After being disgnosed with pancreatic cancer, Mary continued her chemotheapy while also training in Florida with her dragon boating team. Read more about Mary's successful treatment.Learn More
Everyone has a story. Each of these testimonials tells a real-life story about how our patients are living with their diagnosis with help from the expert clinicians and compassionate staff at UPMC Hillman Cancer Center.
A healthy person for most of her life, Megan was in her early 40s when she received the surprising diagnosis of pancreatic cancer. But thanks to a specialized surgery and dedicated care team at UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Megan is now cancer free and using her experience as an inspiration for others.Learn More
When Brian began having digestive symptoms in the summer of 2020, he suspected acid reflux, or maybe gallbladder trouble. But when his symptoms persisted, Brian’s brother, a physician, recommended that he undergo tests to find out the cause. That August, Brian learned he had pancreatic cancer. Learn more about Brain's expereince at UPMC Hillman Cancer Center.Learn More
Judy suffered from a tumor resting on her portal vein, which carries blood from the GI tract, gallbladder, pancreas, and spleen to the liver. Judy underwent chemotherapy followed by surgery. Read about her cancer journey and experience at UPMC Hillman Cancer Center.Learn More
Tests revealed a suspicious mass at the head of David's pancreas. David was sent to UPMC Presbyterian where an endoscopy procedure and biopsy confirmed the mass was malignant — stage IIB pancreatic cancer. Read about his journey at UPMC Hillman Cancer Center.Learn More