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New Hope in Pancreatic Cancer at Johns Hopkins
 
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Pancreatic cancer survivors, Donna Bender and Jesse Cugini, talk about their participation in the GVAX vaccine trials at Johns Hopkins, from the patient perspective, while Drs. Liz Jaffee, Daniel Laheru and Lei Zheng speak about research findings showing the vaccine can reprogram the tumor’s micro-environment and the resulting future promise for an immunotherapy for the disease.
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The Whipple Procedure | Johns Hopkins Medicine
 
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The type of operation performed for removal of pancreatic cancer is based on the location of the tumor. For tumors of the head and neck of the pancreas a Whipple procedure, (also called a pancreaticoduodenectomy) is performed. This is a complex operation perfected at Johns Hopkins. This video will explain the surgery and what patients can expect. Learn more about the Whipple procedure at Johns Hopkins: http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/pancreatic_cancer_center
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Pancreatic Cancer: A Survivor's Story Following Treatment at Johns Hopkins
 
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Pancreatic Cancer Survivor, Joseph ‘Cook’ Edens, III, doesn’t let pancreatic cancer get in the way of living a full life. Edens was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and underwent a Whipple procedure at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Unfortunately, a bout of pancreatitis returned and in 2015, Dr. Christopher Wolfgang and his team performed a total pancreatectomy on Edens, removing his entire pancreas and spleen. The Arlington, Va., resident is now cancer free and is back to a busy lifestyle of work, sports and family time. Meet Dr. Wolfgang: http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/profiles/results/directory/profile/0019452/christopher-wolfgang Learn more at: http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/surgery/div/hepato-pancreato-biliary-surgery.html
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Minimally Invasive Pancreatic Surgery | Patient Story
 
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In this video, Johns Hopkins surgeons who specialize in minimally invasive pancreas surgeries, talk about who is a candidate for these procedures. A patient shares the benefits of researching her options. For related links or more information go to http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/pancreascancer
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Panc MD - Pancreas Cancer & Genetics
 
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Meet Alison Klein, Director of the National Familial Pancreas Tumor Registry at Johns Hopkins. She will discusses the role of genetics in pancreatic cancer.
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Pancreatic Cancer Center At Johns Hopkins
 
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WBAL's Robert Lang provides a video tour of the Pancreatic Cancer Center at the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center on the Johns Hopkins Medical Campus. Friends and family of WBAL's Ron Smith have established "Team Reason" to raise money for the center's research and treatment of patients with pancreatic cancer. Dr. Daniel Laheru is the cancer center's co-director.
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Pancreas Cancer Couples Retreat: Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center
 
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The couples retreat is for patients living with pancreas cancer and their partners and provides an opportunity to share, give hope and network with others facing the same challenges. It is designed to ease psychological distress for the patient and the spouse and facilitate interactions in an environment that is comfortable and conducive to open frank discussions about emotional impact of pancreas cancer on the patient, spouse and other family members. The program is offered at no cost to the patient and their partner. For more information visit www.hopkinskimmelcancercenter.org
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Pancreatic Cancer:  A Beautiful Story of Survival
 
