Treatments

472 articles

Survivor Stories
May 10, 2019 • 5 Min

Molecular Profiling Leads to Non-Standard Pancreatic Cancer Treatments

With stage IV pancreatic cancer, Rick Baker got molecular profiling which helped direct his different treatments, including clinical trials.

Webinars
November 9, 2023 • 1 Min

Treatments and the Importance of Clinical Trials

In a webinar, Drs. Allyson Ocean and Arturo Loaiza-Bonilla discuss pancreatic cancer treatments and why clinical trials are so important.

Research
November 21, 2016 • 4 Min

Immunotherapy Treatments Provide Hope to Pancreatic Cancer Patients

Dr. Robert Vonderheide of the Abramson Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania describes immunotherapy trials for pancreatic cancer.

Webinars
January 5, 2023 • 1 Min

Treatments and Clinical Trials

Let’s Win and the National Alliance for Hispanic Health’s Nuestras Voces program cosponsored a webinar about treatments and clinical trials.

Chemotherapy and Radiation
September 22, 2016 • 5 Min

Going Place-to-Place to Find the Treatments I Wanted

David Shell traveled around to a number of doctors and hospitals at different stages of his treatment to be able to get surgery to remove his tumor.

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.

Research
April 5, 2016 • 2 Min

Combining Gene Therapy with Current First-line Treatments for Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer

Gene therapy combined with standard first-line chemotherapy treatment forms a clinical trial for metastatic pancreatic cancer.

Page
August 2, 2022 • 3 Min

Pancreatic Cancer Basics

Learn the Basics Getting diagnosed with pancreatic cancer is overwhelming. Besides not feeling well, you are thrown into a world with treatments, procedures, and words you don’t know, while facing major decisions and a very serious disease. Here you can find comprehensive explanations, including different treatments and questions to ask. To learn more about first […]

Survivor Stories
April 20, 2017 • 5 Min

A New Treatment Leads to a Whipple Procedure

After his pancreatic cancer diagnosis, Guy Davidson looked for the most advanced treatment that would allow him to qualify for a Whipple procedure.

Research
December 29, 2021 • 8 Min

Pancreatic Cancer Science—2021 in Review

As the year winds down Let’s Win provides an overall look at the highlights of 2021 in pancreatic cancer science.

Research
November 15, 2017 • 2 Min

Trying Targeted Treatments Used for Other Cancers

Researchers are trying kinase inhibitors that are effective for breast cancer, colorectal cancer, and melanoma on pancreatic cancer.

Treatments
March 2, 2018 • 4 Min

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.

Treatments
February 12, 2021 • 4 Min

Drafting Your Health Care Team

If you have pancreatic cancer, a treatment team of experts from across the medical profession will make sure you get the best care.

Treatments
June 27, 2019 • 5 Min

Questions to Ask Before You Begin Chemotherapy

Do you want to better understand your pancreatic cancer treatment? Dr. Andrew Hendifar outlines important questions to ask before starting chemotherapy.

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.