While pancreatic cancer is considered rare, there are many that have been impacted by this disease. Whether you are a patient, survivor or a caregiver, learn how others, like yourself, have been affected by pancreatic cancer and are now sharing their stories of strength and resilience.

Jerry's Story

On December 22, 2011, this 48-year-old father of three got news that would change his life forever. He was diagnosed with Stage III Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma. Eight years later, Jerry is able to tell us his story. Learn how Jerry became a “statistic of one”.

Ken's Story

Ken, at the age of 54, was diagnosed with Stage III Pancreatic Cancer. Today, 8 years later, he is still surviving with an unresectable pancreatic tumor, advocating for others and “fighting the good fight.”


Pancreatic cancer screening may be beneficial for people who do not have symptoms, but have a higher chance of developing cancer. The goal is to detect cancer early, before symptoms appear, to improve chances of survival.

Have your own story to share? Help other patients by sharing your experience with pancreatic cancer.

Endoscopic Ultrasound

Endoscopic Ultrasound

Learn more about the benefits of endoscopic ultrasound and how it plays a role in pancreatic cancer diagnosis.

About Pancreatic Cancer

About Pancreatic Cancer

It is important to know the symptoms and understand the risk factors of pancreatic cancer, because the survival rate increases dramatically if detected early.

Visit the Olympus Medical Website

Learn more about Olympus’ EUS, ERCP, and Surgical products that aid in the diagnosis and treatment of pancreatic cancer.