Pancreatic Cancer

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Resources

Below is a list of resources on the web you may find helpful for learning about pancreatic cancer and the various treatments and support networks available.

American Cancer Society (ACS)
www.cancer.org
ACS is a nation-wide, community based health organization. Read pancreatic cancer information from ACS.

Fred Hutchinson Center Research Center
www.fhcrc.org
Fred Hutchinson Center Research Center is one of Seattle Cancer Care Alliance’s three parent organizations. It has an international reputation for its leading-edge cancer research. Read pancreatic cancer information from the Hutchinson Center.

MedlinePlus
www.nlm.nih.gov
MedlinePlus provides extensive authoritative health information, including information on pancreatic cancer, from the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.

National Cancer Institute (NCI)
www.cancer.gov
NCI is the Federal Government's principal agency for cancer research and training. Read about pancreatic cancer or pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) on the NCI website.

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
www.pancan.org
The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network is a nationwide network of people dedicated to working together to advance research, support patients, and create hope for those affected by pancreatic cancer and pancreatic NETs.

Pancreatica.org
www.pancreatica.org
Pancreatica.org provides information regarding clinical trials and other medical care in the treatment of pancreatic cancer. 

Solid Tumor Translational Research (STTR)
www.nwsttr.org
The STTR group is comprised of investigators from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, UW Medicine, Seattle Children’s, and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. The goals of the program are to enhance the understanding of cancer biology and therapeutic responses and to identify personalized treatments that improve patient outcomes. Read more about the STTR Pancreatic Cancer Research Program.

UW School of Medicine - Department of Gastroenterology
www.uwgi.org
For more information about pancreatic cancer, the University of Washington School of Medicine Department of Gastroenterology is a good resource.