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pancreatic cancer long-term survivor Earl Groce, his son and grandson
Survivor Stories
August 18, 2022 • 1 Min

Looking Forward to Tomorrow

Earl Groce is a long-term survivor of stage IV pancreatic cancer. He credits the clinical trial he was on with giving him time.

Long-term survivor Lynne Holcomb and her family
Survivor Stories
July 22, 2022 • 1 Min

Never Ever Ever Give Up

Lynne Holcomb turned to a clinical trial when standard treatment was not stopping her stage IV pancreatic cancer.

Long-term survivor Roy Vinke and his dog sitting on a deck overlooking mountains and a lake
Survivor Stories
June 16, 2022 • 1 Min

Another Chance at Life

Molecular profiling of long-term survivor Roy Vinke’s tumor and found a mismatch repair deficiency, which changed his treatment.

Long-term survivor Elizabeth O'Connor and her family
Survivor Stories
May 4, 2022 • 1 Min

The Mother I’ve Always Wanted To Be

Despite a long struggle with pancreatic cancer, long-term survivor Elizabeth O’Connor wants as much time as possible with her children.

long-term survivor Barry Hendrickson
Survivor Stories
January 27, 2022 • 1 Min

If You Believe You Can Do This . . .

Barry Hendrickson spent much of his career helping cancer patients with hair loss, but he never expected to be in their shoes.

long-term pancreatic cancer survivor Tom Bajoras playing the piano
Survivor Stories
March 30, 2021 • 1 Min

We’re in This Together

Long-term survivor Tom Bajoras took his pain from treatment for PNET and turned it into music to inspire others who are struggling.

survivor G. Paris Johnso
Survivor Stories
January 21, 2021 • 1 Min

What Will You Do With Your Dash?

G. Paris Johnson is a long-term survivor of pancreatic cancer. She is now focused on advocacy and making the most of her life.

Pancreatic Cancer UK logo and coronavirus
News
January 19, 2021 • 4 Min

No Time to Wait: UK Pancreatic Cancer Patients Struggle with Treatment and Diagnostic Delays

Peter De Rosa of Pancreatic Cancer UK provides an update on how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted pancreatic cancer patients in the UK.

survivor Margie Goldsmith
Survivor Stories
November 25, 2020 • 1 Min

Let’s Win! Pancreatic Cancer Survivors Series—Year Four

Our inspiring Survivors video series is entering Year Four. Meet more long-term survivors as well as researchers working for new treatments.

Medical personnel reviewing data
Disease Management
September 17, 2020 • 3 Min

What You Should Know About Tumor Boards

A tumor board brings together experts in different treatment fields to discuss your case and help direct your pancreatic cancer treatment.

illustration of a green round table with orange chairs
Disease Management
June 24, 2020 • 8 Min

At the Table: How to Talk to your Family and Friends about Pancreatic Cancer

David Dessert, Miggie Olsson, and John Moisan share what they learned about how to talk to family and friends about pancreatic cancer.

Ed Duncan and his daughters in the water below the Golden Gate Bridge as part of a cross-bay swim
Survivor Stories
June 12, 2019 • 1 Min

Every Day is a Good Day

Ed Duncan is a long-term survivor of pancreatic cancer. As survivor he has a stronger appreciation for life, and a renewed bond with his wife Kathie.

Julie Fleshman (PanCAN), Cindy Gavin (Let's Win), Barbara Kenner (Kenner Family Research Fund), Dino Varelli (Project Purple), Kerri Kaplan (Lustgarten Foundation), Liz Feld (Suzanne Wright Foundation) in front of the Madison Square Garden marquee in New York, for World Pancreatic Cancer Day
News
November 16, 2017 • 1 Min

World Pancreatic Cancer Coalition Members Demand Better on World Pancreatic Cancer Day

World Pancreatic Cancer Coalition members come together on World Pancreatic Cancer Day to demand better for patients, treatments, early detection, research.

Cindy Gavin (Let's Win) and Kerri Kaplan (Lustgarten Foundation) wearing purple on a New York street for World Pancreatic Cancer Day
News
November 16, 2017 • 1 Min

Let’s Win and the Lustgarten Foundation Demand Better for World Pancreatic Cancer Day

Cindy Gavin of Let’s Win and Kerri Kaplan of the Lustgarten Foundation demand better for treatments and research on World Pancreatic Cancer Day.

Cindy Gavin of Let's Win in purple in on the street in New York City, in front of Madison Square Garden's marquee that says Demand Better, for World Pancreatic Cancer Day
News
November 16, 2017 • 1 Min

Cindy Gavin Demands Better for World Pancreatic Cancer Day

Cindy Gavin, Founding Executive Director of Let’s Win, demands better treatment options for World Pancreatic Cancer Day in this PSA.

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