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.
Meet the Researcher: Hiroyuki Kato, M.D., Ph.D.
Researcher Dr. Hiroyuki Kato has traveled from Japan to Boston for his research on IPMNs and pancreatic cancer.
What Is Pancreatic Cancer?
Learn more about the main different types of pancreatic cancer–adenocarcinoma and pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors.
Early Detection Saved My Life
Martin Abrams and his daughter Tova have a family history of pancreatic cancer, so a screening program and early detection are paramount.
Family History Matters
After Martin Abrams lost two siblings to pancreatic cancer, he made sure he was screened regularly because of his family history.
My Journey with Pancreatic Cancer
Dr. Robert Wagar lost both parents to pancreatic cancer. When his wife found an article about a surveillance study he had an MRI, which found a lesion.
Reducing Pancreatic Cancer Risk Through Chemoprevention
Dr. Peter Allen leads a clinical trial of chemoprevention–the use of a medication to prevent IPMNs from developing into pancreatic cancer.
Machine-Learning Assay May Improve Pancreatic Cyst Management
Dr. Anne Marie Lennon explains CompCyst, the artificial intelligence-based assay that can determine the best treatment for pancreatic cysts.
Kicking Pancreatic Cancer’s Butt
When Margie Goldsmith was diagnosed with an IPMN she made it her goal to beat that pancreatic cancer. It took two more tries but she did it.
Pancreatitis and Pancreatic Cancer Lead to Marathoning
Rob Stuardi had three bouts of pancreatitis before he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. He shares his joy of recovery running marathons to raise money for research.
Quality of Life and Following My Dream
Lee Wonnacott valued his quality of life when he chose treatment for IPMN. Now he rides his motorcycle around the country to honor veterans.
Very Fortunate to Have the Whipple
Six years after surgery to remove an IPMN neoplasm, Rosemary Buden found out she had pancreatic cancer and needed a Whipple procedure.