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Patient Education and Resources

Patient Education from Michigan Medicine

Unless otherwise noted, the following open as pdf documents.

Pancreatic Cancer: A Patient Handbook

Tips for Selecting an Oncologist and Cancer Treatment Center

Chronic Pancreatitis (National Pancreas Foundation) [website]

Hereditary Pancreatitis - Fact Sheet (National Pancreas Foundation)

Pancreatic Pseudocyst

Pancreatic Cyst Handbook

Solid Pseudopapillary Cyst

Whipple Procedure (Pancreaticoduodenectomy)     Illustration

Pancreas     Illustration

Patient and Family Support

Patient Navigators

Symptoms and Side Effects

Coping with Emotions

Hematology/Oncology Support Groups [pdf]

Living Alone


News, Articles and Patients' Stories

Unexplained Pain and Tiredness led to Answers at the Rogel Cancer Center

The best way to treat pancreatic cancer may be starve the cancer cells

Researchers find a protein which may trigger the development of pancreatic cancer

A new way of uncovering predictive biomarkers may help those with rare cancer

Pancreatic Survival Rates Improving

Why Every Pancreatic Cancer Patient Should Consider Genetic Testing

Telling Others About Your Cancer Diagnosis

Depression and Cancer

How to Cope with the Side Effects of Radiation

Easing Stress Using Guided Imagery

National Resources

National Comprehensive Cancer Network Guidelines for Patients™: Pancreatic Cancer [pdf]

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network: Cooking. Comfort. Care. Nourishment for the Pancreatic Cancer Fight

American Cancer Society

Cancer Support Community

Still have questions?

The nurses at Cancer AnswerLine™ have answers. Call 1-800-865-1125 and you'll get a personal response from one of our registered nurses, who have years of experience in caring for people with cancer.

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