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pancreatic cancer patient Andy Seynaeve and his family
Survivor Stories
May 5, 2023 • 7 Min

Have Hope

Andy Seynaeve has undergone many rounds of chemotherapy but he has had a great response. Best of all, he has hope.

pancreatic cancer patient Bonnie Dahl and her husband
Survivor Stories
March 29, 2023 • 4 Min

A Second Opinion Felt Right

Bonnie Dahl considered treatment for stage I pancreatic cancer near home but felt a second opinion and a bigger cancer center were important.

pancreatic cancer patient Jay Buth and family
Survivor Stories
March 3, 2023 • 9 Min

Vigilance in Pursuing Symptoms Leads to Early Diagnosis

Jay Buth was very persistent in pursuing the reason for his symptoms. That led to a diagnosis of early stage pancreatic cancer.

pancreatic cancer patient Martin Hynes and family
Survivor Stories
February 17, 2023 • 5 Min

Reeducating Myself About Pancreatic Cancer

Martin Hynes knew all about pancreatic cancer–as a research director he worked on the development of Gemzar. He was able to have a Whipple and is doing well.

Pancreatic cancer patient Richard Liles
Chemotherapy and Radiation
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 27, 2023 • 6 Min

Research Updates from ASCO GI 2023

Read the latest clinical trial and research updates from the 2023 ASCO GI meeting, including a review of genetic testing uptake.

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 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.

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.

pancreatic cancer patient Michael Bailey
Survivor Stories
October 20, 2022 • 6 Min

How Could This Happen to Me?

Michael Bailey felt his world turn sideways after a diagnosis of acinar cell pancreatic cancer. He had a pancreatectomy and chemotherapy.

Pancreatic cancer patient Dean Jackson and family
Survivor Stories
June 14, 2022 • 5 Min

Go Live Your Life

After his pancreatic cancer diagnosis, Dean Jackson took his treatment of chemotherapy, radiation, and a Whipple procedure step by step.

pancreatic cancer patient Ira Sharp
Survivor Stories
June 1, 2022 • 5 Min

The Benefit of Multiple Clinical Trials

Dr. Ira Sharp knew that his best bet for surviving pancreatic cancer was to look for clinical trials as part of his treatment.

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.

pancreatic cancer patient Roger Peterson
Chemotherapy and Radiation
March 29, 2022 • 7 Min

My Unexpected Journey

With a stage IV pancreatic cancer diagnosis, Roger Peterson faces ongoing chemotherapy with FOLFIRINOX as his treatment.

pancreatic cancer patient Wayne and his family
Survivor Stories
March 16, 2022 • 4 Min

Pancreatitis and Pancreatic Cancer

When Wayne was diagnosed with pancreatitis, the tests showed a very high likelihood of pancreatic cancer.