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Dr. James Flory
Research
September 2, 2022 • 4 Min

Finding the Best Diabetes Drug for Pancreatic Cancer Patients

Dr. James Flory wants to establish which diabetes drug works best for pancreatic cancer patients who develop diabetes.

Pancreatic cancer patient Sharon Rockmaker and her kids
Survivor Stories
August 17, 2022 • 6 Min

Going Outside Standard Protocol Changed Everything

Sharon Rockmaker was determined to have a Whipple procedure despite having stage IV pancreatic cancer, and she finally did.

Trevor Christ, PharmD
Disease Management
August 1, 2022 • 5 Min

Pancreatic Cancer and Drug Interactions: What You Need to Know

Pharmacist Trevor Christ emphasizes the importance of sharing your medication list with your medical team and pharmacist.

Dr. Michael Chuong
Research
June 30, 2022 • 6 Min

Ablative SMART Radiotherapy Could Be Beneficial for Advanced Pancreatic Cancer

Dr. Michael Chuong explains the advantages of radiation treatment with an MRI-guided system for pancreatic cancer patients.

Dr. Joshua Rabinowitz
Research
June 22, 2022 • 4 Min

Laboratory Study Shows Keto Diet May Enhance Chemotherapy

In a study in mice, Dr. Joshua Rabinowitz has found that a Keto diet enhances the effectiveness of chemotherapy.

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Research
May 26, 2022 • 3 Min

Chemotherapy-Radiation Combination for Pancreatic Cancer in the Liver

Can targeted radiation disrupt tumor growth in the liver of advanced pancreatic cancer patients with BRCA2 and PALB2 mutations?

Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor patient Robert Girdwain and his wife
Survivor Stories
April 22, 2022 • 5 Min

Facing Ongoing Treatment for PNET

Robert Girdwain faces ongoing treatment for his PNET (pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor) but relies on his faith to see him through.

pancreatic cancer patient Roger Peterson
Survivor Stories
March 29, 2022 • 7 Min

My Unexpected Journey

With a stage IV pancreatic cancer diagnosis, Roger Peterson faces ongoing chemotherapy with FOLFIRINOX as his treatment.

pancreatic cancer patient William Ramshaw
Disease Management
February 28, 2022 • 6 Min

My Eight-Year Un-Celebration of Surviving Pancreatic Cancer

William Ramshaw shares his thoughts and advice for those in treatment, on reaching the eight-year pancreatic cancer survivor mark.

pancreatic cancer patient Kevin Moore on his bicycle
Survivor Stories
February 17, 2022 • 5 Min

Endurance Athlete Enduring Pancreatic Cancer Treatment

After a stage IV pancreatic cancer diagnosis, Dr. Kevin Moore had cytoreductive surgery to remove the metastases in his abdomen.

Kim Reiss Binder
Research
January 12, 2022 • 5 Min

New Study Aims to Reduce Recurrence Risk for Select Patients

Dr. Kim A. Reiss is leading a study of the PARP inhibitor olaparib to delay or prevent a recurrence of surgically removed pancreatic cancer.

Abby Pezzulo and family
Survivor Stories
January 7, 2022 • 4 Min

Tomorrow Is a New Day

Abby Pezzulo was an active young working mother when she was diagnosed with a pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor.

Michael Whalen and his family
Survivor Stories
December 10, 2021 • 4 Min

Vigilance Leads to Pancreatic Cancer Diagnosis

After his pancreatic cancer diagnosis, Michael Whalen searched for someone willing to treat him with chemotherapy.

pancreatic cancer patient Francois
Survivor Stories
November 12, 2021 • 6 Min

Taking Life with Pancreatic Cancer One Day at a Time

François has been taking chemotherapy for his pancreatic cancer treatment and living one day at a time, to make the most of his life.

Dr. Tammy McClellan, PharmD
Disease Management
September 28, 2021 • 5 Min

What Exactly Does an Oncology Pharmacist Do?

Dr. Tammy McClellan explains the role of the oncology pharmacist, and why she is an important part of a patient’s care team.