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AACR Highlights: Saturday, September 7 The tumor microenvironment. Genomics. Immunology. These interrelated topics were the focus of the first three plenary sessions of the AACR special conference on pancreatic cancer held Saturday, September 7. In terms of pancreatic cancer treatment, these areas of research potentially hold many of the answers to unraveling current barriers to [...]
Leading the Way Through Research at our Four Dedicated Pancreatic Cancer Research Laboratories Pancreatic cancer research is moving faster than ever before, and there has never been a more hopeful time for patients. Our Lustgarten-funded researchers are at the forefront of the most promising breakthroughs that are directly impacting patients and enabling some patients to [...]
Charles S. Fuchs, M.D., MPH, is the Director of the Yale Cancer Center and the Physician-in-Chief of the Smilow Cancer Hospital. In this interview, he discusses why proper nutrition is important for patients with pancreatic cancer. What is the main function of the pancreas and how does pancreatic cancer impact how the pancreas works? The [...]
Following a diagnosis of pancreatic cancer, many patients experience some level of depression and anxiety. You’re not alone! We interviewed several experts to help you recognize the signs of depression and anxiety in yourself or a loved one, as well as offering some simple steps to help combat the disorders. Q: What are depression and [...]