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Pancreatic cancer patient Ellen Robbins and her husband Bob
Survivor Stories
November 2, 2022 • 3 Min

Urinary Tract Scans Lead to My Diagnosis

Ellen Robbins has the BRCA2 mutation, and that allowed her to participate in a clinical trial for her pancreatic cancer.

Dr. Michael Goggins
Research
August 22, 2022 • 6 Min

Surveillance Improves Outcomes for High-Risk Patients

Dr. Michael Goggins provides results for the CAPS5 pancreatic cancer surveillance and screening study for patients at high risk.

Dr. Vinod Balachandran
Research
August 9, 2022 • 4 Min

mRNA Vaccine Shows Promising Results

Dr. Vinod Balachandran is testing an mRNA vaccine for pancreatic cancer using the same technology as COVID vaccines.

Dr. Elizabeth Jaffee
Research
July 27, 2022 • 5 Min

Report Highlights Potential of TCR Therapy

Dr. Elizabeth Jaffee explains the unique technique used with success for one patient in a new immunotherapy clinical trial.

pancreatic cancer patient Reesa Levy
Survivor Stories
June 27, 2022 • 4 Min

Taking a Chance on a Clinical Trial

Reesa Levy traveled to find the right pancreatic cancer doctor for her, and then joined a clinical trial for a vaccine.

Dr. Allyson Ocean
Research
June 6, 2022 • 5 Min

Surprising Clinical Trial Results in Pancreatic and Rectal Cancer

Let’s Win Scientific Advisory Board Chair Dr. Allyson Ocean explains the surprising clinical trial results in pancreatic and rectal cancers.

long-term pancreatic cancer survivor Elizabeth O'Connor and her family
Survivor Stories
April 11, 2022 • 6 Min

Cherishing the Simple Things

Elizabeth O’Connor has a PALB2 genetic mutation so her stage IV pancreatic cancer has responded to immunotherapy.

Dr. Jennifer Knox and Dr. Elizabeth Jaffee
Research
March 31, 2022 • 7 Min

New Trial to Find Biomarkers to Guide Treatment

Drs. Jennifer Knox and Elizabeth Jaffee lead the PASS-01 trial using biomarkers and other measures to choose individualized treatment.

Pancreatic cancer patient Dennis Rues and family
Survivor Stories
February 4, 2022 • 3 Min

A Clinical Trial Gives Me Hope

When Dennis Rues’s pancreatic cancer recurred, his doctors recommended that he join a clinical trial. Now he’s doing well.

Susan Wells and friend
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.

pancreatic cancer long-term survivor Helene Avraham-Katz and her family
Survivor Stories
September 23, 2021 • 5 Min

The Butterfly Effect and Living Every Day to My Fullest

Because Helene Avraham-Katz has the BRCA2 mutation, certain chemotherapies work better and she is eligible for specific clinical trials.

Cancer researcher Lewis Cantley
Research
September 15, 2021 • 5 Min

An Update on Vitamin C and Cancer

Dr. Lewis Cantley discusses the latest research on and clinical trials of vitamin C for KRAS-mutated and pancreatic cancer.

Dr. Pant Subhan
Research
September 1, 2021 • 5 Min

Targeting the Undruggable KRAS Protein

Dr. Shubham Pant is focusing his research on effective treatments for the KRAS mutation, found in 90% of pancreatic cancers.

Dr. Philip Philip
Research
August 19, 2021 • 5 Min

Large Phase III Global Trial Targets Cancer Metabolism

Dr. Philip Philip focuses on disrupting cancer cell metabolism with devimistat, now in a phase III global clinical trial.

pancreatic cancer survivor Bob Minetti
Survivor Stories
August 16, 2021 • 2 Min

A Clinical Trial Saved My Life

Bob Minetti and his doctors believe that a clinical trial saved his life after a pancreatic cancer diagnosis.