Caring for patients with less common cancers, such as pancreatic cancer, presents unique challenges for community-based providers. Use the resources below to find up-to-date information and resources related to this disease.
Through a recent survey and needs assessment process, ACCC identified five member programs with expertise in treating patients with pancreatic cancer. Read Effective Practices in Pancreatic Cancer Programs to gain insight into improving care delivery for patients with pancreatic cancer. The featured programs are serving as ACCC Community Resource Centers. ACCC members with less experience in caring for this patient population can contact any of these programs to ask questions and receive collaborative support in treating patients with pancreatic cancer.
- Winthrop University Hospital’s Oncology Nurse Navigator Program Patient Satisfaction Survey
- Maine Medical Center Cancer Institute’s patient education booklet: Your Whipple Surgery—What to Expect
Providers in smaller cancer programs may see just a few patients with pancreatic cancer each year, keeping up with rapidly changing treatment options can be a challenge. Providers can contact ACCC Community Resource Centers for pancreatic cancer to ask peer-to-peer questions and gain support. Watch our video and learn more.