GRACEcast (pancreatic-cancer-audio)
Expert oncologists provide brief, distilled summaries of the most central issues in cancer management and emerging approaches for patients and caregivers. The Global Resource for Advancing Cancer Education (GRACE) is committed to providing the knowledge that will help enable the general public to be informed participants in their own care. Visit cancerGRACE.org for more info.

Dr. Colin Weekes, pancreatic cancer specialist from the University of Colorado, reviews novel approaches, including nab-paclitaxel with gemcitabine, in advanced pancreatic cancer.


Dr. Colin Weekes, pancreatic cancer specialist from the University of Colorado, discusses the history of and recent developments in chemotherapy for metastatic pancreatic cancer.


Dr. Colin Weekes, pancreatic cancer specialist from the University of Colorado, covers the rationale and evidence for post-operative (adjuvant) therapy for resectable pancreatic cancer.


Dr. Colin Weekes, pancreatic cancer specialist from the University of Colorado, reviews the differentiation between resectable and unresectable pancreatic cancer.


Dr. Colin Weekes, pancreatic cancer specialist from the University of Colorado, reviews the differentiation between resectable and unresectable pancreatic cancer.


Dr. Colin Weekes, pancreatic cancer specialist from the University of Colorado, covers the role of chemotherapy in pancreatic cancer, beginning with the molecular biology of pancreatic cancer.


Dr. Matthew Katz, surgeon at MD Anderson Cancer Center, explains the rationale and introduces the current standards and some potential variants for systemic therapy in patients with apparently localized pancreatic cancer.


Dr. Matthew Katz, surgeon at MD Anderson Cancer Center, covers what surgery for pancreatic cancer entails, what the recovery process is like, and the importance of surgeon experience in outcomes.


Dr. Matthew Katz, surgeon at MD Anderson Cancer Center, discusses the factors that determine whether a person's pancreatic cancer is resectable and the importance of this factor in predicting clinical outcomes.


Dr. Matthew Katz, surgeon at MD Anderson Cancer Center, reviews the general concept of cancer staging, the basic workup and staging of pancreatic cancer, and the implications of this process on treatment recommendations.