Research For All of Us:
A PanCAN Community Conversation


On World Pancreatic Cancer Day, PanCAN President and CEO Julie Fleshman, JD, MBA, hosted a conversation with several members of the PanCAN community about the impact research has on the lives of patients and families.

View the recording to:

  • Hear one of many inspiring stories about how PanCAN connects researchers and physicians to survivors and caregivers in ways that bring progress (and hope!) for patients.
  • Learn how important it is to create a team when faced with pancreatic cancer and the critical role PanCAN plays in putting together the group right for you.
  • Hear from a researcher doing important work focused on cancer survivorship, including improving quality of life and managing symptoms and side effects from treatment.
  • Meet a PanCAN Patient Services representative to discuss the free resources available to every person battling pancreatic cancer.
  • Walk away knowing how your support provides these vital services for patients and families while advancing research for all of us.

It truly takes a village to support patients with pancreatic cancer. You make it possible!



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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 taking bold steps to make progress in pancreatic cancer research and improve patient outcomes

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Nicholas Nissen, MD

Director, Liver Transplant and Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center; member, PanCAN’s Scientific & Medical Advisory Board

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Dennis Berryman

Pancreatic cancer survivor; PanCAN supporter; co-founder of Pacific Development Group

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Mark Berryman

Dennis Berryman’s son and caregiver; PanCAN volunteer

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Peter Cashion, MBA

Chief Investment Officer at the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, based in Washington D.C.; member, PanCAN Board of Directors; committed PanCAN fundraiser and advocate since losing his wife, Andra Tamburro, to pancreatic cancer in 2013

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Gillian Gresham, PhD

Assistant Professor of Hematology/ Oncology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center; PanCAN Research Grant recipient

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Alejandra Alvarez

Senior Manager, Patient Services,Research and Education, overseeing operations for PanCAN’s Know Your TumorTM precision medicine service

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