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When patients diagnosed with cancer are admitted to the hospital, many times we see them at their lowest. From chemotherapy and radiation treatments to surgeries and diagnostic test. It can be an emotional roller coster for not only the patient but also all of their loved ones… including their medical staff… I remember about 2 months ago, I was feeling down. Normally I’m an extremely upbeat person. However, working on the oncology unit was taking it’s tole on me. I realized, that I was mistakingly focusing on some of the patients who didn’t make it. Unfortunately, many of the patients who recover fully do not make their ways back in the the hospital. I can’t blame, the hospital would not be high on my list also. Recently, I attended a fundraising event with my husband and I heard a beautiful dynamic speaker by the name of Camille. Don’t tell anyone, but I actually cried while she was talking… By the time she finished speaking, I knew I had to ask her to share her story on my channel. I waited for 2 hours to talk with her and after the crowds had died down, she graciously accepted my offer. Spending time with Camille was like taking a breath of fresh air. Imagine walking into someones home for an interview and a bubbly 60 year old greets you with tons of energy, gorgeous hair and a wholesome outlook and love for life. This is who Camlile is, just a loving bundle of joy - I left her house inspired and grateful. I hope you feel the same way after listening to her story. Camille was given one of the worst diagnosis… Had I been reading her chart, I unfortunately would have not spent too much time with it… I have never met anyone that survived Pancreatic Cancer, much less; Stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer with metastasis aka METS. The first doctor she went to told her that she that with stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer with spots on in her lungs, liver and kidneys; there was nothing they could do and she was to go home and prepare to die. However, one thing that she strongly recommends is to get a second opinion, which is what she did. She went to University of Miami’s Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer center. She found a doctor that believed in her and she trusted him. She will be the first to tell you that her story is not the norm and oftentimes told me how it hurts her to know that many others have had the same diagnosis and not the same outcome. However, her main focus is to share that no matter how bad things seem, you can always and MUST always have hope. Thankfully Camille is not alone these days. Thanks to advanced research and better treatment options. The bike ride event that Camille and I speak about in the video is a Fundraising event. Events like these help organizations raise money to continue research and be positioned to deliver specialized treatment options. Each persons cancer is different and events like these help us do a small part to help ensure much needed progress. I hope you decide to join us. Please read bike ride information below and email me with any questions: Caroline@EmpoweRN.com See you soon! xoxo ~Caroline Fundraising Bike Ride Information: Please join Camille and I February , 11th 2017 for the fundraising bike ride. If you click on the link below scroll down to a button that says “Join My Team.” After you click on the button, you will be taken to another page that gives you multiple options on different fundraising activities. Camille and I will be doing the 14 mile bike ride. Don’t worry, it is not a race and as long as you have a decent bike you probably do not have to prepare much for it. At least I didn’t lol. The minimum fundraising donation for the bike ride is $250 - however you can reserve your spot for $150 and raise the rest later if you would like. All proceeds will be donated to the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer which is South Florida's leader in cancer diagnosis and provides state-of-the-art treatment as well as follow-up care. They also have an advanced research department, which is vital to discovering better treatment options, which in turn will help us save lives. Here is what I did: I purchased the $150 bike ride fee. Then, I purchased two of the $50 Counting Crows concert tickets. I went last year and it was a lot of fun, so I think it is worth the money anyways. Then, just to start my page I paid an additional $10, this is not necessary though. Since I did this last year I know how much fun it is going to be, so I hope you decide to join Camille and I! https://fundraisers.hakuapp.com/teams/team-hurricanes-hurricane-camille By the way, if you only want to donate… every single dollar helps! No donation is too small. Thank you for watching and thank you Camille for sharing your beautiful energy and message of hope to us all. Happy Holidays, ~Caroline
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Stages Of Pancreatic Cancer
 
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Related Videos: Pancreatic Cancer https://youtu.be/pbskOHAXpJg Signs Of Pancreatic Cancer https://youtu.be/Vdp1zb7QKsU Transcript: Stages Of Pancreatic Cancer I learned more than I ever really wanted to about the stages of pancreatic cancer recently when a friend was diagnosed. I did a lot of reading and research when that happened, using only reputable and reliable websites like those on your screen, and I'll share that information in the next minute or so. This video focuses only on the stages of pancreatic cancer. I've produced several other videos on related topics. You'll find links below. Once a diagnosis has been made, the doctor assigns a stage to each patient. Stage I Cancer is confined to the pancreas and can be removed using surgery. Stage II Cancer has spread beyond the pancreas to nearby tissues and organs and may have spread to the lymph nodes. At this stage, surgery may be possible to remove the cancer. Stage III Cancer has spread beyond the pancreas to the major blood vessels around the pancreas and may have spread to the lymph nodes. Surgery may or may not be possible to remove the cancer at this stage. Stage IV. Cancer has spread to distant sites beyond the pancreas, such as the liver, lungs and the lining that surrounds your abdominal organs (peritoneum). Surgery isn't an option at this stage in the disease. Naturally, the earlier the stage, the better the possibility of successful treatment. I hope this video has given you the basics you were looking for. But remember, you should only rely on a medical professional for the most up-to-date information about pancreatic cancer or any other issue related to your health.
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How I Would Treat My Own Pancreatic Cancer - The Cancer Tutor
 
