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Research
June 18, 2024 • 6 Min

Pancreatic Cancer Research Updates from ASCO 2024

Learn about the latest developments in pancreatic cancer research into immunotherapy and chemotherapy from the ASCO 2024 meeting.

Eduardo Servin and his family
Survivor Stories
June 3, 2024 • 4 Min

No Time To Lose

Eduardo Servin acted pretty quickly when he began itching all over and noticed that he was jaundiced. He believes this saved his life.

Pancreatic cancer survivor Kim Bate and his wife
Survivor Stories
May 20, 2024 • 4 Min

The Sound of Hope

Kim Bate has a long family history of pancreatic cancer, losing his sister and twin brother to it. Then he received the same diagnosis.

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Disease Management
May 2, 2024 • 6 Min

What to Eat—and What to Avoid—When You Have Pancreatic Cancer

The disease and treatment for pancreatic cancer affect the digestive system. Dietitian L.J. Amaral guides you to the best nutrition sources.

Monsita Botwick, long-term pancreatic cancer survivor
Survivor Stories
April 25, 2024 • 1 Min

How Far I’ve Come

After Whipple surgery, chemo, and another emergency, long-term survivor Monsita Botwick needed help from a therapist to continue treatment.

Dr. Allyson Ocean
Research
March 25, 2024 • 3 Min

Leveraging Nanoparticle Technology for Paclitaxel Delivery in Pancreatic Cancer Patients

Dr. Allyson Ocean explains why nanoparticle delivery technology for getting paclitaxel to the tumor could be advantageous for patients.

Janice Canfield in the Antarctic
Survivor Stories
March 4, 2024 • 3 Min

Cancer-Free and Running Strong

After her Whipple procedure, Janice Canfield is making the most of her time, working, running races, and traveling the world.

Dr. Gulam Manji
Research
February 23, 2024 • 5 Min

Chemotherapy Plus Immunotherapy Trial Shows Promise

Dr. Gulam Manji leads a clinical trial that uses two types of immunotherapy to enhance chemotherapy for pancreatic cancer patients.

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News
February 14, 2024 • 3 Min

New FDA Approval Brings More Treatment Options in Metastatic Disease

The FDA has approved the use of liposomal irinotecan in the chemotherapy combination NALIRIFOX for metastatic pancreatic cancer.

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Research
January 29, 2024 • 6 Min

ASCO GI Symposium Features a Broad Range of Pancreatic Cancer Research

Researchers at ASCO GI 2024 reported on research in health disparities, KRAS and other genetic mutations, and novel treatments.

Joe Pearson and his family
Survivor Stories
January 24, 2024 • 4 Min

Don’t Give Up

Joe Pearson responded so well to chemotherapy that even with a stage III tumor near a blood vessel he was able to have Whipple surgery.

pancreatic cancer survivor Dave Paffenroth and wife Wendy
Survivor Stories
January 10, 2024 • 8 Min

Always Insist On More

Dave Paffenroth’s wife Wendy was an extraordinary caregiver, coordinating treatments and family support during pancreatic cancer treatment.

researcher Herve Tiriac
Research
November 20, 2023 • 4 Min

Two-Drug Combo Targets KRAS and Fights Resistance

Researcher Hervé Tiriac leads a clinical trial for a new drug combination targeting KRAS and chemotherapy resistance.

Pancreatic cancer patient Joseph Mele
Survivor Stories
November 15, 2023 • 2 Min

A Long Slog to Diagnosis, A Quick Sprint to Surgery

Joseph Mele suffered through a year of mysterious GI symptoms until he was finally diagnosed with stage II pancreatic cancer.

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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.