Learn more about the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, our family, and how we use videos to communicate about our mission.
Clinical Trials. More Options. More Hope.
Hear from a pancreatic survivor who has participated in clinical trials. Learn more about the process of a clinical trial and how our Patient and Liaison Services, (PALS), can help determine trial eligibility.
(January 2013 -- 5 minute, 19 seconds)
The Power of Volunteerism
Passionate volunteers share their experiences of hope, support and joy that they have found from volunteering with the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network.
(April 2010 -- 5 minutes, 54 seconds)
Stride for a Cure: Participate in a PurpleStride near you
Every year, thousands of people participate in more than 50 PurpleStrides around the country. This signature event for the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network contributes millions of dollars to advance research, support patients and create hope.
(December 2011 -- 2 minute, 26 seconds)
An Overview of Patient and Liaison Services (PALS)
Since 2002, the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network’s Patient and Liaison Services (PALS) program has provided more than 60,000 pancreatic cancer patients and their loved ones with the information, resources and educational materials they need on their journey through the disease. The program also distributes educational materials and services to health professionals and researchers nationwide. Learn about these and other aspects of the highly regarded PALS program.
(April 2011 -- 5 minutes, 34 seconds)
About Pancreatic Cancer
Learn basic information about the pancreas and pancreatic cancer from leading experts in the field. Dr. Margaret Tempero, Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, and Dr. George Fisher, Associate Professor of Medicine at Stanford University, provide a general overview of the disease, types of pancreatic cancer, and treatment options.
(October 2012 -- 7 minute, 5 seconds)
Tips for Patients and Getting Organized
Pancreatic cancer patients share suggestions for getting organized after diagnosis, feeling more in control, and taking an active role in your care.
(October 2012 -- 5 minute, 23 seconds)
Tips for Caregivers and Family Members
Are you caring for someone with pancreatic cancer? Learn about ways to help your loved one cope with pancreatic cancer, as well as taking care of your own emotional well-being.
(October 2012 -- 4 minute, 27 seconds)
A Survivor Story: Diane Borrison
Diane Borrison, who was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2006, is now a committed advocate and volunteer of the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. In this video, she discusses her journey through the disease, expresses her gratitude for “beating the odds”, and explains why she continues to support our organization.
(October 2012 -- 1 minute, 54 seconds)
A Survivor Story: Henry de Graca
In 2008, Henry de Graca, a devoted grandfather and an avid tennis player from Northern California, was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. In this video, he discusses how his diagnosis changed his priorities in life and how the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network has helped him navigate his journey through the disease.
(October 2012 -- 1 minute, 48 seconds)
Margaret Tempero, MD: A Pancreatic Cancer Expert and Longtime Supporter
Margaret Tempero, MD, is the Director of the Pancreas Center at the University of California, San Francisco, Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology and Oncology at the university, and a long-term member of the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network’s Scientific Advisory Board. In this video, Dr. Tempero, a medical oncologist widely respected for her work in gastrointestinal cancers, explains how she initially came involved with the organization and why she continues to support its mission.
(October 2012 -- 1 minute, 28 seconds)
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Pancreatic Cancer Action Network