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pancreatic cancer patient Jennifer Lambert and her husband
Survivor Stories
May 18, 2022 • 4 Min

Early Diagnosis, Great Doctors, and Prayer

Jennifer Lambert was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer while on vacation in Spain. She returned home for a Whipple procedure and chemotherapy.

oncology dietitian Antonella Apicella
Disease Management
March 24, 2022 • 4 Min

The Key Role of an Oncology Dietitian in Pancreatic Cancer Treatment

Not sure what to eat during treatment? Oncology dietitian Antonella Apicella explains how to tailor an eating plan to your needs.

pancreatic cancer patient Leanne Pierce and family
Survivor Stories
November 29, 2021 • 4 Min

A Second Opinion Leads to Hope for the Future

Leanne Pierce decided to go to a major cancer center for a second opinion after her pancreatic cancer diagnosis.

Photos of different members of a pancreatic cancer treatment team
Treatments
February 12, 2021 • 4 Min

Drafting Your Health Care Team

If you have pancreatic cancer, a treatment team of experts from across the medical profession will make sure you get the best care.

Purple question marks
Treatments
June 27, 2019 • 5 Min

Questions to Ask Before You Begin Chemotherapy

Do you want to better understand your pancreatic cancer treatment? Dr. Andrew Hendifar outlines important questions to ask before starting chemotherapy.

Oncology dietitian Maria Petzel
Disease Management
May 17, 2018 • 4 Min

Eating Right Can Help Your Pancreatic Cancer Fight

Dietitian Maria Petzel suggests that pancreatic cancer patients work with a dietitian that specializes in cancer to combat side effects of treatment.

Micrograph of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma
Research
August 23, 2016 • 4 Min

Solving the Mystery of Cachexia

Researchers are looking for ways to combat cachexia, the metabolic syndrome that causes weight and muscle loss in people with cancer and other diseases.