Immunotherapy

What is immunotherapy and how can it help those that have been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer? Learn the ins and outs of immunotherapy-related treatments, clinical trials, and vaccines, and how they can be integrated into your treatment plan.

54 Articles

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 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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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.

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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.

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.

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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.

Dr. Vinod Balachandran
Research
June 6, 2023 • 3 Min

mRNA Pancreatic Cancer Vaccine Trial Heading for Phase II

Dr. Vinod Balachandran provides the latest data on the mRNA pancreatic cancer vaccine, now headed to a phase II clinical trial.

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Research
April 24, 2023 • 9 Min

Research and Other Highlights from the 2023 AACR Annual Meeting

The 2023 AACR meeting focused on the latest research into KRAS, other immunotherapy approaches, and honored Dr. Elizabeth Jaffee.

Dr. Conan Kinsey
Research
April 6, 2023 • 4 Min

Taking a Look At FAK Inhibitors

Dr. Conan Kinsey is looking at how FAK inhibitors can make immunotherapy more effective in combination with chemotherapy.

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Research
February 14, 2023 • 2 Min

Brain Cancer Vaccine for Metastatic PNET

Researchers are testing a vaccine for PNET that targets a protein that is very abundant in many neuroendocrine tumors.

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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.

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Research
December 30, 2022 • 5 Min

A Year in Review: 2022 in Research

What progress was made in pancreatic treatment and screening? Learn about the major pancreatic cancer developments of 2022.

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Research
December 21, 2022 • 2 Min

Testing a New Immunotherapy Combo in Advanced Pancreatic Cancer

Researchers are testing an approved immunotherapy drug with a new drug that works on T cells to make it more effective for pancreatic cancer.