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Pancreatic cancer survivor Nancy Nebenzahl and her husband, daughters plus one son-in-law, and four grandchildren, outside on a lawn

Thriving After Surviving Pancreatic Cancer

Nancy Nebenzahl, a sever-year survivor of pancreatic cancer, had a Whipple and a personalized treatment plan. She supplemented this with acupuncture and exercise to ease the side effects.

Dr. Bert Vogelstein, pancreatic cancer researcher

FDA Approves Pembrolizumab for Pancreatic Cancers with Mismatch Repair Deficiency

Support from the Lustgarten Foundation was critical to the success of the clinical trial that demonstrated the efficacy of pembrolizumab to the FDA. In addition to supporting the research, the Foundation has been encouraging and covering the cost for pancreatic cancer patients to receive mismatch repair deficiency (MMR) testing in an effort to increase enrollment…

Ann Ogden holds a platter of fresh spinach for patients. Nutritious food is key for patients after a Whipple procedure.

How to Eat After a Whipple Procedure

After recovering from cancer, Ann Ogden decided to help other patients learn how to cook food that would help them through treatment and recovery.

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