Press Releases

105 articles

Research
April 18, 2022 • 6 Min

New Immunotherapy Strategy Aimed at High-Risk Population

Dr. Neeha Zaidi is the lead investigator of an immunotherapy trial using a vaccine for people at high risk for pancreatic cancer.

Research
May 10, 2022 • 6 Min

Lustgarten–AACR Name Career Development Award Winners

The Lustgarten Foundation and AACR announced the winners of the 2022 Ruth Bader Ginsburg and John Robert Lewis Career Development Awards.

Research
June 6, 2022 • 5 Min

Access and Disparities in Pancreatic Cancer Surgery Remain Pervasive Problems

Dr. Susan Tsai discusses her research into the causes of pancreatic cancer surgery and treatment disparities for underserved communities.

News
March 24, 2020 • 7 Min

Pancreatic Cancer Treatment During the COVID-19 Pandemic

During the March 2020 PancChat, pancreatic cancer experts discussed treatment during the COVID-19 pandemic, along with other important issues for patients.

News
May 20, 2020 • 5 Min

Reopening America: Guidelines For Pancreatic Cancer Patients

As states begin to reopen their economies, the threat of COVID-19 remains. Dr. Allyson Ocean has recommendations for pancreatic cancer patients.

News
February 23, 2021 • 1 Min

Families Working Together Against Pancreatic Cancer

Rob Greenstein discusses how Let’s Win helped his family after his sister Jackie was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.

Survivor Stories
December 13, 2022 • 3 Min

Forget Stages . . . Set Goals Instead!

After her pancreatic cancer diagnosis, Heather Sanderson set goals: surgery and then getting back to the gym.

Survivor Stories
April 11, 2023 • 4 Min

Going After a Specialized Radiation Treatment

Don Myrah wanted more than chemotherapy. He read about a specialized radiation treatment and directly contacted the company behind it.

Research
April 27, 2023 • 5 Min

New Prospective Clinical Study of Blood-Based Early Detection Test

Dr. Rosalie Sears is working with Biological Dynamics to test a new early detection blood assay and platform for pancreatic cancer screening.

Research
May 26, 2023 • 2 Min

Adapting Chemotherapy Regimens for a Better Pancreatic Cancer Outcome

Researchers are comparing chemotherapy regimens for effectiveness before surgery, and whether switching treatments makes a difference.

Research
August 9, 2023 • 5 Min

“Radical Collaboration” to Find Cures for the Deadliest Cancers

Break Through Cancer was founded to promote collaboration between major research institutions, in order to develop cures for the deadliest cancers.

Research
August 22, 2023 • 5 Min

New AI Tool Brings Hope in Quest for Earlier Detection

Can AI help catch pancreatic cancer at an earlier stage? Dr. Michael Rosenthal and others are working on an AI tool to do just that.

Research
October 12, 2023 • 8 Min

Pancreatic Cancer Research Builds Upon Strengths

The September 2023 AACR Special Conference on Pancreatic Cancer focused on the latest research in KRAS, chemotherapy, and cachexia, among other topics.

Survivor Stories
November 2, 2023 • 8 Min

A Family Tree Bent but Not Broken by Pancreatic Cancer

When Kay Zedd Kesser looks around her family tree, she sees pancreatic cancer everywhere. But screening saved Kay’s life.

Survivor Stories
January 10, 2024 • 8 Min

Always Insist On More

Dave Paffenroth’s wife Wendy was an extraordinary caregiver, coordinating treatments and family support during pancreatic cancer treatment.