Items Tagged ‘pancreatic cancer’

January 16, 2017

Successful Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer Inspires Richard to Reach Out

By Alyse Brunella Alyse Brunella

Richard Carvajal was in the best shape of his life. He planned to compete in his first Olympic-distance triathlon in August 2014, until he began experiencing sharp abdominal pain on his way to the race. Doctors initially thought Richard had kidney stones, but it turned out to be a symptom of a much more severe […]

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Tags: Cancer, Men's Health, pancreatic cancer

November 6, 2015

Video Q&A with Mark Truty, M.D. about #pancreaticcancer

By Barbara Sorensen Barbara Sorensen

In conjunction with Pancreatic Awareness Month 2015, Mayo Clinic gastrointestinal surgical oncologist Mark Truty, M.D. answers questions about pancreatic cancer. Learn more about pancreatic cancer surgery topics including: advances in treatment that are making more patients candidates for surgery; how physicians determine who is a surgical candidate; where chemotherapy and radiation therapy fit into surgical […]

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Tags: Cancer, pancreatic, pancreatic cancer, Periscope, surgery