Sharlene Mitchell is outdoors in this headshot wearing sunglasses, short white/gray hair, and a pink top. There is a large bush in the background.
Sharlene Mitchell, pancreatic cancer survivor. (photo by Duke Health)

A Second Opinion at Duke Gives Woman with Pancreatic Cancer a Second Chance

After a lengthy surgery failed to remove a cancerous mass from her pancreas, Sharlene Mitchell’s doctors told her nothing more could be done. Mitchell, however, was not ready to give up hope and sought a second opinion at Duke. Because of her determination, she is now cancer-free and thankful for every day.