Early Diagnosis, Great Doctors, and Prayer
Jennifer Lambert was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer while on vacation in Spain. She returned home for a Whipple procedure and chemotherapy.
Learning to Recognize the Symptoms of Pancreatic Cancer
Laura Metzger had many different symptoms of pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer but no one put the picture together for years.
Following a Treatment Plan
As a retired oncology nurse, Virginia Wetcher knew she needed a good treatment plan after her pancreatic cancer diagnosis.
A Clinical Trial Saved My Life
Bob Minetti and his doctors believe that a clinical trial saved his life after a pancreatic cancer diagnosis.
Carefully Choosing My Doctor
Doris Bowdoin researched to find the best doctor for her pancreatic cancer. Now she advocates for others through the Witches of St. Andrews.
The Benefit of Being Your Own Advocate
Eric Borden decided to advocate for himself when a lesion was found on his pancreas. It was a good choice because it was pancreatic cancer.
You Only Have One Life to Live
Tom Stachler traveled from his home in Michigan to an expert surgeon in Wisconsin to have Whipple surgery for his pancreatic cancer.
Pancreatic Cancer During the Pandemic
Barbara Wojciechowski was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer as the pandemic was rising, affecting her family support during treatment.
My Most Challenging Race
Eric Lasner faced Whipple surgery, chemotherapy with FOLFIRINOX, and radiation, in order to get back to closed circuit road racing.
Gift of Another Breath
Angella Dixon-Watson is grateful for her treatment team and the support of her family as she faced pancreatic neuroendocrine cancer.
Confidence in My Treatment
After he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, retired 9/11 first responder Enrico Crisafi found a doctor he believed in, and who believed in him.
Blessed to Be Here and Healthy
Jacqueline Sims-Mayes is blessed to be a pancreatic cancer survivor. Her faith helped her through a difficult recovery from Whipple surgery.
Thirteen Survival Years and Counting
Diane Borrison’s doctor consulted the experts at academic hospitals to choose a treatment plan including Whipple surgery.
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.
A Charley Horse Led to Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor Discovery
Mark Head thought he had a Charley horse, but it turned out to be a more serious deep vein thrombosis. A scan for the source found a pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor.