Tag: #Survivorship

Barry Reiter: Survivor says Never, Ever Give Up

When Barry Reiter was diagnosed with Lymphoma in 2011, his doctor performed a tricky and frightening surgery to remove tumors from behind Barry’s right eye. In 2015, when Barry learned he had prostate cancer, he was very distressed to learn he would need to endure more cancer treatments. Still, he considered it more of a… Read more »

Exercise Like Your Life Depends On It

Treatments for cancer can be really tough physically and mentally. Nausea, pain and fatigue take a physical toll. Stress and fear can take an emotional toll on patients, as well. While resting and allowing the body to heal from the stress of treatment is important, adopting an exercise program can actually make patients feel better…. Read more »

11 Ways to Help Out a Cancer Patient

Learning someone you love has cancer can be frightening and overwhelming. Friends and family often want to help the patient, but they are not sure what to do. People often resort to saying, ‘Let me know what I can do to help’ or ‘Let me know if you need anything’. While the people who make… Read more »

Five Nutrition Tips Following Pancreatic Cancer Surgery

Nutrition after Pancreatic Cancer Surgery More and more cancer patients are recognizing they are fighting a battle which much be fought on multiple fronts. For pancreatic cancer, in particular, it is important to recognize the importance diet and nutrition play in the fight against cancer. Pancreatic cancer patients often struggle with digestive problems due to… Read more »

More Patients in Desperate Need of Financial Aid

Project Purple’s Patient Financial Aid (PFA) Program is one of the most important ways in which we help those who have pancreatic cancer.  We have always been committed to helping people who have a current pancreatic cancer diagnosis. However, in recent months, we have seen an increasing number of patients in need of financial assistance…. Read more »