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.

343 Articles

Researcher Howard Crawford, Ph.D.
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May 15, 2023 • 5 Min

Is Pancreatic Cancer Different in Black Patients?

Pancreatic cancer occurs at a higher rate in Black patients. Dr. Howard Crawford leads a study looking at the cancer biology for differences.

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May 2, 2023 • 2 Min

Chemo and SBRT for Inoperable Pancreatic Cancer

For inoperable pancreatic cancer, researchers are comparing mFOLFIRINOX and SBRT with gemcitabine-based treatment regimens.

Pancreatic cancer researcher Rosalie Sears
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April 27, 2023 • 5 Min

New Prospective Clinical Study of Blood-Based Early Detection Test

Dr. Rosalie Sears is working with Biological Dynamics to test a new early detection blood assay and platform for pancreatic cancer screening.

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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
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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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April 3, 2023 • 2 Min

Comparing Chemotherapy Before with Chemotherapy After Pancreatic Cancer Surgery

Researchers are comparing effectiveness of chemotherapy before surgery (neoadjuvant) with chemotherapy after surgery (adjuvant).

Dr. Allyson Ocean
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March 21, 2023 • 5 Min

More Research Needed For Neuropathy

Dr. Allyson Ocean discusses the use of glutamine to ease the neuropathy caused by chemotherapy drugs for pancreatic cancer.

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March 13, 2023 • 2 Min

A New Treatment for Progressive Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer

Researchers are testing a new drug for second-line therapy (after initial treatment stops working) in metastatic pancreatic cancer.

Laura Wood
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March 8, 2023 • 6 Min

AI Platform Reveals Hidden Biology of Tumor Formation

Dr. Laura Wood and colleagues are developing an artificial intelligence (AI) platform to identify tumors as they are forming.

Dr. Anna Bergamaschi
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February 23, 2023 • 6 Min

New Potential Early Detection Trial for Type 2 Diabetics

Dr. Anna Bergamaschi explains the new Avantect blood test for the early detection of pancreatic cancer in people with type 2 diabetes.

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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.

Dr. Ray Wadlow
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February 9, 2023 • 5 Min

PRECEDE Trial Sets Survival Rate Goal

Dr. Raymond Wadlow explains how earlier detection of high-risk people is key the PRECEDE trial’s goal to increase pancreatic cancer survival rates.

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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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January 19, 2023 • 2 Min

Targeting the Oxidation Pathway to Treat Advanced Pancreatic Cancer

Researchers are testing a new drug that targets the oxidation pathway in order to make standard chemotherapy more effective for stage IV pancreatic cancer.

Researcher Dr. Hiroyuki Kato
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January 13, 2023 • 5 Min

Meet the Researcher: Hiroyuki Kato, M.D., Ph.D.

Researcher Dr. Hiroyuki Kato has traveled from Japan to Boston for his research on IPMNs and pancreatic cancer.