Adapting Chemotherapy Regimens for a Better Pancreatic Cancer Outcome
Researchers are comparing chemotherapy regimens for effectiveness before surgery, and whether switching treatments makes a difference.
Blood Clots, a Stroke, and Pancreatic Cancer
Mike Emerson underwent a pancreatectomy followed by two years of chemotherapy and radiation but he’s enjoying life now.
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.
Taking Chances to Beat Pancreatic Cancer
With a family history of pancreatic cancer, Jay Bozick discovered he carries the BRCA2 mutation, which directed his treatment.
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.
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.
I Thought it Was a Stomach Bug
Robert Gamble thought he had a stomach bug, but it turned out to be pancreatic cancer. He needed surgery and chemotherapy.
Hypertension Drug as Part of First-Line Treatment for Unresectable Pancreatic Cancer
Researchers are testing if the addition of a hypertension drug to standard treatment will be more effective for advanced pancreatic cancer.
A Changing Treatment Plan
Shawnee Daniels-Sykes and her doctors have been changing her treatment plan to match her stage IV pancreatic cancer.
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.
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.
Cherishing the Simple Things
Elizabeth O’Connor has a PALB2 genetic mutation so her stage IV pancreatic cancer has responded to immunotherapy.