Taking Chances to Beat Pancreatic Cancer
With a family history of pancreatic cancer, Jay Bozick discovered he carries the BRCA2 mutation, which directed his treatment.
The Importance of a Good Treatment Team
Wayne Mullis credits his treatment team with choosing the best pancreatic cancer treatment for him and for helping him through treatment.
Time and Hope
Rose farmer Michael Francis wanted more time with his family, so he joined a clinical trial to treat his stage III pancreatic cancer.
Thirteen Survival Years and Counting
Diane Borrison’s doctor consulted the experts at academic hospitals to choose a treatment plan including Whipple surgery.
My Journey Through Stage IV Pancreatic Cancer
When Chris Parrish was diagnosed with stage IV pancreatic cancer, she searched for a program and treatment plan until she found a place that gave her hope.
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.
A New Combination Chemotherapy Before Surgery
A new clinical trial adds vitamin D to standard of care chemotherapy before surgery, to make pancreatic cancer tumors more removable.
Testing a Breast Cancer Drug for Other Advanced Solid Tumors
In a clinical trial, a new class of breast cancer drug called a kinase inhibitor is being tested to treat pancreatic cancer.
Far More Time than I Originally Expected
After a Whipple procedure, SBRT, and chemotherapy, Robert Glazier is staying informed about treatment options for pancreatic cancer.
Clinical Trial of Immunotherapy Plus Sunshine Vitamin May Help in Pancreatic Cancer Fight
Can vitamin D make it easier for chemotherapy drugs to reach the pancreatic cancer tumor? A clinical trial is testing this idea.
Exploring the Effectiveness of an Experimental Class of Drug
Does adding a PARP inhibitor drug to standard treatment help control the spread of advanced pancreatic cancer in patients with the BRCA mutation?
Understanding Family History Makes a Difference in Treatment Options
Elizabeth Pršić describes her mother Andrea’s pancreatic cancer treatment. Andrea has the BRCA2 mutation, which helps determine the plan.
Personalized Treatment Plans in the Fight Against PC
David Dessert explains that his aunt’s genetic testing for BRCA2 mutation directed his own treatment for pancreatic cancer.