Clinical Trials

97 Articles

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Research
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.

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Research
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. Elizabeth Jaffee
Research
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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Research
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. Allyson Ocean
Research
June 6, 2022 • 5 Min

Surprising Clinical Trial Results in Pancreatic and Rectal Cancer

Let’s Win Scientific Advisory Board Chair Dr. Allyson Ocean explains the surprising clinical trial results in pancreatic and rectal cancers.

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Research
May 26, 2022 • 3 Min

Chemotherapy-Radiation Combination for Pancreatic Cancer in the Liver

Can targeted radiation disrupt tumor growth in the liver of advanced pancreatic cancer patients with BRCA2 and PALB2 mutations?

Dr. Tanios Bekaii-Saab
Research
April 14, 2022 • 5 Min

KRYSTAL-1 Trial Shows Promising Activity in Pancreas and Other GI Cancers

Dr. Tanios Bekaii-Saab reports promising results of the KRYSTAL-1 trial, which targets a KRAS mutation common to pancreatic cancer.

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Research
April 6, 2022 • 2 Min

Testing a Thyroid Cancer Drug to Treat Advanced Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors

Researchers are testing a thyroid drug to see if it is effective against pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors, among other cancers.

Dr. Jennifer Knox and Dr. Elizabeth Jaffee
Research
March 31, 2022 • 7 Min

New Trial to Find Biomarkers to Guide Treatment

Drs. Jennifer Knox and Elizabeth Jaffee lead the PASS-01 trial using biomarkers and other measures to choose individualized treatment.

Dr. Eugene Koay
Research
February 23, 2022 • 5 Min

Platform Trial Design Aims to Get Information Quickly and Efficiently

Dr. Eugene Koay is leading a platform trial, for a more nimble way to adapt to participants’ response to treatments being tested.

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Research
January 19, 2022 • 2 Min

Modifying the Tumor Microenvironment to Make Treatment More Effective

Researchers are testing a new drug that better-allows chemotherapy to penetrate the tumor microenvironment of pancreatic cancer.

Dr. Elizabeth Jaffee
Research
November 4, 2021 • 5 Min

New Clinical Accelerator Initiative Shortens Time from Bench to Clinic

Dr. Elizabeth Jaffee explains the importance of Lustgarten’s Clinical Accelerator Initiative to speed up the time from bench to trial.

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Research
September 7, 2021 • 2 Min

Testing a Combination for Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer

A clinical trial tests an investigational drug, immunotherapy, and radiation in combination against advanced pancreatic cancer.

Dr. Philip Philip
Research
August 19, 2021 • 5 Min

Large Phase III Global Trial Targets Cancer Metabolism

Dr. Philip Philip focuses on disrupting cancer cell metabolism with devimistat, now in a phase III global clinical trial.

Research
June 21, 2021 • 3 Min

CRISPR-Engineered Immunotherapy for Metastatic GI Tract Cancers

CRISPR technology is used as part of an immunotherapy clinical trial for metastatic pancreatic cancer and other GI cancers.