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Pancreatic Cancer

Why Is 'Game Of Thrones' Actor Wilko Johnson's Pancreatic Cancer So Deadly?

Posted 01.11.2013 | Healthy Living

Wilko Johnson, the 65-year-old actor who played the part of Ilyn Payne in HBO's "Game of Thrones," has terminal pancreatic cancer and will not be rece...

My New Year's Resolution? Keep Doing These 5 Things

Susan McCorkindale | Posted 03.09.2013 | Women
Susan McCorkindale

Did you make New Year's resolutions? I didn't. Not new ones, anyway. Instead, I simply reminded myself of the decisions I made just about two years ago, after my husband's death.

The Politics of Cancer

Mike Smith | Posted 11.27.2012 | Impact
Mike Smith

Dr. Harold Varmus, Nobel laureate, spoke against specific legislation aimed at pancreatic research at the National Press Club this week.

'One Day At A Time' Actress Bonnie Franklin Diagnosed With Pancreatic Cancer

Posted 09.25.2012 | Healthy Living

"One Day At A Time" actress Bonnie Franklin is undergoing treatment for pancreatic cancer, according to reports. A family spokesman shared the news...

Pancreatic Cancer May Soon Be the Second-Deadliest Cancer

Posted 11.12.2012 | Healthy Living

By Allison Takeda Pancreatic cancer is the fourth leading cause of cancer death in the United States, but it could move up to the second as ear...

Join the Dream Team and Stand Up to Cancer

Howard Young | Posted 11.07.2012 | Impact
Howard Young

I am a pancreatic cancer survivor. The reason I'm alive today is because some incredibly gifted researchers dared to think out of the box, with the support of Stand Up To Cancer.

Here's My Cancer Story, What's Yours?

Nancy Sharp | Posted 11.06.2012 | Women
Nancy Sharp

This is what I understand: My story may be unique to me but the human experiences of loss and life and love are as universal as the stars.

What Is Pancreatic Cancer, 'Paranormal State' Star Ryan Buell's Condition?

Posted 08.09.2012 | Healthy Living

"Paranormal State" star Ryan Buell has announced that he is battling pancreatic cancer, People magazine reported. The 30-year-old paranormal invest...

Reaching for the Stars: The Legacy of Sally Ride

Rev. Susan Russell | Posted 07.25.2012 | Gay Voices
Rev. Susan Russell

I hope that this great American hero -- the woman who inspired a generation of girls to reach for the stars in math and science -- will also inspire a generation of LGBT youth to reach for the stars in their lives and relationships.

Sally Ride, First American Woman In Space, Dies Of Pancreatic Cancer: What Is It?

Posted 07.25.2012 | Healthy Living

Sally Ride, the first American woman in space, died today after a 17-month battle with pancreatic cancer. She was 61 and, after several missions as an...

Pro-Medical Marijuana Supreme Court Justice Passes Away

Posted 07.17.2012 | New York

Gustin Reichbach, the 65-year-old New York state Supreme Court justice with a penchant for making headlines, passed away on Saturday, July 14, at his ...

This Is What Pure Joy Looks Like! (WATCH)

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.22.2012 | Teen

Last month, 15-year-old Jack Andraka won first place at the world's largest high school science research competition, the Intel Science and Engineerin...

15-Year-Old's Incredible Discovery That Won Global Contest

Posted 05.22.2012 | Teen

Another amazing teen scientist is making headlines for developing advances in cancer research in his after-school hours. Fifteen-year-old Jack Andraka...

Jai Pausch On Dreaming New Dreams

Debra Ollivier | Posted 07.18.2012 | Fifty
Debra Ollivier

In her new book, Jai Pausch chronicles the profound challenges that she and her family faced as Randy succumbed to cancer. Pausch speaks for millions in describing how she managed her role of caregiver, how she dealt with extraordinary grief, how she negotiated the emotional terrain of parenting.

One Year Later, Death's Still Not Up for Discussion

Susan McCorkindale | Posted 06.13.2012 | Women
Susan McCorkindale

Rumor has it that other people talk about the actual deaths of their spouses.

Finding Hope in the Fight Against Pancreatic Cancer

Terrence Meck | Posted 06.03.2012 | Impact
Terrence Meck

The time is now for changing the course of pancreatic cancer and our passion is going to drive this fight and make it happen.

To Be Frank, This Guy Is a Miracle

Charlie Carillo | Posted 06.03.2012 | New York
Charlie Carillo

If ever anybody didn't have it coming, Frank O'Mahony didn't have it coming. But he'd been hit from behind enough times on the soccer pitch to know that sometimes, fair play has nothing to do with the way life shakes out.

Finishing The NYC Marathon -- Trading One Dream For Another

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 01.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

I set out on marathon Sunday with one goal. But that goal morphed into a different one on the course: to show the world that this post-50 woman has the power to be and do whatever she wants.

Running the NYC Marathon and What I Wore

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 01.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

Like many people over 50, I was worried about running, because I had heard that running, or even strenuous walking, can hurt our joints. Research shows, however, that it won't, if done right.

Losing Steve Jobs to a Taboo Cancer

Anastasia Rubis | Posted 12.26.2011 | Healthy Living
Anastasia Rubis

Pancreatic cancer need not rob us of loved ones, need not to be a scourge on our children's generation. There is reason to be optimistic. There is also far to go.

A 'Must-See' Documentary: Consider the Conversation

Barbara Coombs Lee | Posted 12.10.2011 | Healthy Living
Barbara Coombs Lee

If you feel America's attitude toward the end of life is deeply flawed, but you can't put your finger on exactly why or how to make it better, you should see this film.

Steve Jobs: Another Tragic Loss From Pancreatic Cancer

Terrence Meck | Posted 12.08.2011 | Healthy Living
Terrence Meck

Is it possible that losing a man as recognizable and prolific as Steve Jobs will be what it takes for the community at large to stand up to pancreatic cancer?

Why Steve Jobs Did Not Beat The Pancreatic Cancer Odds, But Nobel Winner Ralph Steinman Did

| Posted 12.07.2011 | Healthy Living

By Katherine Harmon (Click here for the original article) Steve Jobs was a rare case, right down to his death. Announced Wednesday, Jobs's death f...

Life After 50: I'm Running to Raise Awareness of Pancreatic Cancer... Because I Can

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 12.06.2011 | Fifty
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

In early January, not knowing how else to express my grief, frustration, and fear, I decided to run in the ING NYC Marathon to raise much-needed money for research, treatment and support of those who contract pancreatic cancer.

Pancreatic Cancer: A Look At The Possible Cause Of Steve Jobs' Death

The Huffington Post | Amanda Chan | Posted 12.06.2011 | Healthy Living

Steve Jobs, the inventor and co-founder and former CEO of Apple Inc., died Wednesday at the age of 56 after a fight with advanced pancreatic cancer. ...