Clinical Trials

Clinical trials should be every patient's starting point when it comes to pancreatic cancer. Find out about trials that are available today, and the cutting-edge research available to patients.

129 Articles

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Clinical Trials
February 28, 2024 • 1 Min

Enhancing Standard Chemotherapy in Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer

Researchers are testing a new kinase inhibitor as a way to make standard chemotherapy more effective against advanced pancreatic cancer.

Dr. Gulam Manji
Research
February 23, 2024 • 5 Min

Chemotherapy Plus Immunotherapy Trial Shows Promise

Dr. Gulam Manji leads a clinical trial that uses two types of immunotherapy to enhance chemotherapy for pancreatic cancer patients.

Pancreatic cancer researcher Dr. Shubham Pant
Research
February 9, 2024 • 5 Min

New Vaccine Harnesses Power Of the Lymph Nodes

A promising new vaccine targets KRAS, the most common mutation in pancreatic cancer. Dr. Shubham Pant provides an update.

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Research
February 1, 2024 • 2 Min

A New Immunotherapy Drug to Make Chemotherapy More Effective for Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer

Researchers are testing a new immunotherapy drug to make standard chemotherapy more effective for metastatic pancreatic cancer.

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Research
January 29, 2024 • 5 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 5, 2024 • 2 Min

Treating High Blood Sugar in People With Pancreatic Cancer

A new clinical trial explores the effectiveness of the drug glipizide in controlling high blood sugar in pancreatic cancer patients.

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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?

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Research
December 18, 2023 • 2 Min

Targeted Protein Degradation to Treat Advanced Solid Tumors

A clinical trial tests the effectiveness of a molecule that causes protein degradation in tumor cells, including pancreatic cancer cells.

researcher Herve Tiriac
Research
November 20, 2023 • 4 Min

Two-Drug Combo Targets KRAS and Fights Resistance

Researcher Hervé Tiriac leads a clinical trial for a new drug combination targeting KRAS and chemotherapy resistance.

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Clinical Trials
November 7, 2023 • 2 Min

A New Approach to Immunotherapy for Advanced Pancreatic Cancer

Will a new type of immunotherapy help prevent tumors from developing resistance to chemotherapy? Research is underway.

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 21, 2023 • 2 Min

Testing the Addition of a New Drug to Radiation Therapy for Localized Pancreatic Cancer

In combination with radiation treatment, researchers are testing a new drug that causes DNA damage to make that treatment more effective.

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.

Dr. Vinod Balachandran
Research
September 5, 2023 • 3 Min

Phase II mRNA Vaccine Trial Opens

The mRNA vaccine phase II clinical trial, led by Dr. Vinod Balachandran, has opened at Memorial Sloan Kettering, with other locations soon to come.