Personalized Treatment Plans

487 articles

Research
May 25, 2018 • 4 Min

The Promise of Organoids

Dr. Brian Wolpin explains how organoids are being used to develop personalized treatment for pancreatic cancer patients.

Survivor Stories
August 17, 2022 • 6 Min

Going Outside Standard Protocol Changed Everything

Sharon Rockmaker was determined to have a Whipple procedure despite having stage IV pancreatic cancer, and she finally did.

Survivor Stories
January 4, 2019 • 3 Min

Finding Qualified Doctors Made All the Difference

Lee Ringuette switched doctors to get ones willing to try new treatment protocols so he could have to a Whipple procedure.

Research
July 26, 2021 • 5 Min

Finding More Clues about Circulating Tumor DNA

Researcher Dr. Gehan Botrus looks at circulating tumor DNA for genetic information on a patient’s pancreatic cancer to personalize treatment.

Research
December 30, 2020 • 6 Min

A Year in Review: 2020

In March 2020, life as we knew it changed. The way we work, the way we gather, the way we each live our daily lives all felt upended, seemingly overnight. The global pandemic of COVID-19 affected everything, including cancer care and research. COVID-19 brought new risks to cancer patients, whose immune systems are compromised from […]

Research
July 15, 2020 • 6 Min

Canadian Study NeoPancONE Focuses on Biomarker Validation

Dr. Jennifer Knox is leading the NeoPancONE trial for a biomarker that indicates which patients will respond better to certain chemotherapy before surgery.

Research
January 31, 2020 • 7 Min

Taking a Systems Biology Approach to Find a New Pancreatic Cancer Target

Dr. Andrea Califano is using systems biology and cell regulators to find new targets in the search for ways to stop pancreatic cancer cells.

Research
July 8, 2019 • 5 Min

Pancreatic Cancer Patients in the UK Benefit From Unique Precision Medicine Project

Dr. David Chang explains the Precision Panc initiative, a program through the UK’s NHS that helps pancreatic cancer patients find treatments.

Research
July 3, 2017 • 3 Min

Predicting Effective Therapy in Pancreatic Cancer

Dr. Kenneth Yu is leading a clinical trial that looks at a pancreatic cancer patient’s pharmacogenomic profile, to see which chemotherapy works better.

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June 20, 2022 • 1 Min

Glossary

Our extensive collection of web-based and other resources for patients, families, and caregivers provides easy access to information on a wide variety of subjects related to pancreatic cancer.

News
October 14, 2016 • 5 Min

This Is What It’s Like To Live With Pancreatic Cancer

Anne Glauber recounts her treatment for pancreatic cancer for Prevention magazine and offers insights on embracing each day and living it to its fullest.

Research
November 11, 2020 • 5 Min

Multi-Site Precision Promise Study Opens

Dr. Vincent Picozzi explains how Precision Promise clinical trial will use a personalized approach for pancreatic cancer patients.

Research
December 29, 2021 • 8 Min

Pancreatic Cancer Science—2021 in Review

As the year winds down Let’s Win provides an overall look at the highlights of 2021 in pancreatic cancer science.

Research
January 9, 2019 • 6 Min

Pancreatic Cancer: 2018 Highlights And Looking Forward to 2019

Dr. Allyson Ocean leads an overview of the new treatments and protocol from 2018 as well as what are the next steps in treatment for 2019.

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.