Chemotherapy

11 Articles

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.

Dr. Shalaan Beg
Research
December 4, 2018 • 4 Min

Targeting AXL May Improve Chemotherapy for Pancreatic Cancer

Dr. Shaalan Beg describes a clinical trial using the kinase inhibitor bemcentinib along with chemotherapy as a way to slow down or stop pancreatic cancer.

Dr. John Chabot
Research
March 12, 2018 • 5 Min

Making Surgery An Option for More Pancreatic Cancer Patients

Dr. John Chabot explains that more pancreatic cancer patients may qualify for surgery if they consult an experience pancreatic surgical team.

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Research
September 5, 2017 • 4 Min

New Cancer Stem Cell Pathway Drug May Change Standard of Care

Dr. Tanios Bekii-Saab is testing a new drug that works on pancreatic cancer stem cells to make chemotherapy more effective.

Dr. Margaret Tempero
Research
June 23, 2017 • 4 Min

Targeted Therapy for Pancreatic Cancer

Dr. Margaret Tempero outlines the work being done in the area of targeted therapy for pancreatic cancer, specifically the testing of ibrutinib.

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Research
May 12, 2017 • 4 Min

Synergy with Metronomic Chemotherapy

Oncologists are trying metronomic chemotherapy, lower doses of toxic drugs given on a steady basis, to fight pancreatic cancer.

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Research
April 17, 2016 • 3 Min

Drug Onivyde Gives New Hope to Patients with Advanced Pancreatic Cancer

Onivyde (injectable irinotecan), combined with fluorouracil and leucovorin, has been approved as a second-line treatment for advanced pancreatic cancer.