Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors

609 articles

Treatments
October 3, 2018 • 5 Min

Living Longer with Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors

Dr. Pamela Hodul walks us through different types of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (PNET) and how rare they are along with the latest treatment options.

Research
April 6, 2022 • 2 Min

Testing a Thyroid Cancer Drug to Treat Advanced Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors

Researchers are testing a thyroid drug to see if it is effective against pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors, among other cancers.

Research
April 10, 2018 • 2 Min

Testing a New Drug on Advanced Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors

In a clinical trial, the new drug sapanisertib is being tested for its effectiveness against pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (PNETs).

Research
February 9, 2018 • 2 Min

Immunotherapy for Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors

A clinical trial combines the immunotherapy drug pembrolizumab with lanreotide, a drug typically used to treat pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors.

Treatments
December 8, 2022 • 4 Min

What Is Pancreatic Cancer?

Learn more about the main different types of pancreatic cancer–adenocarcinoma and pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors.

Research
April 3, 2024 • 6 Min

Slowing the Growth of One Type of Advanced Neuroendocrine Tumor

Dr. Kelsey Klute explains the advantages of the radiopharmaceutical lutetium Lu 177 dotatate treatment for certain neuroendocrine tumors.

Page
June 20, 2022 • 1 Min

Glossary

Our extensive collection of web-based and other resources for patients, families, and caregivers provides easy access to information on a wide variety of subjects related to pancreatic cancer.

Treatments
November 1, 2017 • 5 Min

Frequently Asked Questions About Pancreatic Cancer

Have you or someone you love just been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer? Learn some basic facts about this disease from our FAQ.

Research
August 10, 2016 • 2 Min

Using a Colon Cancer Drug to Treat Advanced Pancreatic Cancer

A clinical trial tests the effectiveness of an approved colon cancer drug against advanced pancreatic neuroendocrine cancer.

Survivor Stories
January 24, 2023 • 7 Min

Learning All I Can About PNET

Burt Rosen received a double whammy diagnosis of PNET and kidney cancer, but he’s determined to learn as much as he can about his disease.

Research
January 16, 2024 • 4 Min

Comprehensive Molecular Test Helps Classify Pancreatic Cysts

Dr. Aatur Singhi and colleagues are developing a test to help determine whether pancreatic cysts are likely to turn cancerous.

Research
July 19, 2023 • 2 Min

Chemotherapy Regimen for Post-Surgery PNET Patients

Will a chemotherapy combination be effective against PNET after high-grade tumors are surgically removed? A clinical trial takes a closer look.

Research
January 31, 2020 • 7 Min

Taking a Systems Biology Approach to Find a New Pancreatic Cancer Target

Dr. Andrea Califano is using systems biology and cell regulators to find new targets in the search for ways to stop pancreatic cancer cells.

Research
August 24, 2018 • 5 Min

New Research Sheds Light on Hot and Cold Tumors

Dr. Ben Z. Stanger and his team are finding links between the number of T cells a tumor has and the effectiveness of immunotherapy.

News
August 29, 2018 • 3 Min

Pancreatic Cancer Organizations Join in Mourning Aretha Franklin

Let’s Win and the Elvin Howard, Sr. Pancreatic Cancer Advocacy Foundation join in mourning Aretha Franklin, and to raise awareness of pancreatic cancer.