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Research
July 13, 2016 • 2 Min

Testing the Effect of a Malaria Drug on Standard Treatment

A clinical trial tests whether a malaria drug can make standard chemotherapy for advanced pancreatic cancer more effective.

Research
June 13, 2018 • 2 Min

Testing the Effectiveness of Immunotherapy Added to a New Drug Combination

Researchers are testing a drug combination that adds immunotherapy to standard drugs used to treat pancreatic cancer and an antimalarial drug.

Research
December 20, 2021 • 2 Min

Evaluating Different Immunotherapy Combinations

A platform clinical trial evaluates immunotherapy combinations with standard of care treatment for advanced pancreatic cancer.

News
March 24, 2020 • 7 Min

Pancreatic Cancer Treatment During the COVID-19 Pandemic

During the March 2020 PancChat, pancreatic cancer experts discussed treatment during the COVID-19 pandemic, along with other important issues for patients.

Survivor Stories
April 3, 2016 • 4 Min

My BRCA2 Mutation Turned Out to Be Both the Curse and the Cure

Sharon Seibel knew she had the BRCA2 mutation but was unaware of the link to pancreatic cancer. Her chemotherapy was one for BRCA carriers.

Research
September 1, 2021 • 5 Min

Targeting the Undruggable KRAS Protein

Dr. Shubham Pant is focusing his research on effective treatments for the KRAS mutation, found in 90% of pancreatic cancers.

Research
April 8, 2019 • 6 Min

Combination Delivers a Dual Punch to Pancreatic Cell Growth

Dr. Conan Kinsey outlines a clinical trial that has moved quickly from the lab to phase I, with a dual approach to delivering pancreatic cancer treatment.

Research
September 14, 2016 • 2 Min

Slowing the Growth of Pancreatic Tumors Before Surgery

A chemoradiation clinical trial tests standard chemotherapy plus an anti-malaria drug and compares two types of radiation treatments, to slow tumor growth.

Survivor Stories
January 14, 2020 • 5 Min

At a Crossroads for Pancreatic Cancer Treatment

Ed O’Connor has been getting chemotherapy for his pancreatic cancer since 2016. His disease is stable and he has to decide whether to cut back on the chemo.

Research
January 27, 2021 • 6 Min

A Look at MEK and Autophagy Inhibition

Dr. Conan Kinsey looks at the MEK pathway as way to make immunotherapy more effective for pancreatic cancer patients.

Survivor Stories
February 14, 2017 • 4 Min

Taking a Different Approach to Pancreatic Cancer Treatment

When Dr. Stephen Bigelsen was diagnosed with stage IV pancreatic cancer, he found a doctor to created a personalized treatment plan.