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In this video, cancer researcher Ty Bollinger speaks with Webster Kehr (aka "The Cancer Tutor"). Webster shares how he would treat pancreatic cancer if he were diagnosed. The full interview with Webster is part of "The Quest For The Cures Continues" docu-series. If you would like to support our mission and own all episodes of our latest docu-series, A Global Quest, please follow this link: http://bit.ly/a-global-quest-silver --------------------------------------------------- Join TTAC's 1 MILLION+ FB fans: http://bit.ly/agq-fb-ttac Find us on INSTAGRAM: http://bit.ly/agq-ig-ttac Visit our website: http://bit.ly/agq-website-ttac Our mission is to educate the world, expose lies & empower people with life-saving knowledge. Help us share the truth by clicking the SHARE button above! -------------------------------------------------- About The Truth About Cancer -------------------------------------------------- The Truth About Cancer’s mission is to inform, educate, and eradicate the pandemic of cancer in our modern world. Every single day, tens of thousands of people just like you are curing cancer (and/or preventing it) from destroying their bodies. It’s time to take matters into your own hands and educate yourself on real cancer prevention and treatments. It could save your life or the life of someone you love. ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Inside The Truth About Cancer Docu-Series --------------------------------------------------------------------- Doctors, researchers, experts, and survivors show you exactly how to prevent and treat cancer in our 3 original docu-series: "The Quest for the Cures”, “The Quest for the Cures Continues”, “The Truth About Cancer: A Global Quest”, and on our website: http://bit.ly/agq-website-ttac In our docu-series, you’ll travel with Ty Bollinger who lost both his mother and father to cancer (as well as 5 other family members). Ty travels the country and the globe and sits down with leading experts, doctors, researchers, and cancer conquerors to find out their proven methods for preventing and treating cancer. Please join our email list to be notified of all upcoming events (including free airings of our docu-series): http://bit.ly/join-ttac-mission Learn more about our latest docu-series “The Truth About Cancer: A Global Quest” here: http://bit.ly/a-global-quest-silver --------------------------------------- About Ty & Charlene Bollinger --------------------------------------- Ty Bollinger is a devoted husband, father, a best-selling author, and a Christian. He is also a licensed CPA, health freedom advocate, cancer researcher, former competitive bodybuilder, and author of the best-selling book "Cancer - Step Outside the Box," which has sold over 100,000 copies worldwide. Charlene Bollinger is a devoted Christian, happily married wife, joyful mother of 4 beautiful home-educated children, health freedom advocate, and co-founder and CEO of The Truth About Cancer. Together, they host a bi-weekly internet news program: TTAC Global Health News: http://bit.ly/ghn-episodes After losing several family members to conventional cancer treatments, Charlene and Ty set out to learn the truth about cancer and the cancer industry, working together tirelessly to help others to learn the truth that sets them free to live healthy, happy lives. Ty & Charlene's heartbreak and grief coupled with their firm belief that chemotherapy, radiation, and surgery were NOT the most effective treatments available for cancer patients, led them on a path of discovery. As they began their quest to learn everything they possibly could about alternative cancer treatments and the medical industry, what they uncovered was shocking. What they found helped to create The Truth About Cancer and its three awe-inspiring docu-series’:”The Quest for The Cures”, “The Quest For The Cures Continues”, and “The Truth About Cancer: A Global Quest.” --------------------------------------- Join Us Next Time --------------------------------------- If you enjoyed this clip, sign up to secure your free spot at the next airing of our latest docu-series, A Global Quest, here: http://bit.ly/a-global-quest-free
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Pancreatic Cancer - CRASH! Medical Review Series
 
