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Webinar, Symptoms and Risks
Webinars
October 28, 2022 • 1 Min

Symptoms and Risk Factors

Moderator Daniel G Garza leads Dr. Rachna Shroff and Dr. Fiyinfolu Balogun in a discussion of risk factors and symptoms of pancreatic cancer.

pancreatic cancer patient Wayne and his family
Survivor Stories
March 16, 2022 • 4 Min

Pancreatitis and Pancreatic Cancer

When Wayne was diagnosed with pancreatitis, the tests showed a very high likelihood of pancreatic cancer.

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Symptoms
February 9, 2022 • 5 Min

Understanding Who Is at High Risk for Pancreatic Cancer

Dr. Matthew Yurgelun explains what high risk means for pancreatic cancer, and outlines what you can do if you meet these criteria.

Gastroenterologist Dr. Venkata Akshintala
Symptoms
September 20, 2021 • 4 Min

Precursors to Pancreatic Cancer: Are There Any Signs to Watch Out For?

Dr. Venkata Akshintala outlines some of the precursors to pancreatic cancer that people should look out for.

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Research
July 16, 2021 • 2 Min

Identifying Biomarkers for Early Detection of Pancreatic Cancer

A clinical trial for at-risk people is looking for biomarkers that can indicate pancreatic cancer is growing.

Learn the Risk Factors webinar announcement
Webinars
February 26, 2021 • 1 Min

Learn the Risk Factors

In the first Let’s Learn webinar, Learn the Risk Factors, experts explain how diabetes, genetic mutations, and pancreatitis impact pancreatic cancer.

pancreatic cancer patient Anthony Rafaniello and his grandsons
Survivor Stories
October 8, 2020 • 3 Min

Diagnosed Early

Because Anthony Rafaniello had recurring pancreatitis, he paid close attention when he started to feel sick. The result: pancreatic cancer diagnosed early.

Anil Rustgi
Research
September 3, 2020 • 6 Min

The Future of Pancreatic Cancer Treatment

Dr. Anil Rustgi discusses the latest developments in pancreatic cancer treatment and the direction of current research in early detection.

Pancreatic cancer patient Amy Zaterman and her husband Sean Seltzer
Survivor Stories
June 29, 2020 • 14 Min

Planning for My Future

Amy Zaterman was 30 when she was diagnosed with stage IV PNET, but she found a doctor who believed in her and never gave up.

Pancreatic cancer survivor John O'Grady standing in front of a purple and white quilt he made
Survivor Stories
February 21, 2020 • 7 Min

Surviving Pancreatic Cancer and Inspiring Others

When John O’Grady realized he was going to survive pancreatic cancer, he beganinto helping other patients by volunteering with PanCAN and making quilts.

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Research
October 22, 2019 • 2 Min

Searching for Potential Pancreatic Cancer Blood Biomarkers

Researchers are using blood samples to follow people considered at risk for developing pancreatic cancer in a trial looking for early detection biomarkers.

pancreatic cancer survivor Rob Stuardi
Survivor Stories
April 3, 2019 • 4 Min

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.

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Research
June 26, 2018 • 2 Min

Early Detection Trial for People at Higher Risk of Pancreatic Cancer

Relatives of pancreatic cancer patients or people who carry certain mutations can participate in an early detection clinical trial.

Pancreatic cancer patient Lee Wonnacott on his motorcycle
Survivor Stories
December 8, 2017 • 5 Min

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.

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Treatments
November 1, 2017 • 5 Min

Frequently Asked Questions About Pancreatic Cancer

Have you or someone you love just been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer? Learn some basic facts about this disease from our FAQ.

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