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Precancerous pancreatic cells in mice

A New Drug to Target Cancer Cell Enzymes

This trial remains active but is no longer recruiting participants. In patients with metastatic pancreatic cancer, researchers are comparing FOLFIRINOX, the standard treatment, with FOLFIRINOX plus CPI-613, a new drug that works on enzymes involved in cancer cell energy metabolism. Target: Enzymes Mitochondria are components within a cell that are responsible for generating the energy…

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Testing a Different Approach to Pancreatic Cancer Treatment

This trial remains active but is not recruiting at this time. A pancreatectomy or Whipple procedure can remove a patient’s main tumor, but post-surgical testing of lymph nodes and the edges of the tissue left after surgery often finds cancer cells. These patients are at high risk of recurrence of the disease. Researchers are trying…

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