Chemotherapy

What are the latest developments in chemotherapy for pancreatic cancer patients? Read about targeting treatments and other options under study.

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Research
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. 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.

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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.

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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?

Dr. Anup Kasi
Chemotherapy
October 25, 2023 • 3 Min

Potential Therapy Takes a Two-Prong Attack on Pancreatic Cancer

With a focus on targeting cell metabolism, Dr. Anup Kasi leads a clinical trial of a new agent in combination with gemcitabine.

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Research
October 12, 2023 • 8 Min

Pancreatic Cancer Research Builds Upon Strengths

The September 2023 AACR Special Conference on Pancreatic Cancer focused on the latest research in KRAS, chemotherapy, and cachexia, among other topics.

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Research
September 18, 2023 • 4 Min

Higher Glucose Levels May Improve Chemotherapy Effectiveness

Can higher glucose levels make chemotherapy more effective? Dr. Jordan Winter and colleagues are studying the relationship.

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Research
August 14, 2023 • 2 Min

Targeting Pancreatic Cancer Cell Growth

Researchers are testing a new drug targeting cell growth in solid tumors, including pancreatic cancer.

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Research
June 30, 2023 • 5 Min

ASCO 2023: Pancreatic Cancer Research Update

The pancreatic cancer research reports from ASCO 2023 focused on different chemotherapy combinations, including immunotherapy.

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Research
May 26, 2023 • 2 Min

Adapting Chemotherapy Regimens for a Better Pancreatic Cancer Outcome

Researchers are comparing chemotherapy regimens for effectiveness before surgery, and whether switching treatments makes a difference.

Dr. Marco Del Chiaro, pancreatic cancer surgeon
Research
May 23, 2023 • 5 Min

New Study Shows Benefit of Chemotherapy after Surgery

Should you have adjuvant chemotherapy–treatment after pancreatic cancer surgery? Dr. Marco Del Chiaro explains that the evidence says “yes.”

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Research
May 2, 2023 • 2 Min

Chemo and SBRT for Inoperable Pancreatic Cancer

For inoperable pancreatic cancer, researchers are comparing mFOLFIRINOX and SBRT with gemcitabine-based treatment regimens.

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Research
April 3, 2023 • 2 Min

Comparing Chemotherapy Before with Chemotherapy After Pancreatic Cancer Surgery

Researchers are comparing effectiveness of chemotherapy before surgery (neoadjuvant) with chemotherapy after surgery (adjuvant).

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Research
March 13, 2023 • 2 Min

A New Treatment for Progressive Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer

Researchers are testing a new drug for second-line therapy (after initial treatment stops working) in metastatic pancreatic cancer.

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Research
January 27, 2023 • 6 Min

Research Updates from ASCO GI 2023

Read the latest clinical trial and research updates from the 2023 ASCO GI meeting, including a review of genetic testing uptake.

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