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March 18, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Expert Care Tackles Daunting Diagnosis of Pancreatic Cancer

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

With a grim prognosis of advanced pancreatic cancer, Dr. Jim Smith had little hope for his future. That is, until he met a team of Mayo Clinic cancer specialists, whose experience and expertise set Jim on a treatment path that led him to a place of hope and healing.

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Tags: Dr. David Nagorney, Dr. Keith Bible, Pancreatic Cancer, whipple procedure


September 17, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Subduing Pancreatic Cancer Involves International Odyssey

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When she was 38, Radhika Sattanathan received a frightening diagnosis of pancreatic cancer. Taking the advice of her physician in India, Radhika sought care halfway around the globe at Mayo Clinic. Today, she’s cancer-free.

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Tags: Dr. Michael Kendrick, Dr. Santhi Swaroop Vege, International Patients, Pancreatic Cancer, whipple procedure


December 23, 2016 · Leave a Comment

Successful Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer Inspires Richard Carvajal to Reach Out

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

In August 2014, Richard Carvajal, then 43, was in the best shape of his life. He was excited as he left his home in Bainbridge, Georgia, to compete in his first Olympic-distance triathlon. But as he drove across Alabama on his way to the race site, he started feeling sharp abdominal pain. “It kept getting […]

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Tags: Dr. John Stauffer, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Pancreatic Cancer, whipple procedure


May 31, 2013 · Leave a Comment

Adventures of a 31-year-old Pancreatic Cancer Survivor

By Cynthia Weiss Cynthia Weiss (@cindyweiss)

Dorylee Baez lives fearlessly. Whether flying down a zip line or organizing a pancreatic cancer patient group in Puerto Rico, she plunges into life with zest. The 31-year-old academic advisor at Universidad del Este in Carolina, Puerto Rico, is known as someone who is tenacious, overcoming whatever obstacles get in her way to achieve and […]

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