Learn more about the different types of chemotherapy, surgery, and radiation used to treat pancreatic cancer.
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.
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.
Find Treatment Options
In Find Treatment Options, oncologists and genetic counselors discuss treatments and the importance of genetic testing.
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.
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.
Radiation Therapy to Fight Pancreatic Cancer
Dr. Smith Apisarnthanarax, a radiation oncologist, details the different types of radiation therapy given to pancreatic cancer patients.
The Anatomy of a Whipple Procedure
The Whipple procedure, a surgery used to remove pancreatic cancer in the head of the pancreas, rearranges the digestive system.
Molecular Profiling: Getting to Know Your Tumor
Dr. Johanna Bendell explains the value of molecular profiling, which can indicate the best type of chemotherapy for your tumor.
Before You Leap: Genetic Testing for Pancreatic Cancer
Genetic counselor Megan Frone outlines the advantages of genetic testing when there is a family history of pancreatic cancer.
An Update on the Whipple Procedure
Learn more about the latest developments in the Whipple procedure, the surgery most often used to remove pancreatic tumors.