Finding Qualified Doctors Made All the Difference
Lee Ringuette switched doctors to get ones willing to try new treatment protocols so he could have to a Whipple procedure.
Important Questions When Starting Pancreatic Cancer Treatment
Dr. Gauri Varadhachary outlines the important questions to ask when you start treatment with surgery, chemotherapy, or radiation for pancreatic cancer.
Targeting AXL May Improve Chemotherapy for Pancreatic Cancer
Dr. Shaalan Beg describes a clinical trial using the kinase inhibitor bemcentinib along with chemotherapy as a way to slow down or stop pancreatic cancer.
PARP Inhibitors for Pancreatic Cancer Maintenance Treatment
Dr. Kim Reiss Binder is leading a clinical trial of maintenance treatment with the PARP inhibitor rucaparib, for patients who carry the BRCA mutation.
Medical Marijuana: More Science Could Help Clear the Air
What’s the scoop on medical marijuana? Legal? Helpful? Find the most up-to-date information on what it is approved for, and where the research is going.
Personalized Immunotherapy Vaccine for Pancreatic Cancer
Researchers are creating a personalized vaccine to stimulate a pancreatic cancer patient’s immune system after surgery and chemotherapy.
Going the Extra Mile for Treatment—or Not?
Should you go to a larger cancer center or stay closer to home at a smaller hospital? Learn about the pros and cons of each option.
Laurie MacCaskill is a long-term survivor of pancreatic cancer. She followed a personalized treatment plan, and focused her energy on remaining optimistic.
Another Day to Live
Marc Binder is living with stage IV pancreatic cancer, thanks to a personalized treatment plan that allows him to keep active.
Reimagining the Possible to Survive Stage IV Pancreatic Cancer
Marisa Harris was given a devastating diagnosis of stage IV pancreatic cancer. She tapped the power within herself, as well as chemotherapy, to become a long-term survivor.
Thriving After Surviving Pancreatic Cancer
Nancy Nebenzahl, a sever-year survivor of pancreatic cancer, had a Whipple and a personalized treatment plan. She supplemented this with acupuncture and exercise to ease the side effects.
Shedding Light on Chemo Brain
What is chemo fog or chemo brain? Are there techniques to counteract the side effects of chemotherapy on the brain?
Using the Energy Around Me to Help Me Heal
Judith Glaser’s genetic mutation influenced her chemotherapy and radiation treatments, supported by the healing energy of friends.
Always Looking for a Cure
Linda Milazzo had a couple of bouts of pancreatitis before being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Read about her treatment path.
New Cancer Stem Cell Pathway Drug May Change Standard of Care
Dr. Tanios Bekii-Saab is testing a new drug that works on pancreatic cancer stem cells to make chemotherapy more effective.