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Dr. Arnav Mehta, researcher
Research
November 18, 2022 • 5 Min

Meet the Researcher: Arnav Mehta, M.D., Ph.D.

Researcher Dr. Arnav Mehta combines mathematics with medicine as he tries to find better options for gastrointestinal cancer patients.

ASCO GI and LW 2022
Research
January 27, 2022 • 6 Min

A Report from ASCO GI 2022

Clinical trials were reported on at ASCO GI 2022, as well as reports on COVID, virtual tumor boards, and racial disparities in treatment.

pancreatic cancer patient Glen Trotiner
Survivor Stories
October 19, 2021 • 8 Min

My Two-Year Journey with Pancreatic Cancer

When filmmaker Glen Trotiner was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, he learned a new meaning for “treatment.”

COVID-19 vaccine vial and syringe
News
March 26, 2021 • 4 Min

Should Cancer Patients Get the COVID-19 Vaccine? Yes!

Should pancreatic cancer patients get the COVID-19 vaccine? According to the experts, yes, and as soon as they can.

pancreatic cancer patient Barbara Wojciechowski
Survivor Stories
March 2, 2021 • 2 Min

Pancreatic Cancer During the Pandemic

Barbara Wojciechowski was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer as the pandemic was rising, affecting her family support during treatment.

Pancreatic Cancer UK logo and coronavirus
News
January 19, 2021 • 4 Min

No Time to Wait: UK Pancreatic Cancer Patients Struggle with Treatment and Diagnostic Delays

Peter De Rosa of Pancreatic Cancer UK provides an update on how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted pancreatic cancer patients in the UK.

Green and red microscope
Research
December 30, 2020 • 6 Min

A Year in Review: 2020

In March 2020, life as we knew it changed. The way we work, the way we gather, the way we each live our daily lives all felt upended, seemingly overnight. The global pandemic of COVID-19 affected everything, including cancer care and research. COVID-19 brought new risks to cancer patients, whose immune systems are compromised from […]

pancreatic cancer patient Michael Florio and his family
Survivor Stories
November 3, 2020 • 6 Min

The Importance of Family and Friends

Michael Florio has been able to count on his family and friends to get him to pancreatic cancer treatment and support him through a Whipple procedure.

Anil Rustgi
Research
September 3, 2020 • 6 Min

The Future of Pancreatic Cancer Treatment

Dr. Anil Rustgi discusses the latest developments in pancreatic cancer treatment and the direction of current research in early detection.

Coronavirus SARS CoV 2
News
July 30, 2020 • 4 Min

COVID-19—An Update

What is the status of international and US travel? Which states have mask mandates? Are vaccines progressing? Read our COVID-19 update for more information.

illustration of a green round table with orange chairs
Disease Management
July 20, 2020 • 9 Min

At the Table: Taking Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Pancreatic cancer survivors discuss the different ways they are being careful to avoid catching COVID-19 during the pandemic.

coronavirus illustration
News
June 17, 2020 • 2 Min

Where We Are with COVID-19—A Wrap-Up

In a final COVID-19 Tip of the Week, pancreatic cancer patients need to continue social distancing, wearing masks, and washing hands frequently.

Coronavirus SARS CoV 2
News
June 10, 2020 • 5 Min

How COVID-19 Is Transmitted: The Latest Information

Virus in the air? Asymptomatic carriers? Surfaces? Pets? Find out the latest information about how COVID-19 is transmitted.

coronavirus particles in a slide
News
June 3, 2020 • 4 Min

Confused about COVID-19 Testing? What You Need to Know

Confused by the information about COVID-19 testing? Our article explains the types of tests, whether testing is readily available, and how to get tested.

Black and white image of fogged glasses
News
May 27, 2020 • 2 Min

Keep Your Glasses from Fogging When Wearing a Mask

Here are some tips from doctors on how to prevent your glasses from fogging up when you wear your mandated mask for COVID-19.

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