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For just $1/month, you can help keep these videos free! Subscribe to my Patreon at http://www.patreon.com/pwbmd (Disclaimer: The medical information contained herein is intended for physician medical licensing exam review purposes only, and are not intended for diagnosis of any illness. If you think you may be suffering from any medical condition, you should consult your physician or seek immediate medical attention.)
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Pancreatic Cancer Prevention | Lana's Story
 
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Lana Brandt had a strong family history of pancreatic cancer. After experiencing several bouts of pancreatitis, she learned that she carried a genetic mutation that increased her risk of pancreatic cancer. As a means of pancreatic cancer prevention, experts at Johns Hopkins removed her pancreas and spleen using a minimally invasive technique. They then performed an autoislet cell transplant to help her body continue to produce insulin after surgery. Learn more at hopkinsmedicine.org/surgery/div/hepato_pancreato_biliary_surgery
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Cure Pancreatic Cancer Naturally
 
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Hey everyone, Aqila here! In this video, I will talk about some available ways that you can do at Home to Cure Pancreatic Cancer Naturally. Vaccination, and antiviral drugs are not the only options available to Cure Pancreatic Cancer. This video discusses the scientific evidence that certain nutrients and herbs, may also be useful to Cure Pancreatic Cancer naturally. Thankfully, many of you are well versed in watching "5 Steps That Naturally Cure Pancreatic Cancer". EASY, HEALTHY, and NATURALLY. Our pancreas is an important organ and gland located in your upper abdomen. Ignoring Pancreatic problems, as some people are wont to do, isn't a smart idea. Left untreated, Pancreatic problems can get progressively worse, become more painful, and can lead to dangerous complications. Here are 5 Steps that Naturally Cure Pancreatic Cancer; And helps in fighting of Pancreatic Cancer Cells without HARMING the GOOD cells and with NO SIDE EFFECTS. 1. Drink Green Tea. 2. Eat Garlic. 3. Eat Cayenne pepper. 4. Eat Blueberries. 5. Drink Turmeric. Well, all you need to do is to try out one or two or all the above mentioned that you can do at home to Cure Pancreatic Cancer Naturally. Just take one step at a time. Be proud of the everyday improvements you have already achieved! Thank you for watching "5 Steps that Naturally Cure Pancreatic Cancer." SUBSCRIBE for more videos. Hope you feel Better! Notes: This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. This video is for information only. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.
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Pancreatic Cancer Patients
 
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Hereditary Pancreatic Cancer | Q&A
 
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Pathologist Michael Goggins answers questions about hereditary pancreatic cancer and the benefit of early detection screenings. Learn more about this condition: http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/gi
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What You Need to Know About Pancreatic Cysts
 
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Anne Marie Lennon, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Gastroenterology & Hepatology and Director of the Multidisciplinary Pancreatic Cyst Program, discusses the prevalence, types, and best approaches to managing pancreatic cysts. Johns Hopkins Gastroenterology and Hepatology http://www.hopkins-gi.org/JHH_Home.aspx The Multidisciplinary Pancreatic Cyst Program at Johns Hopkins http://www.pancreascyst.org/
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What’s New: Surgical Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer and Disease
 
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Surgical oncologist Matthew Weiss, M.D., discusses when surgery for pancreatic cancer is required, what minimally invasive surgery options are available, and how irreversible electroporation, or IRE, may substantially prolong the survival rates of patients with locally advanced pancreatic cancer. Learn more at: http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/surgery/div/hepato-pancreato-biliary-surgery.html Questions Answered: 1. When is surgery for pancreatic cancer or disease required? 0:03 2. What are the minimally invasive surgical options for pancreatic surgery? 0:46 3. What are the benefits of minimally invasive pancreatic surgery? 1:49 4. Who is an ideal candidate for minimally invasive pancreatic surgery? 2:22 5. What is irreversible electroporation (IRE)? 3:04 6. When is IRE considered for treatment of pancreatic cancer? 4:53 7. Why is it important to be treated by a multidisciplinary team and comprehensive cancer program for pancreatic cancer? 5:36
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2000th Whipple at Johns Hopkins Medicine
 
