Research

What research is being done for pancreatic cancer treatments and screenings today? The next life-saving treatment for the disease may be on the horizon. These articles highlight the latest in pancreatic cancer research.

337 Articles

Researcher Ronald Evans, Ph.D.
Other Science
December 13, 2023 • 4 Min

Understanding How Super-Enhancers Rev Up Pancreatic Cancer Growth

Researcher Ronald Evans, Ph.D., and his team at the Salk Institute are focusing on how super-enhancers stimulate pancreatic cancer growth.

Researcher Lukas Dow, Ph.D.
Research
December 5, 2023 • 4 Min

CRISPR: A New Tool to Help Understand Cancer-Linked Mutations

Lukas Dow, Ph.D., is using CRISPR technology to find better ways to fight cancer by editing the genome.

Podcast host and primary care physician Dr. Jon Hallberg
Disease Management
November 27, 2023 • 3 Min

Reaching Primary Care Providers Through Podcasts

Dr. Jon Hallberg leads a series on early detection of pancreatic cancer as part of his mission to reach providers through podcasts.

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.

Promising researchers
Research
October 17, 2023 • 6 Min

Five Promising Researchers Leading the Charge in Treatment Advancements

Meet the five promising researchers supported by Let’s Win at the 2023 AACR Special Conference on Research: Pancreatic Cancer.

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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.

Researcher Dr. Michael Feigin
Research
September 29, 2023 • 5 Min

Common Anti-Anxiety Medications May Affect Outcomes

Many pancreatic cancer patients take anti-anxiety medications. But what you take may affect how your treatment works, says Dr. Michael Feigin.

Radiation Whole Abdomen
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.

Dr. Michael Rosenthal
Research
August 22, 2023 • 5 Min

New AI Tool Brings Hope in Quest for Earlier Detection

Can AI help catch pancreatic cancer at an earlier stage? Dr. Michael Rosenthal and others are working on an AI tool to do just that.

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Research
August 14, 2023 • 2 Min

Targeting Pancreatic Cancer Cell Growth

Researchers are testing a new drug targeting cell growth in solid tumors, including pancreatic cancer.

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Research
August 9, 2023 • 5 Min

“Radical Collaboration” to Find Cures for the Deadliest Cancers

Break Through Cancer was founded to promote collaboration between major research institutions, in order to develop cures for the deadliest cancers.