Pancreatic cancer may be one of the more difficult cancers to be diagnosed with. This program discusses the risk factors, symptoms, and different treatments available to patients with pancreatic cancer as well as firsthand experiences and advice from a Pancreatic patient and her husband.
Discussing the possibility of dying is an unfortunate reality for many patients with cancer and their loved ones, but it isn't a talk that should be avoided. In fact, it can lead to more healing and understanding.
From U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg being released from the hospital after an infection related to treatment for pancreatic tumor to Alex Trebek giving an update on the treatment of his stage 4 pancreatic cancer just days ahead of his 80th birthday, here’s what’s making the headlines in the cancer space this week.
Follow up appointments can be scary and nerve-racking for patients anticipating potentially bad, or confusing, news. However, one survivor details steps to help with anxiety around oncology follow up appointments.
The doctors and researchers at the Penn Pancreatic Cancer Research Center (Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania) examine different aspects of pancreatic cancer to find better treatments.