Personalized Treatment Plans

487 articles

Survivor Stories
October 23, 2018 • 3 Min

Molecular Sequencing Leads to Customized Treatment

When Florida resident Doron Broman was diagnosed with stage IV pancreatic cancer, his decision to get treated in Boston gave him access a PARP inhibitor for maintenance.

Research
June 1, 2016 • 5 Min

Personalizing Pancreatic Cancer Treatment

Dr. Mark Ricigliano takes a closer look at the genetics of circulating tumor cells, to personalize pancreatic cancer treatment for the best results.

Research
September 21, 2018 • 2 Min

Personalized Immunotherapy Vaccine for Pancreatic Cancer

Researchers are creating a personalized vaccine to stimulate a pancreatic cancer patient’s immune system after surgery and chemotherapy.

Research
February 27, 2018 • 3 Min

Precision Medicine from the Get-Go for Pancreatic Cancer

Dr. Ben George and colleagues at the Medical College of Wisconsin are using molecular profiling to determine the best chemotherapy for a patient’s pancreatic cancer.

Research
February 9, 2021 • 4 Min

RNA Precision Trial for Pancreatic Cancer Opens At Columbia

Dr. Andrea Califano leads a precision oncology clinical trial of the OncoTreat platform, which looks at proteins to determine treatment.

Disease Management
March 24, 2022 • 4 Min

The Key Role of an Oncology Dietitian in Pancreatic Cancer Treatment

Not sure what to eat during treatment? Oncology dietitian Antonella Apicella explains how to tailor an eating plan to your needs.

Research
April 3, 2020 • 5 Min

Tumor Biology Matters

Dr. Lynn Matrisian of PanCAN, explains that molecular profiling of a pancreatic cancer patient’s tumor can show which treatment will work best.

Research
January 24, 2016 • 5 Min

Precision Promise Places Patients at Center of Research

Dr. Diane Simeone explains the different approach to pancreatic cancer clinical trials taken by the Precision Promise program.

Research
September 5, 2023 • 3 Min

Phase II mRNA Vaccine Trial Opens

The mRNA vaccine phase II clinical trial, led by Dr. Vinod Balachandran, has opened at Memorial Sloan Kettering, with other locations soon to come.

Survivor Stories
June 25, 2021 • 1 Min

Sharing My Knowledge With Others

David Dessert knew his family carried BRCA2, and told his doctor after his pancreatic cancer diagnosis. This led to a better treatment plan.

Symptoms
July 8, 2016 • 4 Min

Understanding a Family’s Risk for Pancreatic Cancer

A tumor registry studies the genetics of pancreatic cancer to determine risk factors for families.

Page
September 15, 2022 • 6 Min

Newly Diagnosed

What to Do If You Are Newly Diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer You or someone you love has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Now what? First, take a breath and know that you are not alone in this overwhelming moment. Let’s Win has the most up-to-date information, research, and resources to help you make informed decisions […]

Research
May 15, 2019 • 5 Min

Representing Genetic and Clinical Diversity in Pancreatic Cancer

Dr. Kentaro Sudo explores the possible causes for different responses to drugs among ethnic groups, pointing to the need for clinical diversity in trials.

Research
May 23, 2024 • 4 Min

Study Reveals Molecular Differences in Young-Onset Pancreatic Cancer

There has been a notable increase in cases of young onset pancreatic cancer. Dr. Jashodeep Datta and team are exploring why this is happening.

Survivor Stories
January 24, 2022 • 11 Min

Family, Friends, Hope, Strength, and Prayer

Susan Wells had chemotherapy but her treatment took a detour into more chemo and a clinical trial before she had a Whipple procedure.