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.
Harry Sparks went for a second opinion after he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, and was able to have Whipple surgery.
Facing Life’s Challenges
The first time John Sherry faced pancreatic cancer he had part of his pancreas removed; the second time he had a Whipple procedure.
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.
Learning to Guide My Pancreatic Cancer Treatment
The more Colin Gabriel learned about pancreatic cancer, the more he realized he needed to guide his treatment, rather than go where his HMO recommended.
Surviving Pancreatic Cancer and Embracing Life
Joel Evans’ endocrinologist was concerned so he sent him to get tested for pancreatic cancer. It was caught early enough for a Whipple procedure.
The Positive Impact of a Pancreatic Cancer Clinical Trial
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.
I Have So Much to Live For
Mary Gillam knew that she had to fight after her pancreatic cancer diagnosis. She traveled to where she would get the best treatment and a clinical trial.
Radiation and Chemotherapy to Make Pancreatic Cancer Surgically Removable
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.
Hope and a Chance to Fight
Irwin Greenblatt just wanted a chance, so after Whipple surgery he agreed to join a chemotherapy clinical trial. His wife Audrey tells their story.
Comparing Chemotherapy and Radiation Regimens to Prevent Recurrence of Pancreatic Cancer
A clinical trial compares standard chemotherapy with gemcitabine to the combination of chemotherapy with capecitabine and radiation.
Chemotherapy Makes Tumor Removal Possible
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 […]
Living with Pancreatic Cancer
Camille Altgelt searched for clinical trials for her pancreatic cancer but did not qualify. Her treatment with chemotherapy and radiation was successful.
A 10-Year Survivor’s Story
Howard Ebert, a 10-year survivor of pancreatic cancer, describes his treatment. He underwent surgery and then chemotherapy and radiation.