Richard Blish was a healthy, athletic 67-year-old when he developed symptoms of pancreatic cancer. His daughter steered him to a clinical trial for treatment.
Can a combination of radiation and chemotherapy make pancreatic tumors that are borderline removeable better candidates for surgery? A clinical trial looks at this question.
A clinical trial compares standard chemotherapy with gemcitabine to the combination of chemotherapy with capecitabine and radiation.
Anne Seagren In December of 2006 at the age of 56 I became aware of a slight pressure in my side. I decided to follow up with my doctor. She recommended a CT scan to see if I had gallstones or appendicitis. The pressure subsided and I considered ignoring her advice. Fortunately, I went ahead […]