91 Articles

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Disease Management
August 13, 2020 • 5 Min

Navigating Pancreatic Cancer: Apps at Your Fingertips

Manage your pancreatic cancer care effectively with these seven smartphone apps. Track your nutrition intake, doctor’s appointments, and more.

long-term survivor Diane Borrison
Survivor Stories
July 22, 2020 • 1 Min

Individuals Can Make a Difference

As a long-term survivor of pancreatic cancer Diane Borrison realized that it was important for her to become a committed advocate for this disease.

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Disease Management
July 20, 2020 • 9 Min

At the Table: Taking Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Pancreatic cancer survivors discuss the different ways they are being careful to avoid catching COVID-19 during the pandemic.

RIchard Blish and Marian Muir Woods
Survivor Stories
June 18, 2020 • 1 Min

You Can Beat the Odds

Richard Blish, a long-term survivor of pancreatic cancer, was directed to a clinical trial by his immunologist daughter. The trial saved his life.

Dr. Jordan Winter
June 8, 2020 • 6 Min

Targeting Metabolic Vulnerability

Dr. Jordan Winter looks at cell metabolism to find areas of vulnerability in pancreatic cancer cells, to find a way to create better treatments.

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May 29, 2020 • 5 Min

Eighteen Important Words to Know if You Have Pancreatic Cancer

When you start pancreatic cancer treatment it seems like everyone is speaking a language you don’t know. Here are 18 important words to help you along.

Amy and Mom
Survivor Stories
May 8, 2020 • 1 Min

I’m Going to Beat This

Amy Zaterman is a long-term survivor who relied on her mother for support during treatment for stage IV pancreatic neuroendocrine cancer.

Social worker Lauren Shaffer discussed scanxiety.
Disease Management
May 4, 2020 • 5 Min

Where Caregivers Can Turn When they Need Support

Social worker Lauren Shaffer provides information about how and where caregivers for pancreatic cancer patients can get support and help for themselves.

Long-term pancreatic cancer survivor Bill Shrieves and his wife Jean
Survivor Stories
April 27, 2020 • 1 Min

Hope and Support

Long-term pancreatic cancer survivor Bill Shrieves founded a nonprofit to bring more information about the disease to his rural community.

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April 20, 2020 • 3 Min

COVID-19 and Pancreatic Cancer Clinical Trials

How is the COVID-19 pandemic affecting clinical trials? Learn more about what steps are being taken to protect patients on trials, plus more.

Anne Ireland, executive director of Nursing at City of Hope
Disease Management
April 8, 2020 • 5 Min

Be Prepared: Putting Together an Emergency Preparedness Kit

Anne Ireland outlines the important things a cancer patient should keep in an emergency preparedness kit in case of natural disaster or pandemic.

Rachel Moreno singing in the rain
Survivor Stories
March 27, 2020 • 1 Min

You Can Win This Fight

Rachel Moreno credits long-term survivor status to her choice to move to her son’s in Michigan for treatment, where she found a doctor and a clinical trial.

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March 24, 2020 • 7 Min

Pancreatic Cancer Treatment During the COVID-19 Pandemic

During the March 2020 PancChat, pancreatic cancer experts discussed treatment during the COVID-19 pandemic, along with other important issues for patients.

Nelson Bros
Survivor Stories
January 22, 2020 • 1 Min

Identify Your Risk Early

Long-term survivor Scott Nelson was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, so older brother Steve joined a screening study, which caught his cancer at its earliest stages.

Camille Moses looking at her garden
Survivor Stories
December 19, 2019 • 1 Min

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

Let’s Win kicks off Year Three of its Survivors Series of videos. The 2020 videos will feature patients with genetic mutations and more researchers.