Drug Combination to Combat Pancreatic and other Gastrointestinal Cancers
Researchers are testing a drug combination of TAS-102, an approved drug for colorectal cancer, and nanoliposomal irinotecan, on gastrointestinal cancers.
Testing the Effectiveness of Immunotherapy Added to a New Drug Combination
Researchers are testing a drug combination that adds immunotherapy to standard drugs used to treat pancreatic cancer and an antimalarial drug.
Novel Drug Combination Plus Radiation for Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer
A clinical trial combines immunotherapy, common treatments, an antiretroviral drug, and SBRT for locally advanced pancreatic cancer.
A New Drug Combination to Control Advanced Pancreatic Cancer
A clinical trial for pancreatic cancer patients with the BRCA mutation tests the effectiveness of standard treatment plus a PARP inhibitor.
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.
A New Immunotherapy Combination for Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer
Researchers are looking at a combination of two types of monoclonal antibodies to treat advanced pancreatic cancer.
Pancreatic Cancer and Drug Interactions: What You Need to Know
Pharmacist Trevor Christ emphasizes the importance of sharing your medication list with your medical team and pharmacist.
Drug Onivyde Gives New Hope to Patients with Advanced Pancreatic Cancer
Onivyde (injectable irinotecan), combined with fluorouracil and leucovorin, has been approved as a second-line treatment for advanced pancreatic cancer.
Testing Treatment Combinations to Make Surgery More Effective
Can losartan (a high blood pressure drug) and immunotherapy combined with standard chemotherapy and radiation be an effective combination against pancreatic cancer?
A Novel Combination to Slow Pancreas Tumors that Cannot Be Surgically Removed
Can a combination of standard drugs, a PARP inhibitor, and intensity modulated radiation therapy to slow pancreatic tumor growth?
What Is a Clinical Trial?
A clinical trial is a type of research study that tests new drugs or drug combinations, procedures, or medical devices in patients with specific diseases or conditions. The goal of a clinical trial is to determine if a potential new treatment is safe and effective. Treatments that are tested in clinical trials have already been […]
A New Combination Chemotherapy Before Surgery
A new clinical trial adds vitamin D to standard of care chemotherapy before surgery, to make pancreatic cancer tumors more removable.