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Survivor Stories
May 18, 2022 • 4 Min

Early Diagnosis, Great Doctors, and Prayer

Jennifer Lambert was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer while on vacation in Spain. She returned home for a Whipple procedure and chemotherapy.

Research
August 12, 2022 • 2 Min

Hypertension Drug as Part of First-Line Treatment for Unresectable Pancreatic Cancer

Researchers are testing if the addition of a hypertension drug to standard treatment will be more effective for advanced pancreatic cancer.

Treatments
November 4, 2019 • 6 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.

Research
July 19, 2022 • 2 Min

Four-Drug Combination Tested in Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer

A clinical trial is testing a drug combination including a drug used for erectile dysfunction, a new drug, and two immunotherapy drugs.

Research
November 4, 2021 • 5 Min

New Clinical Accelerator Initiative Shortens Time from Bench to Clinic

Dr. Elizabeth Jaffee explains the importance of Lustgarten’s Clinical Accelerator Initiative to speed up the time from bench to trial.

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August 2, 2022 • 3 Min

Symptoms

Learn about the symptoms of pancreatic cancer and the risk factors for developing this disease, including the relationship with diabetes, the importance of family history, and the role of chronic pancreatitis in pancreatic cancer. What are the symptoms of pancreatic cancer? Adenocarcinoma Neuroendocrine Main Symptoms of Adenocarcinoma (or Exocrine) Tail Head Body Tail Body Head […]

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August 2, 2022 • 4 Min

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June 13, 2022 • 1 Min

Resources

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Symptoms
June 8, 2018 • 4 Min

What You Should Know About Pancreatic Cysts

Dr. V. Raman Muthusamy explains the difference between pancreatic cysts and pancreatic cancer. Learn about different types of pancreatic cysts and which may develop cancer.

Disease Management
May 4, 2020 • 5 Min

Where Caregivers Can Turn When they Need Support

Social worker Lauren Shaffer provides information about how and where caregivers for pancreatic cancer patients can get support and help for themselves.

Disease Management
August 16, 2018 • 6 Min

Nurse Navigators Provide a Guide for the Pancreatic Cancer Journey

Are you overwhelmed by your pancreatic cancer diagnosis? Patricia Gambino explains how a nurse navigator can help you through the treatment process.

Disease Management
June 3, 2019 • 5 Min

Reading the Scientific Study to Understand a Pancreatic Cancer Treatment

How can you tell if a scientific study is good? Learn what to look for in reliable studies and whether there may be a trial to pursue.

Disease Management
October 14, 2021 • 5 Min

Mental Health and Pancreatic Cancer

Dr. William Breitbart provides tips for your mental health during pancreatic cancer treatment, and an explanation of who can provide help.

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.

Disease Management
November 24, 2020 • 5 Min

Managing the Side Effects of Pancreatic Cancer Treatment

Chemotherapy side effects can be uncomfortable. Dr. Laleh Melstrom outlines patient options for managing the various side effects for increased quality of life.