Research

What research is being done for pancreatic cancer treatments and screenings today? The next life-saving treatment for the disease may be on the horizon. These articles highlight the latest in pancreatic cancer research.

335 Articles

Dr. Kelsey Klute
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.

Dr. Allyson Ocean
Research
March 25, 2024 • 3 Min

Leveraging Nanoparticle Technology for Paclitaxel Delivery in Pancreatic Cancer Patients

Dr. Allyson Ocean explains why nanoparticle delivery technology for getting paclitaxel to the tumor could be advantageous for patients.

Sapna Syngal
Research
March 20, 2024 • 5 Min

For Families at Risk, Remote Education May Be Key in Improving Genetic Testing Uptake

What’s the best way to educate families at risk for pancreatic cancer about genetic testing? Dr. Sapna Syngal discusses the results of the GENERATE study.

Dr. Elizabeth Jaffee
Research
March 6, 2024 • 5 Min

Platform Trial Increases Efficiency in Studying Immunotherapy

Dr. Elizabeth Jaffee is betting that three types of immunotherapy will rev up the immune system and make chemotherapy more effective in a platform trial.

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Research
February 28, 2024 • 1 Min

Enhancing Standard Chemotherapy in Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer

Researchers are testing a new kinase inhibitor as a way to make standard chemotherapy more effective against advanced pancreatic cancer.

Dr. Gulam Manji
Research
February 23, 2024 • 5 Min

Chemotherapy Plus Immunotherapy Trial Shows Promise

Dr. Gulam Manji leads a clinical trial that uses two types of immunotherapy to enhance chemotherapy for pancreatic cancer patients.

Pancreatic cancer researcher Dr. Shubham Pant
Research
February 9, 2024 • 5 Min

New Vaccine Harnesses Power Of the Lymph Nodes

A promising new vaccine targets KRAS, the most common mutation in pancreatic cancer. Dr. Shubham Pant provides an update.

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Research
February 1, 2024 • 2 Min

A New Immunotherapy Drug to Make Chemotherapy More Effective for Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer

Researchers are testing a new immunotherapy drug to make standard chemotherapy more effective for metastatic pancreatic cancer.

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Research
January 29, 2024 • 6 Min

ASCO GI Symposium Features a Broad Range of Pancreatic Cancer Research

Researchers at ASCO GI 2024 reported on research in health disparities, KRAS and other genetic mutations, and novel treatments.

Dr. Aatur Singhi
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.

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Research
January 5, 2024 • 2 Min

Treating High Blood Sugar in People With Pancreatic Cancer

A new clinical trial explores the effectiveness of the drug glipizide in controlling high blood sugar in pancreatic cancer patients.

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Research
January 2, 2024 • 5 Min

Progress and Promise—Research in 2023

What advances were made in 2023 for pancreatic cancer treatments? Where is research headed in the coming year?

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Research
December 18, 2023 • 2 Min

Targeted Protein Degradation to Treat Advanced Solid Tumors

A clinical trial tests the effectiveness of a molecule that causes protein degradation in tumor cells, including pancreatic cancer cells.

Researcher Ronald Evans, Ph.D.
Other Science
December 13, 2023 • 4 Min

Understanding How Super-Enhancers Rev Up Pancreatic Cancer Growth

Researcher Ronald Evans, Ph.D., and his team at the Salk Institute are focusing on how super-enhancers stimulate pancreatic cancer growth.

Researcher Lukas Dow, Ph.D.
Research
December 5, 2023 • 4 Min

CRISPR: A New Tool to Help Understand Cancer-Linked Mutations

Lukas Dow, Ph.D., is using CRISPR technology to find better ways to fight cancer by editing the genome.