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ppres74
Posted on Oct. 22, 2019, 1:35 a.m.
I came across an interesting clinical trial of FOLFORINOX and CPI-613 (devimistat) from Rafael Pharmaceuticals - https://rafaelpharma.com/rafael-study-connect/categories/pancreatic-cancer-panc - th... read more
Atomicity
Posted on Oct. 16, 2019, 2:53 p.m.
Had anyone done a cryoablation procedure? If yes, can you please share your experience. Thanks for helping in advance.
HAL69
Posted on Sept. 6, 2019, 12:04 p.m.
Hello, I'm Heather and I lost my dad to pancreatic cancer 13 years ago. This brother, my uncle obviously passed away this July 2 days before his 80th birthday taken by the same cruel disease. I was... read more
DarkMatter
Posted on Sept. 5, 2019, 4:33 p.m.
My mom lost her life to PC last night. I was there day and night taking care of her in the hospital. Her hand was in my my hand when she took her final breaths. Everytime I close my eyes that momen... read more
Hanks
Posted on Aug. 30, 2019, 4:57 p.m.
My Grandma was just diagnosed with locally advanced pancreatic cancer about a week ago. She can't have surgery as she has a small tumor on her pancreas and it’s wrapped around some blood vessels. H... read more
Ailyn
Posted on July 29, 2019, 4:53 p.m.
I have been recently diagnosed with stage 1 pancreatic cancer. I am here to ask what is the survivor rate with PC stage 1. Sorry if this is unrelated question but I am very depressed after the news... read more
Kimikins78
Posted on July 17, 2019, 1:08 a.m.
New here. My mom was just diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer. We don't know what stage yet but yesterday we were told she has about 6 months. I don't know how to process this as she is symptom free r... read more
Coddy
Posted on July 15, 2019, 3:43 p.m.
It is getting harder for me and my family to see my husband - the stronger man I know struggling against this horrible disease. Fuck Pancreatic Cancer 😢😭
WPaul
Posted on July 6, 2019, 10:08 p.m.
I'm new here so please bear with with me, (2) questions: (1) I see a lot of "singular" cancer survivors on here, and that alone is amazing! I have the "luck" of surviving (NED) 3 different cancers ... read more
BreinLa
Posted on July 6, 2019, 6:17 p.m.
Hi everyone my name is Bre and I am from Louisiana. My Mom died Sept 2017 of Stage 4 Pancreatic cancer she was 82 and didn’t want any treatments. We lost her 5 weeks later. In April of this year m... read more

Welcome to our Pancreatic Forum and Support Group

Join our pancreatic cancer forum and support group to connect with other patients, survivors, and caregivers. 

Our pancreatic cancer support group offers a safe and secure platform for anyone who is dealing with pancreatic cancer and want to connect with others to seek guidance, information, and support. 

In our pancreatic cancer support group, you can connect with people who truly understand what it is like to go through this disease. You can talk your heart out, share your feelings, personal experiences and our kind members will support you in every possible manner they can. 

We are a family who check in for each other and never let anyone fight alone. Connect with pancreatic cancer survivors in the group for words of wisdom, advice, suggestions, or ask anything you want to know. 

After joining the community, you get a message board where you can post anything related to pancreatic cancer to start a conversation. In case, you want to have a private discussion, then connect with members by sending them direct messages. You can also add them in your friend lists to see their updates in your news feed.

About Pancreatic Cancer:

In this disease, malignant cells are formed in the tissues of the pancreas. According to American Cancer Society, there will be approximately 56,770 new cases of pancreatic cancer in the United States (2019). It accounts for almost 3% of all cancers in the US. 

Pancreatic cancer risk factors:

  1. Obesity.
  2. Chronic exposure to heavy metals and harmful chemicals. 
  3. Family history of pancreatic cancer.
  4. Individuals whose diet is rich in animal protein, low intake of fruits and vegetables.
  5. Older people are at high risk of pancreatic cancer. 

Pancreatic cancer symptoms:

  1. Dark colored urine. 
  2. Unexplained weight loss. 
  3. Excessive fatigue. 
  4. Light colored stools. 

We are working to spread pancreatic cancer awareness so as to make most people aware of its potential risks and how can they minimize it. Our team of doctors and medical writers have created the content on pancreatic cancer in the form of infographics, videos, and articles. 

Community Guidelines:

  1. If you are new to the community, then please introduce yourself to other members. In the Introduction post - you can share about your diagnosis, any experience or story, and what you expect from the support group. 
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  3. Be kind to others and any use of foul or abusive language is strictly prohibited. 
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  6. Do not consider any information in the forum as medical opinion. 

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