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Dr. John Cameron performed his 2000th Whipple surgery on March 30th, 2012. The Whipple procedure (also known as a pancreaticoduodenectomy) is a surgical treatment for pancreatic cancer and has been perfected for over 30 years at Hopkins - in large part due to Dr. Cameron.
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Innovations in Pancreatic Cancer Care
 
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Pancreatic cancer is one of the deadliest cancers, but Johns Hopkins experts are looking for new ways to cure it. Hear from the directors of the Skip Viragh Center for Pancreas Cancer.
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Dr. Cameron on Making Johns Hopkins Medicine a Leader in Pancreatic Cancer
 
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John L. Cameron, MD, the Alfred Blalock Distinguished Service Professor of Surgery, professor of surgery, and professor of oncology at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and 2017 Giant of Cancer Care® winner in Surgical Oncology, discusses how he set out making Johns Hopkins Medicine a leader in pancreatic cancer.
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Daniel Laheru, M.D. - Pancreatic cancer clinical trial funded by Stand Up To Cancer
 
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Daniel Laheru, M.D., medical oncologist at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, discusses a pancreatic cancer clinical trial funded by Stand Up To Cancer.
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Patient Perspectives | Nancy Amato - Pancreatic Cancer
 
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Pancreatic Cancer patient Nancy Amato discusses her treatment at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center -- and then runs a 5K race with her family and friends. Learn more about our innovative treatments at: http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/patient_care/travel-for-care/innovation.html
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The Whipple  Procedure
 
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Neuroendocrine Tumor | Betsy’s Story
 
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Betsy Clark was diagnosed with a neuroendocrine cancer in her pancreas and received treatment at Johns Hopkins. Every six months, she boards a plane in Michigan bound for Baltimore for her follow-up visits with her care team at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, including pancreas surgeon Christopher Wolfgang. Betsy tells her story about her diagnosis, treatment—including a Whipple procedure and subsequent total pancreatectomy—and how she takes one day at a time.
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Pancreatic Cancer Surgical Techniques & Interpretation
 
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This webinar highlights common surgical procedures for treating pancreatic cancer. It also covers the importance of expert reviews of tumors after surgery. This webinar was recorded on November 9, 2015. The presenters are Martha Bishop Pitman, MD – Massachusetts General Hospital and Christopher L. Wolfgang, MD, PhD, FACS – The Johns Hopkins Hospital. For more information about pancreatic cancer or our free services, please email a Patient Central Associate at patientcentral@pancan.org, or call toll-free 877-467-0875. Associates are available Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. PT.
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Patient Perspectives | Fred Durham - Pancreatic Cancer
 
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Pancreatic cancer patient Fred Durham discusses his treatment at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center.
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Pancreatic Cancer: Treatment and Outcomes
 
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This animation focuses on two approaches in the treatment of pancreatic cancer: curative and non-curative (palliative), as well as its long-term outcomes. To learn more visit http://www.animatedpancreaspatient.com
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Thought Leaders Series | Joseph Herman, MD, MSC — Pancreatic Cancer
 
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Dr. Joseph Herman discusses the Johns Hopkins philosophy of multidisciplinary care for pancreatic cancer.
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ORlive Whipple Procedure for Pancreatic Cancer
 
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Dr. Christopher Wolfgang
 
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Dr. Christopher Wolfgang is the director of the hepatopancreatobiliary (liver and pancreas) surgery team and the co-director of the Pancreatic Cancer Multidisciplinary Clinic at Johns Hopkins. His clinical expertise includes the surgical treatment of cancers and benign disease of the liver, pancreas, bile duct and gallbladder.pancreatic cancer, pancreatic cysts. He is skilled in the Whipple procedure for pancreatic cancer For more information, visit http://www.hopkinemdicine.org/surgery. Bile Duct Cancer, Bile Duct Repair, Bile Duct Tumors, Biliary Tree, Cancer, Distal Pancreatectomy, Gastrointestinal Cancers, Gastrointestinal Tumors, General Surgery, Liver Tumors, Neuroendocrine Tumors, Pancreatic Cancer, Pancreatic Cysts, Pancreatic Disease, Pancreatic Tumors, Surgical Oncology, Whipple Procedure, pancreas cancer, pancreas cysts, Whipple operation, cancer surgery, Whipple
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Innovations in Pancreatic Cancer Care
 
