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Diet and Nutrition: What Pancreatic Cancer Patients and Caregivers Need to Know


PanCAN President and CEO Julie Fleshman, JD, MBA, moderates this event featuring a panel of nutrition experts, a Patient Services manager/representative and a pancreatic cancer survivor discussing:

  • The importance of diet and nutrition at every phase of the pancreatic cancer journey
  • The vital role of a dietitian on your care team
  • Pancreatic enzymes – what they are, why you need them and how to get them
  • Meal planning and foods for the pancreatic cancer patient


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Julie M. Fleshman, JD, MBA

PanCAN President and CEO, leading the way for more than two decades in PanCAN’s approach to take bold steps to make progress in pancreatic cancer research and improve patient outcomes

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Jeannine Mills, MS, RD, CSO, LD

Clinical Oncology Dietitian at Norris Cotton Cancer Center at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, PanCAN Scientific and Medical Advisory Board Member

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Maria Petzel, RD, CSO, LD, CNSC

Senior Clinical Dietitian at MD Anderson Cancer Center, past PanCAN Scientific and Medical Advisory Board Member

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Diiehma Bates, MPH

PanCAN Patient Services Manager, speaks with pancreatic cancer patients and caregivers about diet and nutrition challenges and needs

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Jennifer Lambert

Pancreatic cancer survivor, has worked with a dietitian post-surgery and treatment

Contact PanCAN Patient Services

for answers to any questions you have about pancreatic cancer, treatment options and more. Our expert case managers are here from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT, Monday through Friday, to help.