A cancer diagnosis is never a good thing, but pancreatic cancer is especially bad. The chances of surviving it aren’t great, but there’s a new treatment that’s offering hope. Leslie Wineberg exercised every day, maintained her weight and took good care of herself. When she developed abdominal pain and couldn’t eat, she saw her doctor right away.
A CT scan and MRI showed the problem. It was cancer of the pancreas, a gland just under the stomach important to digestion and nutrient processing. The tumor was tangled in the blood vessels, and she was told it was inoperable. Read more . . .