Radiation is a powerful tool in the fight against pancreatic cancer. Find out about the new radiation treatments available today and those that are on the horizon for tomorrow.
In combination with radiation treatment, researchers are testing a new drug that causes DNA damage to make that treatment more effective.
Learn the advantages of radiation treatment for pancreatic cancer with an MRI-guided system as researched by radiation oncologist Dr. Michael Chuong.
Researchers are using IORT–intraoperative radiation therapy–to treat pancreatic cancer that cannot be surgically removed.
New clinical guidelines from the American Society for Radiation Oncology will help clarify the best uses of radiation treatment for pancreatic cancer.
Dr. Yaacov Lawrence is using celiac plexus radiotherapy in a clinical trials to target a source of pain for pancreatic cancer patients.
A clinical trial tests a precision radiation technique called intensity-modulated radiation therapy against locally advanced pancreatic cancer.
Researchers are comparing standard radiotherapy treatment with a newer type of radiation that uses heavy ions, for nonsurgical pancreatic cancer patients.
Dr. Parag Parikh and others are using MRI-guided radiation to provide precision radiation treatment for pancreatic cancer.
A clinical trial looks for the best dose of an experimental drug to combat the mouth sores that are a side effect of stereotactic body radiation therapy.
Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) is increasingly being used to treat locally advanced pancreatic cancer, and make it surgically removable.
A clinical trial compares FOLFIRINOX plus stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) with just FOLFIRINOX for pancreatic cancer that has spread locally.
A clinical trial looks at the effectiveness of stereotactic body radiation therapy in killing cancer cells in the margins after pancreatic tumor removal.
A chemoradiation clinical trial tests standard chemotherapy plus an anti-malaria drug and compares two types of radiation treatments, to slow tumor growth.