Your Questions about Genetic and Biomarker Testing, Answered
PanCAN Chief Science Officer Lynn Matrisian, PhD, MBA breaks down the different types of tests and answers common questions, including who should consider testing and what it involves.
We’re Here to Answer Your Questions about Pancreatic Cancer
Knowledge is power. Our expert PanCAN Patient Services case managers are here for you and can provide information on the disease and treatment options, as well as genetic and biomarker testing.
PanCAN’s vision is to create a world in which all patients with pancreatic cancer will thrive.
Over 60,000 Americans will be diagnosed this year. Pancreatic cancer begins when abnormal cells in the pancreas grow out of control and form a tumor.LEARN MORE
Pancreatic cancer may cause only vague symptoms, but key to early detection – and better outcomes – is knowing what they are.See the Symptoms
The exact causes of pancreatic cancer are not well understood, but there are risk factors that may increase the likelihood of developing the disease.KNOW YOUR RISK
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If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, we’re here to help.
We provide more resources and speak with more pancreatic cancer patients and caregivers than any other organization in the world. No one should have to face pancreatic cancer alone.
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PanCAN was the first organization dedicated to fighting pancreatic cancer in a comprehensive way, and for more than two decades, we’ve grown a nationwide movement tackling the disease from all angles.
We fund transformative research — everything from early detection to innovative new treatment approaches.LEARN MORE
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