Pancreatic Cancer Basics

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News
August 29, 2018 • 3 Min

Pancreatic Cancer Organizations Join in Mourning Aretha Franklin

Let’s Win and the Elvin Howard, Sr. Pancreatic Cancer Advocacy Foundation join in mourning Aretha Franklin, and to raise awareness of pancreatic cancer.

Treatments
April 14, 2023 • 5 Min

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.

Disease Management
November 9, 2021 • 5 Min

International Advocacy Efforts Help Pancreatic Cancer Patients

#PurpleOur World, Fondazione Nadia Valsecchi, and The John E. Sabga Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer provide different types of advocacy for patients and caregivers from around the world.

Research
December 30, 2022 • 5 Min

A Year in Review: 2022 in Research

What progress was made in pancreatic treatment and screening? Learn about the major pancreatic cancer developments of 2022.

Research
September 18, 2017 • 4 Min

A Registry for Those at Risk for Pancreatic Cancer

Dr. Robert Kurtz founded the Pancreatic Tumor Registry at Memorial Sloan Kettering to learn more about the genetic mutations that cause pancreatic cancer.

Symptoms
June 29, 2021 • 6 Min

Will New-Onset Diabetes Provide a Way to Detect Pancreatic Cancer Earlier?

Dr. Anirban Maitra, Dr. Suresh Chari, and others are looking at the relationship between new-onset diabetes and pancreatic cancer.

Research
October 17, 2023 • 6 Min

Five Promising Researchers Leading the Charge in Treatment Advancements

Meet the five promising researchers supported by Let’s Win at the 2023 AACR Special Conference on Research: Pancreatic Cancer.

Research
October 1, 2021 • 7 Min

The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Virtual Special Conference: Pancreatic Cancer Day One

Let’s Win and the Lustgarten Foundation present highlights of Day One of the AACR Virtual Special Conference on Pancreatic Cancer.

Research
February 1, 2022 • 7 Min

Liquid Biopsies: What You Should Know

Three different liquid biopsy blood tests are under development or now available for pancreatic and other cancers.

Research
May 12, 2020 • 7 Min

Earlier Detection of Pancreatic Cancer: A Marathon, Not A Sprint

Dino Verrelli of Project Purple joins with Dr. Diane Simeone on the PRECEDE Consortium to develop earlier detection and new pancreatic cancer treatments.

Research
June 8, 2020 • 6 Min

Targeting Metabolic Vulnerability

Dr. Jordan Winter looks at cell metabolism to find areas of vulnerability in pancreatic cancer cells, to find a way to create better treatments.

Research
May 15, 2023 • 5 Min

Is Pancreatic Cancer Different in Black Patients?

Pancreatic cancer occurs at a higher rate in Black patients. Dr. Howard Crawford leads a study looking at the cancer biology for differences.

Disease Management
January 29, 2021 • 8 Min

Cancer Commons: Democratizing Cancer Care

Do you need a different treatment for your pancreatic cancer? Lola Rahib explains how Cancer Commons Virtual Tumor Board works for patients.

Symptoms
August 19, 2019 • 4 Min

The Relationship Between Diabetes and Pancreatic Cancer

Whether you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes you are at an increased risk for developing pancreatic cancer. Learn more about your risk by reading this story.

Research
February 6, 2017 • 5 Min

Developing a Screening Test for Pancreatic Cancer

One focus of research for Dr. Anirban Maitra is to develop a simple screening test for pancreatic cancer, to provide an earlier diagnosis of the disease.