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Pancreatic cancer is one of the deadliest cancers, but Johns Hopkins experts are looking for new ways to cure it. Hear from the directors of the Skip Viragh Center for Pancreas Cancer.
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Liver Cancer | Thelma's Story
 
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Eight months after undergoing a successful surgery for colon cancer, Delaware resident Thelma Klase, was diagnosed with a large cancerous tumor in her liver, thought to be metastatic colon cancer. After an initial attempt at surgery failed and months of chemotherapy targeting her presumed colon cancer, Thelma and her family sought a second opinion from Matthew Weiss, a liver surgeon and surgical director of the Johns Hopkins Liver and Pancreatic Cancer Multidisciplinary Clinics. Dr. Weiss reassured his new patient that another approach offered good odds for success. He used a portal vein embolization procedure to grow the portion of her liver that was to remain. Then he removed the tumor, which turned out not to be metastatic colon cancer, but a completely different liver cancer. The surgery was successful, allowing Thelma a new lease on life. To learn more, visit hopkinsmedicine.org/liver_tumor_center. To schedule an appointment, call 1-877-LIVER99 (1-877-548-3799).
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Battling fatigue and pain from pancreas cancer video
 
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Fatigue and pain, two of the most common pancreas cancer symptoms, are described by cancer expert Barbara Biedrzycki from The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins in this video from the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN). NCCN, a not-for-profit alliance of 21 of the world's leading cancer centers, is dedicated to improving quality and effectiveness in cancer care. For more information on pancreatic cancer and other cancers, including the NCCN Guidelines for Patients, visit www.NCCN.com.
Pancreatic Cancer
 
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Dr. Zureikat discusses pancreatic cancer symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment at UPMC Hillman Cancer Center.
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Detecting Pancreatic Cancer Earlier
 
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Lustgarten Foundation funded researchers at the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins have designed a multi-analyte blood test that can detect the presence of pancreatic cancer as part of a panel of eight common cancers (pancreas, ovary, liver, stomach, esophagus, colorectum, lung and breast) as reported in the online edition of Science today. The test utilizes combined assays for genetic alterations and protein biomarkers and has the capacity not only to identify the presence of relatively early cancer, but also to localize the organ of origin of these cancers. “The potential this has for pancreatic cancer is unprecedented,” says Anne Marie Lennon, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Medicine, Director, Pancreatic Cyst Center of the Ludwig Center at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center. “We know that in 80-85 percent of pancreatic cancer cases, it’s detected too late, leaving the patient with few options. Developing a blood screening test for pancreatic cancer has been an urgent goal, because catching the disease early will be the way we get to long-term survival.” To view the multimedia release go to: https://www.multivu.com/players/English/8213751-lustgarten-foundation-pancreatic-cancer-blood-test/
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6 Pancreatic Cancer Symptoms You Should Never Ignore
 
