Research

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Dr. Arnav Mehta, researcher
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November 18, 2022 • 5 Min

Meet the Researcher: Arnav Mehta, M.D., Ph.D.

Researcher Dr. Arnav Mehta combines mathematics with medicine as he tries to find better options for gastrointestinal cancer patients.

Dr. Alison Klein, pancreatic cancer researcher
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November 7, 2022 • 6 Min

Putting Familial Risk In Perspective

Dr. Alison Klein works to understand the relationship between familial risk and the chances of developing pancreatic cancer.

Dr. Nicolette Rodriguez
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October 25, 2022 • 5 Min

Meet the Researcher: Nicolette Juliana Rodriguez, M.D., M.P.H.

Learn more about the research interests of Nicolette Rodriguez, M.D., M.P.H., one of the young investigators Let’s Win sponsored at AACR.

Dr. Emma Kurz
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October 12, 2022 • 6 Min

Exercise Helps Boost Immune System and Immunotherapy Treatment

Dr. Emma Kurz is part of a research team that has found that exercise can help make immunotherapy more effective for pancreatic cancer.

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October 4, 2022 • 2 Min

More Effective Radiotherapy for Advanced Pancreatic Cancer Patients

Researchers are testing a drug that penetrates the stroma, to make radiotherapy work better for advanced pancreatic cancer patients.

Dr. Andrew Aguirre
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September 29, 2022 • 4 Min

Newly Discovered Protein Complex in RAS Pathway May Provide a Treatment Target

Dr. Andrew Aguirre and other researchers from Dana-Farber and the Broad Institute are looking at the RAS pathway for a new target.

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September 8, 2022 • 2 Min

Managing Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer with Chemotherapy and Diet

A new clinical trial looks at a special diet that tries to curb a patient’s metabolism to slow cancer growth during chemotherapy.

Dr. James Flory
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September 2, 2022 • 4 Min

Finding the Best Diabetes Drug for Pancreatic Cancer Patients

Dr. James Flory wants to establish which diabetes drug works best for pancreatic cancer patients who develop diabetes.

Dr. Michael Goggins
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August 22, 2022 • 6 Min

Surveillance Improves Outcomes for High-Risk Patients

Dr. Michael Goggins provides results for the CAPS5 pancreatic cancer surveillance and screening study for patients at high risk.

Dr. Matthew Katz
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August 21, 2022 • 4 Min

Shedding More Light On Neoadjuvant Treatment

Dr. Matthew Katz reviews the study that compared neoadjuvant treatment with FOLFIRINOX versus gemcitabine/nab-paclitaxel for resectable pancreatic cancer.

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August 12, 2022 • 2 Min

Hypertension Drug as Part of First-Line Treatment for Unresectable Pancreatic Cancer

Researchers are testing if the addition of a hypertension drug to standard treatment will be more effective for advanced pancreatic cancer.

Dr. Vinod Balachandran
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August 9, 2022 • 4 Min

mRNA Vaccine Shows Promising Results

Dr. Vinod Balachandran is testing an mRNA vaccine for pancreatic cancer using the same technology as COVID vaccines.

Dr. Elizabeth Jaffee
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July 27, 2022 • 5 Min

Report Highlights Potential of TCR Therapy

Dr. Elizabeth Jaffee explains the unique technique used with success for one patient in a new immunotherapy clinical trial.

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July 19, 2022 • 2 Min

Four-Drug Combination Tested in Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer

A clinical trial is testing a drug combination including a drug used for erectile dysfunction, a new drug, and two immunotherapy drugs.

Dr. Michael Chuong
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June 30, 2022 • 6 Min

Ablative SMART Radiotherapy Could Be Beneficial for Advanced Pancreatic Cancer

Dr. Michael Chuong explains the advantages of radiation treatment with an MRI-guided system for pancreatic cancer patients.