Pancreatic Cancer
Diet and Nutrition

When facing pancreatic cancer, good nutrition is vital at every stage of the journey.

Making the healthiest choices possible can help patients minimize side effects, gain strength and maintain the best quality of life. Because every person has different needs, PanCAN recommends seeking support from a registered dietitian and talking to your doctor about what you may need to improve nutrition, including pancreatic enzymes. It takes a team to help people with pancreatic cancer thrive – PanCAN is here to answer your questions.

Pancreatic Enzymes

Many patients need pancreatic enzyme products to improve digestion and absorption of food.

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Post-surgery Nutrition Recommendations

In the days and weeks after surgery, good nutrition helps patients recover and gain strength.

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Diabetes and Pancreatic Cancer

A balanced diet is important for people with diabetes and pancreatic cancer.

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Recipes and Nutritional Tips

Get help with meal planning and discover new recipes created for people with pancreatic cancer.

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The Latest on Diet and Nutrition

From meal planning and recipe ideas to facts about enzymes and tips from dietitians, PanCAN has you covered when it comes to information on nutrition. It's a subject as varied as the people facing pancreatic cancer. We want to encourage you to eat foods that keep you strong, connected and full of joy.

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Educational Videos about Diet and Nutrition

What Pancreatic Cancer Patients and Caregivers Need to Know

Hear from a panel of dietitians, a pancreatic cancer survivor and a PanCAN Patient Services Manager on topics related to nutrition
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Original Air Date: June 22, 2022

Navigating Nutrition and
Pancreatic Cancer

Watch our webinar to learn more about the importance of diet and nutrition at every phase of the pancreatic cancer journey.
Watch our webinar

Original Air Date: March 28, 2024

For free personalized information on diet and nutrition, contact PanCAN Patient Services. And download our comprehensive diet and nutrition booklet.