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Illustration of Whipple anatomy

If your tumor is in the head of the pancreas and has not spread, you may qualify for a Whipple procedure. What can you expect from this complex surgery?

Survivor Stories
October 23, 2020 • 1 Min

Every Day is a Gift

Kenny Vickers traveled a long road to recovery after what he thought was an ulcer turned out to be pancreatic cancer. Now he is a long-term survivor.

Disease Management
November 10, 2022 • 3 Min

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.

Survivor Stories
February 23, 2023 • 1 Min

Own Your Health Care Journey

Randi Ervin is a long-term survivor of PNET who stresses the importance of taking care of your mental health during ongoing treatment.

Survivor Stories
September 28, 2023 • 1 Min

Embrace All the Good Things

After two bouts with pancreatic cancer, long-term survivor Anthony Del Russo embraces all the good in life with his family and friends.

Disease Management
October 4, 2023 • 6 Min

Why End-of-Life Conversations Matter—and How to Have Them

Social worker Lauren Shaffer and palliative care specialist Dr. Dawn Gross discuss how to have difficult conversations about end-of-life care and wishes.

Research
April 16, 2024 • 5 Min

Felix 2.0 Builds Upon Artificial Intelligence Earlier Detection Successes

Can artificial intelligence help find pancreatic cancer sooner? Dr. Elliot Fishman thinks so, and has been working to make it happen.