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6 Pancreatic Cancer Symptoms You Should Never Ignore When was the last time you thought about your pancreas? Chances are, you rarely give much thought to this glandular organ, which helps your body digest food and convert it into energy. Located behind your stomach, the pancreas produces insulin and regulates your body's hormones that maintain glucose (blood sugar) levels. Pancreatic cancer is overall pretty rare, with 55,440 people in America expected to be diagnosed in 2018. (The most commonly diagnosed cancer is non-melanoma skin cancer, affecting more than 1 million people a year, followed by lung cancer, with more than 200,000 cases diagnosed annually.) But even though it’s an uncommon diagnosis, pancreatic cancer is soon expected to overtake colon cancer as the number-two leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States, says Valerie Lee, MD, pancreatic oncologist at Johns Hopkins Medicine. Why? First, because pancreatic cancer is very aggressive. “It has a high likelihood of spread, or metastasis, to other organs in the body," says Neil Woody, MD, oncologist at the Cleveland Clinic. The five-year survival rate is only 8.5 percent. But it may also be because pancreatic cancer is on the rise. Pancreatic cancer has been diagnosed at an increase of .5% a year for more than a decade. Part of that is due to increased detection, Dr. Lee says, but lifestyle factors may be playing a role as well. Increases in diabetes and obesity—two major risk factors for pancreatic cancer—may also be contributing to the rise in pancreatic cancer cases. Pancreatic cancer warning signs. Pancreatic cancer is notoriously difficult to diagnose. Only about 10 percent of pancreatic cancers have a genetic predisposition, and good screenings for the general population have been difficult to establish, says Dr. Woody. “Tests with high likelihood of detecting pancreatic cancer, such as endoscopic ultrasound, are invasive, costly, and may carry risks of complications that outweigh their use as screening tests for the average person,” he explains. What’s more, pancreatic cancer is tough to spot early, and many of the symptoms can be caused by other conditions. Plus, people usually have no symptoms until the cancer has spread to other organs. Still, if you are experiencing any of these warning signs, it’s worth making an appointment with your doctor. 1. New onset of diabetes “When people with no risk factors for diabetes (no family history, good diet, thin body type) develop new onset diabetes, or who have a history of well controlled diabetes suddenly find that it becomes difficult to control, it’s reasonable to evaluate why the pancreas may not be functioning as well," says Dr. Lee. 2. Abdominal pain "The pancreas sits close to a bundle of blood vessels and nerves called the celiac plexus that can cause pain and nerve irritation, says Dr. Lee. But the pain is usually pretty encompassing of your abdomen. "Patients feel pain from the epigastrum (the area just under the sternum) through to their back. Imagine a tire hiked up right under your chest and around your abdomen," says Kim Reiss-Binder, MD, an oncologist specializing in pancreatic cancer at the University of Pennsylvania. 3. Unexplained blood clots "Patients with pancreas cancer are particularly prone to blood clots," says Dr. Lee. While the exact cause is not known, it is believed that cancer cells reduce the proteins the body uses to prevent blood clots. “For people who do not have a reason for the development of a clot—a recent major surgery, trauma (like a car accident), hospitalization, or prolonged period where you are laying still, or a hereditary predisposition to clotting—we recommend making sure you are up to date on your cancer screening and to check in with your doctor about any other symptoms that may help to identify the source of the clotting abnormality," says Dr. Lee. 4. Diarrhea and floating stools 5. Jaundice 6. Unexplained weight loss and change in eating patterns. Help us to be better Like, Comment, Subscribe and invite all your friends to see our videos: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUOF1_1_fY50PVN0TtItbDQ?sub_confirmation=1 More from Stay Healthy: 1. The Top 9 Signs That Your Infant May Have Autism. #6 Really Surprised Me! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wRLeGCR-I54 2. 10 Early Warning Signs and Symptoms of Parkinson's Disease https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UFgNPnRDogw 3. 16 Early Signs and Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IpMW-3KOZ_o 6 Pancreatic Cancer Symptoms You Should Never Ignore By Stay Healthy
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Pancreatic Cancer: Surgical Treatments
 
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Dr. David Kooby, surgical oncologist at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, describes the surgical treatment options available to patients diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Learn more about our pancreatic cancer care: http://winshipcancer.emory.edu/pancreatic-cancer
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Pancreatic Cancer: Joseph 'Cook' Edens III First-Person Story
 
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Joseph ‘Cook’ Edens, III, doesn’t let pancreatic cancer get in the way of living a full life. Edens was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and underwent a Whipple procedure at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Unfortunately, a bout of pancreatitis returned and in 2015, Dr. Christopher Wolfgang and his team performed a total pancreatectomy on Edens, removing his entire pancreas and spleen. The Arlington, Va., resident is now cancer free and is back to a busy lifestyle of work, sports and family time. Meet Dr. Wolfgang: http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/profiles/results/directory/profile/0019452/christopher-wolfgang Learn more at http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/surgery/
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Patient Perspectives Series: Fred Durham - pancreatic cancer
 
