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Long-term survivor Abby Pezzulo and her family
Survivor Stories
May 9, 2024 • 1 Min

Better Than Ever

Long-term survivor Abby Pezzulo’s children very young when she was diagnosed with PNET, so she focused on them and her husband to get through.

Monsita Botwick, long-term pancreatic cancer survivor
Survivor Stories
April 25, 2024 • 1 Min

How Far I’ve Come

After Whipple surgery, chemo, and another emergency, long-term survivor Monsita Botwick needed help from a therapist to continue treatment.

long-term survivor Doron Broman
Survivor Stories
March 26, 2024 • 1 Min

I Want to Live!

Every day long-term survivor of pancreatic cancer Doron Bromon sends an important message to the world: I Want to Live!

long-term survivor Paul Suntup
Survivor Stories
February 21, 2024 • 1 Min

Proud to be Living with Pancreatic Cancer

Paul Suntup is a long-term survivor living with recurring pancreatic cancer. He tells other patients that they too can survive this disease.

long-term survivor Davi D'Agostino
Survivor Stories
January 19, 2024 • 1 Min

Steely Strength to Keep Going

Long-term survivor Davi D’Agostino discovered she carries the BRCA2 mutation, which changed her treatment plan to targeted therapy.

Lynn Perkins
Survivor Stories
December 8, 2023 • 2 Min

Being Aggressive Paid Off

Lynn Perkins was only 42 when she was diagnosed with stage I pancreatic cancer, so she wanted aggressive treatment. That was in 2004!

long-term survivor Sheriff Errol Toulon and his son
Survivor Stories
November 30, 2023 • 1 Min

Appreciation for Humanity

Dr. Errol D. Toulon, Jr., is an example of resiliency, as a long-term survivor of pancreatic cancer and Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

Long term pancreatic cancer survivor Julie Lopp and her family
Survivor Stories
October 26, 2023 • 1 Min

Leave No Stone Unturned

Long-term survivor Julie Lopp was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, she told her friends that all she wanted was more of every single day.

Long-term pancreatic cancer survivor Anthony Del Russo
Survivor Stories
September 28, 2023 • 1 Min

Embrace All the Good Things

After two bouts with pancreatic cancer, long-term survivor Anthony Del Russo embraces all the good in life with his family and friends.

Survivor Stories
August 25, 2023 • 1 Min

Listen to the Patient

Long-term survivor Michael Whalen is here because he pushed his doctors to follow up on his concern about possibly having pancreatic cancer.

Donna Robinson and family
Survivor Stories
August 17, 2023 • 4 Min

One of the Biggest Tumors They Had Ever Seen

Pancreatectomy surgery to remove her cancer was Donna Robinson’s goal, despite having one of the largest tumors her doctors had ever seen.

Long-term survivor Alan Nathanson and family
Survivor Stories
July 20, 2023 • 1 Min

Gratitude is the Divine Attitude

Long-term survivor Alan Nathanson credits humor, determination, and the support of his wife for his pancreatic cancer survival.

Pancreatic cancer survivor Dr. Errol Toulon Jr., Sheriff of Suffolk County
Survivor Stories
June 27, 2023 • 6 Min

A Fighting Spirit

Resilience best describes Dr. Errol D. Toulon, Jr., a long-term survivor of lymphoma, pancreatic cancer, and a heart emergency.

Long-term survivor Steven Lewis and his wife
Survivor Stories
June 14, 2023 • 1 Min

Bold, Aggressive, Decisive, and Rapid

Long-term survivor Steven Lewis credits the support of family for getting him through aggressive treatment when his pancreatic cancer came back.

Donna Robinson and family
Survivor Stories
May 10, 2023 • 1 Min

Find the Joy in Your Life Every Day

Long-term survivor Donna Robinson decided to focus on joy rather than fear during treatment for pancreatic cancer.