Adjuvant Chemotherapy with Modified FOLFIRINOX Regimen Improves Survival
A French clinical trial showed that adjuvant chemotherapy (given after surgery) with modified FOLFIRINOX improves survival of pancreatic cancer patients.
Multicenter Trial Focuses on Neoadjuvant Treatment for Borderline Resectable and Locally Advanced Disease
Dr. David Ryan outlines a new trial for pre-surgical pancreatic cancer treatment combining a blood pressure drug, immunotherapy, standard care and SBRT.
Testing a New Drug on Advanced Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors
In a clinical trial, the new drug sapanisertib is being tested for its effectiveness against pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (PNETs).
Radiation and Chemotherapy to Make Pancreatic Cancer Surgically Removable
Can a combination of radiation and chemotherapy make pancreatic tumors that are borderline removeable better candidates for surgery? A clinical trial looks at this question.
Helping Some Types of Chemotherapy Penetrate Pancreatic Tumors
A clinical trial looks at the effectiveness of PEGPH20 in helping chemotherapy penetrate the stroma of pancreatic tumors, to make them removable.
Chemoradiation Before Tumor Removal to Lessen Possible Post-Surgical Disease
A clinical trial examines the effectiveness of presurgical chemotherapy and radiation in making cancer-free margins after tumor removal.
Noninvasive Surgery and a New Drug to Stop Pancreatic Tumors
A clinical trial combines irreversible electroporation (IRE) and immunotherapy to see if the duo is effective against locally advanced pancreatic cancer.
Electrical Current to Help Relieve Jaundice
A clinical trial uses electrical current, in the form of radiofrequency ablation, to test the best technique for keeping a stent open to relieve jaundice.
Treating Tumors Before Pancreatic Cancer Surgery
Can neoadjuvant treatment such as chemoradiation make pancreatic cancer removal surgery more effective? That is the question asked by this clinical trial.
Testing an Experimental Combination of Drugs
A clinical trial for some cancers including pancreatic cancer tests the effectiveness of a checkpoint inhibitor and an antisense oligonucleotide inhibitor.
Trying Targeted Treatments Used for Other Cancers
Researchers are trying kinase inhibitors that are effective for breast cancer, colorectal cancer, and melanoma on pancreatic cancer.
Standard of Care Plus
Dr. Allyson Ocean explains why pancreatic cancer patients should consider clinical trials, which go beyond standard of care.
Testing a Breast Cancer Drug for Other Advanced Solid Tumors
In a clinical trial, a new class of breast cancer drug called a kinase inhibitor is being tested to treat pancreatic cancer.
Novel Drug Combination Plus Radiation for Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer
A clinical trial combines immunotherapy, common treatments, an antiretroviral drug, and SBRT for locally advanced pancreatic cancer.