Chemotherapy

21 Articles

Dr. Jordan Winter. right
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.

Dr. Tanios Bekaii-Saab
Research
December 16, 2022 • 4 Min

NAPOLI-3 Trial Meets Primary Endpoint in Metastatic Disease

Dr. Tanios Bekaii-Saab explains the early positive results from the NAPOLI-3 clinical trial, testing the NALIRIFOX combination.

Dr. Matthew Katz
Research
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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Research
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. Allyson Ocean
Research
May 20, 2021 • 5 Min

Researching More Second-Line Options for Pancreatic Cancer

Dr. Allyson Ocean explains the concept behind a novel second-line treatment being tested for metastatic pancreatic cancer.

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Research
August 27, 2019 • 5 Min

Platinum-Based Therapy Can Significantly Improve Survival for Some Pancreatic Cancer Patients

Dr. Michael Pishvaian explains how platinum-based therapy can improve the survival of pancreatic cancer patients with a specific mutation.

Dr. Conan Kinsey
Research
April 8, 2019 • 6 Min

Combination Delivers a Dual Punch to Pancreatic Cell Growth

Dr. Conan Kinsey outlines a clinical trial that has moved quickly from the lab to phase I, with a dual approach to delivering pancreatic cancer treatment.

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