Screening and Early Detection

20 Articles

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. Conan Kinsey
Research
May 23, 2022 • 5 Min

Liquid Biopsies and the Status of Pancreatic Cancer Screening

Dr. Conan Kinsey discusses the usefulness of liquid biopsies for pancreatic cancer screening and early detection.

blood being drawn for a test
Research
February 1, 2022 • 7 Min

Liquid Biopsies: What You Should Know

Three different liquid biopsy blood tests are under development or now available for pancreatic and other cancers.

Lab worker holding pipette
Research
July 16, 2021 • 2 Min

Identifying Biomarkers for Early Detection of Pancreatic Cancer

A clinical trial for at-risk people is looking for biomarkers that can indicate pancreatic cancer is growing.

green pills
Research
July 8, 2021 • 2 Min

Reducing Pancreatic Cancer Risk Through Chemoprevention

Dr. Peter Allen leads a clinical trial of chemoprevention–the use of a medication to prevent IPMNs from developing into pancreatic cancer.

Allyson Ocean, M.D. and Ying-Hsiu Su, Ph.D.
Research
May 7, 2021 • 4 Min

Studying a New Approach for the Liquid Biopsy

Drs. Allyson Ocean and Ying-Hsiu Su lead a liquid biopsy pilot study looking for KRAS proteins in urine, to detect pancreatic cancer.

Dr. Michael Rosenthal
Research
December 3, 2020 • 7 Min

Artificial Intelligence and Early Detection of Pancreatic Cancer

How can AI be used in the early detection of pancreatic cancer? Dr. Michael Rosenthal reviews the current state of the field.

Dr, Minetta Liu
Research
August 10, 2020 • 7 Min

PATHFINDER Blood Test Trial Focused on Early Detection

Dr. Minetta Liu is part of the team conducting a clinical trial to find biomarkers that will become an easy blood test for pancreatic cancer.

Dino Verrelli and Dr. Diane Simeone
Research
May 12, 2020 • 7 Min

Earlier Detection of Pancreatic Cancer: A Marathon, Not A Sprint

Dino Verrelli of Project Purple joins with Dr. Diane Simeone on the PRECEDE Consortium to develop earlier detection and new pancreatic cancer treatments.

glass test tubes in a cluster
Research
October 22, 2019 • 2 Min

Searching for Potential Pancreatic Cancer Blood Biomarkers

Researchers are using blood samples to follow people considered at risk for developing pancreatic cancer in a trial looking for early detection biomarkers.

Anne Marie Lennon ItN
Research
September 23, 2019 • 6 Min

Machine-Learning Assay May Improve Pancreatic Cyst Management

Dr. Anne Marie Lennon explains CompCyst, the artificial intelligence-based assay that can determine the best treatment for pancreatic cysts.

Dr. Aimee Lucas
Research
October 19, 2018 • 4 Min

Which Is the Best Screening Method for Pancreatic Cancer?

Dr. Aimee Lucas outlines the pros and cons of various screening methods that can be used for pancreatic cancer, and who should be using them.

Fishman Elliot
Research
August 13, 2018 • 5 Min

Man + Machine: Using Deep Learning for Early Detection of Pancreatic Cancer

Dr. Elliot Fishman is part of a team that is using artificial intelligence, or deep learning to develop techniques for early detection of pancreatic cancer.

DNA art built with wire and rainbow clear plastic
Research
June 26, 2018 • 2 Min

Early Detection Trial for People at Higher Risk of Pancreatic Cancer

Relatives of pancreatic cancer patients or people who carry certain mutations can participate in an early detection clinical trial.

Dr. Anne Marie Lennon
Research
February 14, 2018 • 4 Min

A Simple Blood Test for Early Detection of Eight Cancers Shows Promise

Dr. Anne Marie Lennon explains the CancerSEEK blood test, a liquid biopsy in clinical trials for early detection of eight cancers, including pancreatic.

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