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Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic Cancer
November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month. With very few treatments available for this cancer, recognizing the symptoms can facilitate early diagnosis. Learn about the common risk factors and symptoms associated with pancreatic cancer.
Pancreatic Cancer
Let’s Win! provides treatment information for patients with pancreatic cancer, and provides a platform for patients to share their stories and look for options beyond conventional treatments.
Pancreatic CancerPatient Stories
In her younger years, Stacie Chevier smoked marijuana for recreational use. After being diagnosed with a rare cancer, she now views it as a drug that helps her cope with the disease.
Pancreatic Cancer
Pancreatic cancer may become the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States by 2020. Because there are no clear warning signs for this cancer, it is often diagnosed late, when cure is no longer possible. Dr. Frank discusses the challenges of pancreatic cancer and describes new treatments that have shown promise.
Pancreatic Cancer
A complex disease, pancreatic cancer has causes that are difficult to identify, and it often goes without symptoms and undiagnosed until the cancer is locally advanced or metastatic.
Pancreatic Cancer
Depending on the cancer type and stage, along with individual patient factors, pancreatic cancer can be treated with surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, immunotherapy, targeted therapy, supportive care, or a combination of these treatments.
Pancreatic Cancer
Helping patients preserve their quality of life by avoiding major side effects, maintenance therapy is a relatively new but promising form of treatment for pancreatic cancer.
Pancreatic Cancer
Getting proper nutrition is often difficult for patients with pancreatic cancer, but it is possible with specialized nutritional care and guidance from a registered dietitian.

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