Treatments

How is pancreatic cancer treated? Learn important information about your disease, the treatments you may face, what types of clinical trials are available and how to join a trial, and research into early detection.

Pancreatic Cancer Basics

Find comprehensive explanations of different treatments, procedures, and questions to ask while facing major decisions and a very serious disease.

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Dr. Gobind Anand
Treatments
September 16, 2022 • 4 Min

Diagnosing Pancreatic Cancer: Tests to Expect

Dr. Gobind Anand outlines the tests used to diagnose pancreatic cancer and what to expect if the disease is suspected.

Dr. Shubham Pant, oncologist
Treatments
March 23, 2021 • 4 Min

Tumor Staging and Pancreatic Cancer

What is tumor staging and how does it affect treatment? Dr. Shubham Pant helps explain how pancreatic cancer tumors are staged and graded.

Treatments
February 12, 2021 • 4 Min

Drafting Your Health Care Team

Treatments
December 21, 2020 • 5 Min

This Versus That: Words to Know

What are the stages of pancreatic cancer?

The stage of a cancer helps to classify a tumor based on its size, whether it has spread, and where it has spread.

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Treatment Options

Learn more about the different types of chemotherapy, surgery, and radiation used to treat pancreatic cancer.

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Dr. Allyson Ocean
Disease Management
October 28, 2022 • 4 Min

Compassionate Use: An Option Beyond Standard of Care

Dr. Allyson Ocean explains how patients can access investigational drugs under the FDA’s compassionate use program.

distal pancreatectomy diagrams
Treatments
May 13, 2022 • 4 Min

Understanding Distal Pancreatectomy

If your tumor is operable and in the tail you may qualify for a distal pancreatectomy. Learn more about this type of surgery.

Clinical Trials

Read about the different drugs, new approaches, and latest developments being tested in clinical trials.

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Dr. Anup Kasi
Treatments
December 7, 2021 • 10 Min

Learn More About Qualifying for Clinical Trials

Dr. Anup Kasi provides in-depth information and answers questions about qualifying for pancreatic cancer clinical trials.

clinical trials webinar announcement
Webinars
October 29, 2021 • 1 Min

The Importance of Clinical Trials Webinar

The fourth Let’s Learn webinar features a discussion between patients and doctors about the value of clinical trials.

Early Detection

Learn about the latest research into early detection tests and screening protocols.

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glass test tubes in a cluster
Research
October 22, 2019 • 2 Min

Searching for Potential Pancreatic Cancer Blood Biomarkers

Researchers are using blood samples to follow people considered at risk for developing pancreatic cancer in a trial looking for early detection biomarkers.

Laboratory equipment including pipes, pipettes
Research
October 21, 2016 • 5 Min

Can a Pancreatic Cancer Screening Test Become a Reality?

Dr. Felice Schnoll-Sussman discusses screening options for pancreatic cancer and criteria for people who might want to get screened.

Educational Webinars

Find Treatment Options webinar
Webinars
April 30, 2021 • 1 Min

Find Treatment Options

In Find Treatment Options, oncologists and genetic counselors discuss treatments and the importance of genetic testing.

clinical trials webinar announcement
Webinars
October 29, 2021 • 1 Min

The Importance of Clinical Trials Webinar

The fourth Let’s Learn webinar features a discussion between patients and doctors about the value of clinical trials.

Webinar, Symptoms and Risks
Webinars
October 28, 2022 • 1 Min

Symptoms and Risk Factors

Moderator Daniel G Garza leads Dr. Rachna Shroff and Dr. Fiyinfolu Balogun in a discussion of risk factors and symptoms of pancreatic cancer.

Share Your Story

Help others facing pancreatic cancer by sharing your experiences.

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