Personalized Medicine

289 articles

Research
March 8, 2022 • 4 Min

Cancer Commons and xCures Hope to Use Real-World Data to Improve Care

Lola Rahib and Patrick van der Valk explain how Cancer Commons and xCures are using real-world data to improve care for future patients.

Research
March 31, 2022 • 7 Min

New Trial to Find Biomarkers to Guide Treatment

Drs. Jennifer Knox and Elizabeth Jaffee lead the PASS-01 trial using biomarkers and other measures to choose individualized treatment.

Research
April 24, 2023 • 9 Min

Research and Other Highlights from the 2023 AACR Annual Meeting

The 2023 AACR meeting focused on the latest research into KRAS, other immunotherapy approaches, and honored Dr. Elizabeth Jaffee.

Research
May 15, 2019 • 5 Min

Representing Genetic and Clinical Diversity in Pancreatic Cancer

Dr. Kentaro Sudo explores the possible causes for different responses to drugs among ethnic groups, pointing to the need for clinical diversity in trials.

Research
February 27, 2018 • 3 Min

Precision Medicine from the Get-Go for Pancreatic Cancer

Dr. Ben George and colleagues at the Medical College of Wisconsin are using molecular profiling to determine the best chemotherapy for a patient’s pancreatic cancer.

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
July 8, 2019 • 5 Min

Pancreatic Cancer Patients in the UK Benefit From Unique Precision Medicine Project

Dr. David Chang explains the Precision Panc initiative, a program through the UK’s NHS that helps pancreatic cancer patients find treatments.

Research
July 21, 2016 • 5 Min

Patient-Focused Research to Better Understand Pancreatic Cancer

Dr. Diane Simeone stresses the importance of research and clinical trials to get better results for pancreatic cancer patients.

Research
February 9, 2021 • 4 Min

RNA Precision Trial for Pancreatic Cancer Opens At Columbia

Dr. Andrea Califano leads a precision oncology clinical trial of the OncoTreat platform, which looks at proteins to determine treatment.

Research
February 13, 2020 • 5 Min

Clinical Trial For OncoTreat Being Developed

Medical research falls into one of three buckets: basic, clinical, and translational. Basic research is all about the nuts and bolts, demystifying at a fundamental level what makes a lethal disease like pancreatic cancer tick. Clinical research is all about patients, and finding out through rigorously controlled trials whether certain new drugs or other approaches […]

Research
May 25, 2018 • 4 Min

The Promise of Organoids

Dr. Brian Wolpin explains how organoids are being used to develop personalized treatment for pancreatic cancer patients.

Research
July 15, 2020 • 6 Min

Canadian Study NeoPancONE Focuses on Biomarker Validation

Dr. Jennifer Knox is leading the NeoPancONE trial for a biomarker that indicates which patients will respond better to certain chemotherapy before surgery.

Research
July 26, 2021 • 5 Min

Finding More Clues about Circulating Tumor DNA

Researcher Dr. Gehan Botrus looks at circulating tumor DNA for genetic information on a patient’s pancreatic cancer to personalize treatment.

Research
December 30, 2022 • 5 Min

A Year in Review: 2022 in Research

What progress was made in pancreatic treatment and screening? Learn about the major pancreatic cancer developments of 2022.

Research
July 3, 2017 • 3 Min

Predicting Effective Therapy in Pancreatic Cancer

Dr. Kenneth Yu is leading a clinical trial that looks at a pancreatic cancer patient’s pharmacogenomic profile, to see which chemotherapy works better.