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.
Using the Lessons of Recovery in my Pancreatic Cancer Treatment
Robert Hessler used the lessons he learned as a recovering alcoholic to help him through the challenges of a Whipple procedure.
My Two-Year Journey with Pancreatic Cancer
When filmmaker Glen Trotiner was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, he learned a new meaning for “treatment.”
Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor Caught By Chance
When Jason McMurtrie found out he had a pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor he chose laparoscopic surgery; now he’s back traveling with his wife.
Here Today Because of a Whipple Procedure
Rick Lenert had a Whipple procedure for stage I pancreatic cancer, followed by many complications but he’s here 18 years later enjoying life.
Pancreatic Cancer During the Pandemic
Barbara Wojciechowski was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer as the pandemic was rising, affecting her family support during treatment.
Harry Sparks went for a second opinion after he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, and was able to have Whipple surgery.
Pancreatic Cancer Caught Early Because of My Vigilance
Beverly Leighton joined a screening study and underwent genetic testing because of her family history of pancreatic cancer.
A Genetic Mutation Aids My Treatment
Malcolm Robertson carries the BRCA2 mutation, so when he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, platinum-based chemo was part of his treatment.
Pancreatic Microbiome May Hold the Key To Better Treatment
Dr. Deirdre Cohen’s research into the pancreatic microbiome has found that gut bacteria may directly influence the effectiveness of immunotherapy.
Don’t Ignore Your Symptoms
It took Ed Duncan a long time to recognize that the symptoms he had added up to a very serious disease: pancreatic cancer.
Before And After: My Pancreatic Cancer
Randall Swan did his homework on the best treatments and clinical trial options in order to do battle with pancreatic cancer.
A Simple Blood Test for Early Detection of Eight Cancers Shows Promise
Dr. Anne Marie Lennon explains the CancerSEEK blood test, a liquid biopsy in clinical trials for early detection of eight cancers, including pancreatic.
Don’t Stop Fighting
Leonora Kaufmann relied on her instinct about pancreatic cancer. Diagnosis at stage I has given her a fighting chance of survival.
Pancreatic Cancer Leads to a New Direction
After Sheila Sky Kasselman recovered from pancreatic cancer treatment, she became a pancreatic cancer activist, determined to help find more treatments.