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11 Articles

Pancreatic cancer patient Rod Devlin at Purple Stride
Survivor Stories
November 30, 2022 • 6 Min

Being Persistent Led to my Cancer Diagnosis

Rod Devlin wasn’t getting an answer to his pain but he was persistent until he finally found a doctor that would give him a scan.

Dr. Emma Kurz
Research
October 12, 2022 • 6 Min

Exercise Helps Boost Immune System and Immunotherapy Treatment

Dr. Emma Kurz is part of a research team that has found that exercise can help make immunotherapy more effective for pancreatic cancer.

Researcher Christine Dieli-Conwright
Disease Management
July 6, 2022 • 4 Min

Stay Fit During Cancer Treatment

Researcher Christina Dieli-Conwright discusses the benefits of exercise during pancreatic cancer treatments, and ways patients can stay fit.

Pancreatic cancer patient Chad Handley, his family and dogs, outdoors with fallend leaves
Survivor Stories
December 11, 2020 • 8 Min

Marching On Against Pancreatic Cancer

Chad Handley is facing pancreatic cancer one step at a time–literally. After every chemotherapy he walks to help ease the side effects.

hand holding a smartphone with apps
Disease Management
August 13, 2020 • 5 Min

Navigating Pancreatic Cancer: Apps at Your Fingertips

Need help with nutrition or tracking appointments? Here are seven smartphone cancer apps to help manage different aspects of pancreatic cancer treatment.

Pancreatic cancer survivor Larry Nicolet, his wife, and grandchildren
Survivor Stories
January 20, 2020 • 3 Min

Surviving Pancreatic Cancer Three Times

Jaundice brought Larry Nicolet to the doctor but took three tries, including a Whipple procedure, for him to be clean of pancreatic cancer.

pancreatic cancer patient Brad Kerr
Survivor Stories
October 1, 2019 • 9 Min

A Second Opinion Leads to a New Treatment Plan

Brad Kerr changed his pancreatic cancer treatment plan after getting a second opinion, and had neoadjuvant chemotherapy before his Whipple.

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.

Dr. Sunil Hingorani and Dr. David Zhen
Disease Management
April 11, 2019 • 4 Min

Handling the Changes Cancer Brings to Your Lifestyle

Drs. Sunil Hingorani and David Zhen discuss ways to handle lifestyle changes including work and diet during pancreatic cancer treatment.

Older couple in navy blue walking for exercise
Disease Management
October 29, 2018 • 4 Min

Exercise Before, During, and After Pancreatic Cancer Treatment Could Save Your Life

Dr. Matthew Katz explains the benefits of even the most modest amount of exercise throughout pancreatic cancer treatment.

John Moisan, pancreatic cancer patient
Survivor Stories
March 20, 2018 • 5 Min

A Routine Physical Saved My Life

John Moisan’s doctor noticed he had lost weight, and insisted he get an abdominal CT scan. They found a pancreatic tumor and he had a pancreatectomy.