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Pancreatic cancer patient Richard Liles
Survivor Stories
February 6, 2023 • 4 Min

Using Humor to Face Pancreatic Cancer

Richard Liles has a stage IV pancreatic cancer diagnosis but feels it is very important to keep a sense of humor throughout.

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Research
January 19, 2023 • 2 Min

Targeting the Oxidation Pathway to Treat Advanced Pancreatic Cancer

Researchers are testing a new drug that targets the oxidation pathway in order to make standard chemotherapy more effective for stage IV pancreatic cancer.

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Research
December 30, 2022 • 5 Min

A Year in Review: 2022 in Research

What progress was made in pancreatic treatment and screening? Learn about the major pancreatic cancer developments of 2022.

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Research
December 21, 2022 • 2 Min

Testing a New Immunotherapy Combo in Advanced Pancreatic Cancer

Researchers are testing an approved immunotherapy drug with a new drug that works on T cells to make it more effective for pancreatic cancer.

Pancreatic cancer patient Heather Sanderson
Survivor Stories
December 13, 2022 • 3 Min

Forget Stages . . . Set Goals Instead!

After her pancreatic cancer diagnosis, Heather Sanderson set goals: surgery and then getting back to the gym.

Pancreatic cancer patient Ellen Robbins and her husband Bob
Survivor Stories
November 2, 2022 • 3 Min

Urinary Tract Scans Lead to My Diagnosis

Ellen Robbins has the BRCA2 mutation, and that allowed her to participate in a clinical trial for her pancreatic cancer.

Dr. Michael Goggins
Research
August 22, 2022 • 6 Min

Surveillance Improves Outcomes for High-Risk Patients

Dr. Michael Goggins provides results for the CAPS5 pancreatic cancer surveillance and screening study for patients at high risk.

Dr. Vinod Balachandran
Research
August 9, 2022 • 4 Min

mRNA Vaccine Shows Promising Results

Dr. Vinod Balachandran is testing an mRNA vaccine for pancreatic cancer using the same technology as COVID vaccines.

Dr. Elizabeth Jaffee
Research
July 27, 2022 • 5 Min

Report Highlights Potential of TCR Therapy

Dr. Elizabeth Jaffee explains the unique technique used with success for one patient in a new immunotherapy clinical trial.

pancreatic cancer patient Reesa Levy
Survivor Stories
June 27, 2022 • 4 Min

Taking a Chance on a Clinical Trial

Reesa Levy traveled to find the right pancreatic cancer doctor for her, and then joined a clinical trial for a vaccine.

Dr. Allyson Ocean
Research
June 6, 2022 • 5 Min

Surprising Clinical Trial Results in Pancreatic and Rectal Cancer

Let’s Win Scientific Advisory Board Chair Dr. Allyson Ocean explains the surprising clinical trial results in pancreatic and rectal cancers.

long-term pancreatic cancer survivor Elizabeth O'Connor and her family
Survivor Stories
April 11, 2022 • 6 Min

Cherishing the Simple Things

Elizabeth O’Connor has a PALB2 genetic mutation so her stage IV pancreatic cancer has responded to immunotherapy.

Dr. Jennifer Knox and Dr. Elizabeth Jaffee
Research
March 31, 2022 • 7 Min

New Trial to Find Biomarkers to Guide Treatment

Drs. Jennifer Knox and Elizabeth Jaffee lead the PASS-01 trial using biomarkers and other measures to choose individualized treatment.

Pancreatic cancer patient Dennis Rues and family
Survivor Stories
February 4, 2022 • 3 Min

A Clinical Trial Gives Me Hope

When Dennis Rues’s pancreatic cancer recurred, his doctors recommended that he join a clinical trial. Now he’s doing well.

Susan Wells and friend
Survivor Stories
January 24, 2022 • 11 Min

Family, Friends, Hope, Strength, and Prayer

Susan Wells had chemotherapy but her treatment took a detour into more chemo and a clinical trial before she had a Whipple procedure.