That: Words to Know

Confused about some of the similar-sounding terms you are hearing during pancreatic cancer treatment? Our list of words to know can help.

word cloud in English and Spanish
Treatments
May 29, 2020 • 5 Min

Eighteen Important Words to Know if You Have Pancreatic Cancer

When you start pancreatic cancer treatment it seems like everyone is speaking a language you don’t know. Here are 18 important words to help you along.

Dr. Allyson Ocean and Dr. Jordan Winter
Treatments
January 20, 2020 • 6 Min

A Second Opinion: Important for Pancreatic Cancer Patients

Dr. Allyson Ocean and Dr. Jordan Winter explain why getting a second opinion can be of great benefit for pancreatic cancer patients.

Dr. E. Gabriela Chiorean
Treatments
December 27, 2019 • 5 Min

Chemotherapy: A Key Player in the Battle Against Pancreatic Cancer

Dr. Gabriela Chiorean explains the different types of chemotherapy typically used to treat pancreatic cancer, and how they work.

Dr. Smith "Jim" Apisanthanarax, radiation oncologist
Treatments
November 4, 2019 • 5 Min

Radiation Therapy to Fight Pancreatic Cancer

Dr. Smith Apisarnthanarax, a radiation oncologist, details the different types of radiation therapy given to pancreatic cancer patients.

glass test tubes in a cluster
Research
October 22, 2019 • 2 Min

Searching for Potential Pancreatic Cancer Blood Biomarkers

Researchers are using blood samples to follow people considered at risk for developing pancreatic cancer in a trial looking for early detection biomarkers.

Photo portrait of pathologist Qiu Jinxin
Treatments
September 13, 2019 • 7 Min

Pancreatic Cancer Pathology: How Doctors Get to a Diagnosis

Dr. Jingxin Qiu explains the role of pathology in grading a tumor and staging cancer, to help patients understand the pancreatic cancer diagnosis.

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