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BRCA Mutations and Pancreatic Cancer webinar announcement
Webinars
October 13, 2023 • 2 Min

BRCA Mutations and Pancreatic Cancer

Let’s Win, the National Alliance for Hispanic Health, and the Basser Center for BRCA teamed up to present a webinar on BRCA mutations and pancreatic cancer.

Pancreatic cancer patient Rhonda Havig and her family
Survivor Stories
June 1, 2023 • 4 Min

No One Fights Alone

Because of her grandfather, Rhonda Havig knew she had a family history of pancreatic cancer. But her own diagnosis was still a surprise.

Dr. Allyson Ocean
Treatments
April 14, 2023 • 5 Min

Who Should Be Screened For Pancreatic Cancer

Who should be screened for pancreatic cancer? Dr. Allyson Ocean explains how genetic mutations and family history factor into screening.

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.

Dr. Ray Wadlow
Research
February 9, 2023 • 5 Min

PRECEDE Trial Sets Survival Rate Goal

Dr. Raymond Wadlow explains how earlier detection of high-risk people is key the PRECEDE trial’s goal to increase pancreatic cancer survival rates.

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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.

Dr. Nicolette Rodriguez
Research
October 25, 2022 • 5 Min

Meet the Researcher: Nicolette Juliana Rodriguez, M.D., M.P.H.

Learn more about the research interests of Nicolette Rodriguez, M.D., M.P.H., one of the young investigators Let’s Win sponsored at AACR.

Shawnee Daniels Sykes
Survivor Stories
August 4, 2022 • 4 Min

A Changing Treatment Plan

Shawnee Daniels-Sykes and her doctors have been changing her treatment plan to match her stage IV pancreatic cancer.

long-term pancreatic cancer survivor Elizabeth O'Connor and her family
Survivor Stories
April 11, 2022 • 6 Min

Cherishing the Simple Things

Elizabeth O’Connor has a PALB2 genetic mutation so her stage IV pancreatic cancer has responded to immunotherapy.

Dr. Nicolette Rodriguez
Research
March 21, 2022 • 5 Min

New Study to Get More Minorities Involved in Genetic Testing

Dr. Nicolette Rodriguez leads the REGENERATE study to find the best ways to get more Black and Latinx Americans genetic testing for cancer.

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Symptoms
February 9, 2022 • 5 Min

Understanding Who Is at High Risk for Pancreatic Cancer

Who is high-risk for pancreatic cancer? Oncologist Dr. Matthew Yurgelun explains high-risk populations and what steps to take if you meet the criteria.

Kim Reiss Binder
Research
January 12, 2022 • 5 Min

New Study Aims to Reduce Recurrence Risk for Select Patients

Dr. Kim A. Reiss is leading a study of the PARP inhibitor olaparib to delay or prevent a recurrence of surgically removed pancreatic cancer.

Dr. Diane Simeone and genetic counselor Jessica Everett
Symptoms
June 8, 2021 • 4 Min

Crafting a Medical Family Tree

Dr. Diane Simeone and genetic counselor Jessica Everett explain why it is important to create a medical family tree for pancreatic cancer.

pancreatic cancer patient Chris Treubert
Survivor Stories
May 28, 2021 • 3 Min

BRCA Mutation Determines My Pancreatic Cancer Treatment

Chris Treubert started with one type of chemotherapy but when the results of genetic testing showed a BRCA mutation he changed treatment.

Find Treatment Options webinar
Webinars
April 30, 2021 • 1 Min

Find Treatment Options

In Find Treatment Options, oncologists and genetic counselors discuss treatments and the importance of genetic testing.