Hope and a Chance to Fight
Irwin Greenblatt just wanted a chance, so after Whipple surgery he agreed to join a chemotherapy clinical trial. His wife Audrey tells their story.
Fighting On To See Her Children Grow Up
Despite aggressive pancreatic cancer, with a BRCA-like genetic mutation, Dr. Jill Pechacek is determined to stay alive to see her children grow up.
Pancreatic Cancer Leads to a New Direction
After Sheila Sky Kasselman recovered from pancreatic cancer treatment, she became a pancreatic cancer activist, determined to help find more treatments.
Synergy with Metronomic Chemotherapy
Oncologists are trying metronomic chemotherapy, lower doses of toxic drugs given on a steady basis, to fight pancreatic cancer.
Comparing Chemotherapy and Radiation Regimens to Prevent Recurrence of Pancreatic Cancer
A clinical trial compares standard chemotherapy with gemcitabine to the combination of chemotherapy with capecitabine and radiation.
Tailoring My Treatment to My Tumor Genetics
After diagnosis with pancreatic cancer, Sharon Simone had her tumor analyzed. The report on her tumor genetics determined her treatment.
Two Types of Immunotherapy for Surgically Removable Pancreatic Cancer
A clinical trial compares the effectiveness of two different types of immunotherapy with standard treatment after pancreatic cancer surgery.
Alternating Protocols to Attack Pancreatic Cancer
Working with his oncologist, Dr. Mark Fishman decided to follow non-standard alternating protocols to treat his pancreatic cancer.
Taking a Different Approach to Pancreatic Cancer Treatment
When Dr. Stephen Bigelsen was diagnosed with stage IV pancreatic cancer, he found a doctor to created a personalized treatment plan.
A Pancreatic Vaccine Clinical Trial Worked for Me
Kathleen Dowell was worried that her pancreatic cancer treatment would not work so she enrolled in a pancreatic cancer vaccine trial.
The First Line of Defense against Pancreatic Cancer
Drs. Allyson Ocean and David Tuveson explain why pancreatic cancer patients should participate in clinical trials at the time of diagnosis.
An Unexpected Diagnosis After Surgery
Lora Kelly had surgery to remove a cyst that turned out to be pancreatic cancer. Treatment including clinical trials keeps the cancer from returning.
A Clinical Trial Gives Me a Comfortable Life
Irwin Hausman lives a relatively comfortable life with pancreatic cancer, thanks to a clinical trial using low-dose chemotherapy and high-dose vitamin C.