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

Dr. Michael Goggins
Treatments
January 5, 2023 • 4 Min

Screening Programs Save High-Risk People

Dr. Michael Goggins explains who should undergo regular pancreatic cancer screening and where programs can be found.

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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.

Dr. Tanios Bekaii-Saab
Research
December 16, 2022 • 4 Min

NAPOLI-3 Trial Meets Primary Endpoint in Metastatic Disease

Dr. Tanios Bekaii-Saab explains the early positive results from the NAPOLI-3 clinical trial, testing the NALIRIFOX combination.

Dr. Jeffrey Patterson-Fortin
Research
December 5, 2022 • 4 Min

Meet the Researcher: Jeffrey Patterson-Fortin, M.D., Ph.D.

Researcher Dr. Jeffrey Patterson-Fortin focuses on DNA damage repair as he looks for better pancreatic cancer treatments.

Dr. Arnav Mehta, researcher
Research
November 18, 2022 • 5 Min

Meet the Researcher: Arnav Mehta, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Arnav Mehta combines mathematics and medicine in his search to improve options for gastrointestinal cancer patients. Learn about his groundbreaking work.

Dr. Alison Klein, pancreatic cancer researcher
Research
November 7, 2022 • 6 Min

Putting Familial Risk In Perspective

Dr. Alison Klein works to understand the relationship between familial risk and the chances of developing pancreatic cancer.

Dr. Nicolette Rodriguez
Research
October 25, 2022 • 5 Min

Meet the Researcher: Nicolette Juliana Rodriguez, M.D., M.P.H.

Learn more about the research interests of Nicolette Rodriguez, M.D., M.P.H., one of the young investigators Let’s Win sponsored at AACR.

Dr. Emma Kurz
Research
October 12, 2022 • 6 Min

Exercise Helps Boost Immune System and Immunotherapy Treatment

Dr. Emma Kurz is part of a research team that has found that exercise can help make immunotherapy more effective for pancreatic cancer.

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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.

Dr. Andrew Aguirre
Research
September 29, 2022 • 4 Min

Newly Discovered Protein Complex in RAS Pathway May Provide a Treatment Target

Dr. Andrew Aguirre and other researchers from Dana-Farber and the Broad Institute are looking at the RAS pathway for a new target.

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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. James Flory
Research
September 2, 2022 • 4 Min

Finding the Best Diabetes Drug for Pancreatic Cancer Patients

With all the various drugs out there, Dr. James Flory wants to establish which diabetes drug works best for pancreatic cancer patients. Read his expert advice.

Dr. Michael Goggins
Research
August 22, 2022 • 6 Min

Surveillance Improves Outcomes for High-Risk Patients

Dr. Michael Goggins provides results for the CAPS5 pancreatic cancer surveillance and screening study for patients at high risk.

Dr. Matthew Katz
Research
August 21, 2022 • 4 Min

Shedding More Light On Neoadjuvant Treatment

Dr. Matthew Katz reviews the study that compared neoadjuvant treatment with FOLFIRINOX versus gemcitabine/nab-paclitaxel for resectable pancreatic cancer.