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.

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Dr. Zev Wainberg
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July 16, 2024 • 4 Min

Positive Results For Borderline Resectable Disease Pilot Study

Dr. Zev Wainberg provides details on a trial of chemotherapy and immunotherapy for patients with borderline resectable pancreatic cancer.

Dr. Vinod Balachandran
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July 2, 2024 • 3 Min

mRNA Vaccine Trial Expands to Numerous Locations

The mRNA vaccine trial spearheaded by Dr. Vinod Balachandran has opened in more locations in the US and around the world.

patient receiving chemotherapy injection
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June 24, 2024 • 2 Min

More Effective Treatment for Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer

A worldwide clinical trial is testing a new drug combined with standard treatment, for patients with metastatic pancreatic cancer.

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June 18, 2024 • 6 Min

Pancreatic Cancer Research Updates from ASCO 2024

Learn about the latest developments in pancreatic cancer research into immunotherapy and chemotherapy from the ASCO 2024 meeting.

Dr. Todd Aguilera
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June 6, 2024 • 5 Min

Can SBRT Become More Effective?

Radiation oncologist Dr. Todd Aguilera is looking for ways to make SBRT a more effective treatment for pancreatic cancer.

Dr. Jashodeep Datta
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May 23, 2024 • 4 Min

Study Reveals Molecular Differences in Young-Onset Pancreatic Cancer

There has been a notable increase in cases of young onset pancreatic cancer. Dr. Jashodeep Datta and team are exploring why this is happening.

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May 15, 2024 • 2 Min

A New Triple Combination for Tumors with BRCA1/2 or PALB2 Mutations

A clinical trial is comparing a two-drug combination with a three-drug combination to see which works better for genetic mutations.

Pancreatic cancer researcher Dan Theodorescu
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May 10, 2024 • 6 Min

Using AI to Create a Better Test to Predict Pancreatic Cancer Progression

Dr. Dan Theodorescu is using AI to isolate more effective biomarkers than the CA 19-9 test to track pancreatic cancer progression.

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April 29, 2024 • 5 Min

2024 AACR Meeting Update

Some of the highlights of the latest pancreatic cancer research from the 2024 AACR meeting include the mRNA vaccine, and a liquid biopsy.

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April 19, 2024 • 2 Min

Using Ultrasound to Enhance the Effectiveness of Chemotherapy

A clinical trial combines ultrasound with a microbubble contrast agent to make chemotherapy more effective.

Elliot Fishman
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April 16, 2024 • 5 Min

Felix 2.0 Builds Upon Artificial Intelligence Earlier Detection Successes

Can artificial intelligence help find pancreatic cancer sooner? Dr. Elliot Fishman thinks so, and has been working to make it happen.

Dr. Kelsey Klute
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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
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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
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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
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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.