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Pancreatic cancer patient Fred Durham discusses his treatment at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center.
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Johns Hopkins Pancreas Cyst Clinic
 
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A brief overview of the Johns Hopkins Multidisciplinary Cyst Clinic by the Clinic Coordinator, Lindsey Manos, MPAS, PA-C
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Introduction to the Pancreas Cyst Clinic at Johns Hopkins
 
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Introduction to the Pancreas Cyst Clinic at Johns Hopkins
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Pancreatic and Brain Cancer Genomes - Why Pancreatic?
 
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Victor Velculescu M.D., Ph.D., discusses the analysis of pancreatic and brain cancer study in mapping the cancer genomes.
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The Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center’s groundbreaking event
 
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The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins held a groundbreaking event on Sept. 10, 2015 on a new $100 million, 184,000-square-foot cancer care building at one of the highest elevations in East Baltimore. Slated to open in late 2017, the building is named for Albert P. “Skip” Viragh Jr., a Maryland mutual fund investment leader, philanthropist and pancreatic cancer patient treated at Johns Hopkins who died of the disease in 2003 at age 62. The Skip Viragh Outpatient Cancer Building will provide clinical services to patients with solid tumors, accounting for more than 180 current patients daily and 60 to 80 new patients each week. http://www.hopkinscancer.org
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Johns Hopkins Study Reveals What Causes Cancer
 
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Scientific Researchers at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine looked at 18 different types of cancers and determined the role of random/replicative mutations of the cancer development. Check out our website and social media. http://www.scienceresponsibly.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/sciresponsibly Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Science-Responsibly-205186949922795/?ref=bookmarks Link to research paper: http://science.sciencemag.org/content/355/6331/1330/tab-pdf Research Done By: Cristian Tomasetti, Lu Li, and Bert Vogelstein Background music by Nicolai Heidlas *This video was not made by medical professionals and should NOT be taken as medical advice.
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Panc MD - Pancreas Surgeon
 
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In this segment of the Pancreatic Cancer Multidisciplinary Clinic at Johns Hopkins, our expert and director of pancreatic surgery, Chris Wolfgang, M.D., Ph.D., discusses pancreatic cancer surgery. Dr. Wolfgang's group of surgeons routinely perform laparoscopic surgery in patients who are candidates. Johns Hopkins uses a team approach in providing the beat outcome for each patient.
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Meet researcher Zeshaan Rasheed, MD, PhD of Johns Hopkins University
 
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http://pancan.org/ Dr. Rasheed is the recipient of the 2010 Tempur-Pedic Retailers -- Pancreatic Cancer Action Network -- AACR Pathway to Leadership Grant. His pivotal studies aim to identify and analyze the cancer stem cells (CSC) population within pancreatic tumors. Specifically, Dr. Rasheed's goal is to better understand the origin of the CSC, and to determine whether regular non-CSC cancer cells have the ability to become CSCs in response to particular external stimuli. This project will lay the groundwork for future investigations on targeting these highly aggressive cells within a pancreatic tumor cell population.
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Pancreatic Cancer Survivor Story - Howard Ebert
 
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Howard Ebert is a pancreatic cancer survivor. After being diagnosed and treated several years ago, Howard is now cancer free and leading a full and healthy life. To learn more about pancreatic cancer treatment and to hear more stories like Howard's, visit our website at: Pancreasmd.org
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Dr. Judy Whang and Dr. Dan Laheru on Pancreatic Cancer Research
 
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Dr. Judy Whang has been named the Ron Smith Fellow in pancreatic cancer research at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center. Dr. Whang and Dr. Dan Laheru talk about their research into a blood test that doctors hope will provide a a way to detect pancreatic cancer earlier. Dr. Whang's fellowship is named in memory of WBAL-AM talk show host Ron Smith, who died of pancreatic cancer in December, 2011.
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