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Herbert Irving Pavilion, 8th Floor
161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
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Planning & Preparing
New Patient Form
Bring this form to your first visit with our program to help us get you to one of our physicians sooner.
We always want our patients to feel prepared and to know what to expect from us, so we’ve put together some useful guides to walk you through the process, from start to finish.
- What to Expect at a GI Consultation
- What to Expect at a GI Procedure
- What to Expect at a Medical Oncology Appointment
- What to Expect at a Surgery Consultation
- What to Expect From Your Surgery and Hospital Stay
- What to Expect at a Psychosocial Oncology Appointment
Stories & Perspectives
We’ve assembled some of our favorite stories and discussions with patients, family members, and physicians to bring you insights and inspiration.
- State of the Union: Pancreatic Care in 2019
An interview with John Chabot, MD, Executive Director of the Pancreas Center, on the current and future direction of pancreatic care. Read More »
- Stories of Hope: Ryan Finlay
Ryan is a tough guy—a combat veteran and an NYPD cop. Once, on active duty, he had to have neck surgery without anesthesia. But, he says, that pain paled compared to his pancreatitis. Read More »
- Forget the Do and Do Not Lists: Talking about Cancer is Personal
Talking with a loved one about cancer isn’t black and white. There are no simple checklists to follow or talking points to hit. You may feel uncomfortable or unsure of what to say, and that’s okay, explains psychologist Ian Sadler, PhD. Read More »
- Stories of Hope: Sylvia George
Sylvia George diagnosis of advanced localized pancreatic cancer started with unexplained back pain, a vague symptom that led Sylvia to make an appointment with her GP. After a CT scan found a spot on her pancreas, the biopsy confirmed the diagnosis. Read More »
If you or a family member are coping with a pancreatic cancer diagnosis, it is important to know that you are not alone. Learn more about our support services.
The Pancreatic Hope Network
The Pancreatic Hope Network is comprised of previous patients from The Pancreas Center at NYP/CUMC who are here for you to contact. Whether you are looking to develop relationships with other patients who have shared similar experiences or are looking to talk to someone just once, The Pancreatic Hope Network can help. We will put you in touch with someone while working around whatever means of communication and level of involvement is most comfortable for you. Do not feel embarrassed or afraid to talk to someone. How you feel is truly important. If you or someone you know could benefit from our services, please do not hesitate to contact us at (212) 305-9467.
- The Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research
The Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research is dedicated to advancing the scientific and medical research related to the diagnosis, treatment, cure and prevention of pancreatic cancer. They are the nation's largest private supporter of pancreatic cancer research. In addition, they provide up-to-date information to patients and caregivers. (www.lustgarten.org)
- Let’s Win! Pancreatic Cancer
Let's Win, an initiative supported by The Lustgarten Foundation, is an interactive online community where patients and families can share information and experiences about new, innovative science-driven treatments and learn about the latest research, breakthroughs, and clinical trials in the fight against pancreatic cancer. (www.letswinpc.org)
- The National Pancreas Foundation
The National Pancreas Foundation has designated the Pancreas Center at NYP/Columbia as the only NPF Center for the Care and Treatment of Pancreatitis in New York. (www.pancreasfoundation.org)
- Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
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. (www.pancan.org)