Risk Factors

417 articles

Research
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.

Research
June 30, 2023 • 5 Min

ASCO 2023: Pancreatic Cancer Research Update

The pancreatic cancer research reports from ASCO 2023 focused on different chemotherapy combinations, including immunotherapy.

Disease Management
August 4, 2023 • 3 Min

Using Ice to Prevent Neuropathy

Neuropathy–tingling or numbness in your extremities–is a common side effect of chemotherapy. Learn more about the role of ice in preventing neuropathy.

Research
September 18, 2023 • 4 Min

Higher Glucose Levels May Improve Chemotherapy Effectiveness

Can higher glucose levels make chemotherapy more effective? Dr. Jordan Winter and colleagues are studying the relationship.

Survivor Stories
November 15, 2023 • 2 Min

A Long Slog to Diagnosis, A Quick Sprint to Surgery

Joseph Mele suffered through a year of mysterious GI symptoms until he was finally diagnosed with stage II pancreatic cancer.

Research
November 20, 2023 • 4 Min

Two-Drug Combo Targets KRAS and Fights Resistance

Researcher Hervé Tiriac leads a clinical trial for a new drug combination targeting KRAS and chemotherapy resistance.

Disease Management
November 27, 2023 • 3 Min

Reaching Primary Care Providers Through Podcasts

Dr. Jon Hallberg leads a series on early detection of pancreatic cancer as part of his mission to reach providers through podcasts.

Survivor Stories
January 24, 2024 • 4 Min

Don’t Give Up

Joe Pearson responded so well to chemotherapy that even with a stage III tumor near a blood vessel he was able to have Whipple surgery.

Research
March 25, 2024 • 3 Min

Leveraging Nanoparticle Technology for Paclitaxel Delivery in Pancreatic Cancer Patients

Dr. Allyson Ocean explains why nanoparticle delivery technology for getting paclitaxel to the tumor could be advantageous for patients.

Survivor Stories
March 28, 2024 • 5 Min

Faith, Hope, and Perseverance

Maryanne Winchester credits faith, hope, and perseverance for getting her through three types of chemotherapy, radioembolization and a pancreatectomy.

Survivor Stories
April 11, 2024 • 5 Min

Genetic Testing Changed My Chemo Protocol

Greg Jacobson’s family has an extensive history of cancer. After a pancreatic cancer diagnosis, genetic testing found the mutation for Lynch syndrome.

Research
May 10, 2024 • 6 Min

Using AI to Create a Better Test to Predict Pancreatic Cancer Progression

Dr. Dan Theodorescu is using AI to isolate more effective biomarkers than the CA 19-9 test to track pancreatic cancer progression.