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Rep John Lewis

Civil Rights Icon Diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer

The U.S. Democratic Representative made the announcement Sunday Read More

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Calamari, Moffitt and a Little Humor Saved My Life

Patient John Sherry faced pancreatic cancer two times in just two years Read More


Fiducial Markers Support Image-Guided Radiation Therapy

Fiducial markers can help improve radiation treatment for some gastrointestinal patients. Gastroenterologists in Moffitt's Gastrointestinal Oncology Program are utilizing endoscopic ultrasound (EUS), to insert and place fiducial markers in tumors to support in image-guided radiation therapy. Read More

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Can Fungi Drive Pancreatic Cancer?

New study shows fungi can get into the pancreas and cause tumor growth Read More

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Pancreatic Cancer: Mission Possible

Moffitt making advancements in prevention, detection and treatment. Read More

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Screening and Early Detection in Pancreatic Cancer Outcomes

The review found very minimal benefit to screening and no evidence to suggest that screening-detected early-stage cases could result in improved outcomes. Read More

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Alex Trebek Undergoing More Chemo for Pancreatic Cancer

The TV host is hoping for good results a second time. Read More

Arthur Kropp Aging Month

Age is Just a Number

When others refused to treat Arthur Kropp because of his age, Moffitt stepped in. Read More

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Treated for Pancreatic Cancer

The Supreme Court Justice underwent radiation therapy. Read More

Patrick Swayze

Behind the Cancer that Killed Patrick Swayze

New documentary dives into the actor’s battle with pancreatic cancer. Read More

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Should You Be Screened for Pancreatic Cancer?

With incidence of the disease increasing, it is believed it will soon become the second-leading cause of cancer death. Read More


Surgery Can Prevent Pancreatic Cancer in Some Patients

Pancreatic cancer has the lowest five-year survival rate of any cancer. Read More

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Can Precision Medicine Work for Pancreatic Cancer?

A study presented at the American Association for Cancer Research annual meeting looked at the use of PARP inhibitors as maintenance therapy for pancreatic cancer. Read More

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Excess Body Weight at Younger Ages Increases Risk of Dying from Pancreatic Cancer

Excess body weight before age 50 may be strongly associated with a higher risk of dying from pancreatic cancer than excess weight at older ages. Read More

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Is Pancreatic Cancer on the Rise?

The American Cancer Society estimates a two percent increase in the number of people who will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2019. Read More

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Alex Trebek Has Stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer

The 78-year-old announced his diagnosis in video posted to YouTube this week. Read More


Battling Tough Odds

How Women in Moffitt’s Gastrointestinal Oncology Clinic Are Paving the Way in Pancreatic Cancer Research and Treatment Read More


Infographic: What You Should Know about Pancreatic Cancer

It’s important to know if you’re at risk for pancreatic cancer and what you can do to prevent the disease from occurring. Read More


Queen of Soul’s Passing Sheds Light on Pancreatic Cancer

Roughly 55,440 people will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2018. Only about 11,000 are expected to survive. Read More


Senator Harry Reid Diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer

Moffitt experts say prevention and early diagnosis are key when it comes to the disease. Read More


Patty's Story: How She Became 'Great Friends' With Her Radiation Mask

After completing radiation therapy, Patty had her radiation face mask painted and discovered that it changed her outlook about the treatment. Read More


Elise's Story: A Present Wrapped in Strange Packaging

Stage 4 pancreatic cancer survivor Elise says she would not trade her journey with cancer for anything. Read More


Wear a Purple Ribbon to Raise Pancreatic Cancer Awareness in November

The causes of most pancreatic cancers are unknown, and the symptoms are usually very subtle. However, early detection is vital to achieving the best possible outcome and quality of life. Read More