Pancreatic Cancer Patient Stories

Chris Kerwin

After being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, Chris Kerwin wasn't sure if he would make it to Thanksgiving. Now, after working with Dr. Paul Fanta and Dr. Andrew Lowy, he is back to being active and spending quality time with his family. Watch the video above for more of his story.

Richard Manson

Richard Manson

Richard Manson was stunned when an endoscopy revealed that he had pancreatic cancer. His cancer, however, was operable with the Whipple procedure, a complex surgery with a demanding reconstruction process. Manson contacted UC San Diego Health and learned about Dr. Andrew Lowy, who has performed more than 400 of the surgeries. After working with our pancreatic team, he's a grateful survivor of more than five years.

Read his story.