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Dr. Allyson Ocean
Disease Management
October 28, 2022 • 4 Min

Compassionate Use: An Option Beyond Standard of Care

Dr. Allyson Ocean explains how patients can access investigational drugs under the FDA’s compassionate use program.

Dr. Matthew Katz
Research
August 21, 2022 • 4 Min

Shedding More Light On Neoadjuvant Treatment

Dr. Matthew Katz reviews the study that compared neoadjuvant treatment with FOLFIRINOX versus gemcitabine/nab-paclitaxel for resectable pancreatic cancer.

pancreatic cancer patient Ira Sharp
Survivor Stories
June 1, 2022 • 5 Min

The Benefit of Multiple Clinical Trials

Dr. Ira Sharp knew that his best bet for surviving pancreatic cancer was to look for clinical trials as part of his treatment.

Dr. Neeha Zaidi
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.

Dr. Tanios Bekaii-Saab
Research
April 14, 2022 • 5 Min

KRYSTAL-1 Trial Shows Promising Activity in Pancreas and Other GI Cancers

Dr. Tanios Bekaii-Saab reports promising results of the KRYSTAL-1 trial, which targets a KRAS mutation common to pancreatic cancer.

Dr. Nicolette Rodriguez
Research
March 21, 2022 • 5 Min

New Study to Get More Minorities Involved in Genetic Testing

Dr. Nicolette Rodriguez leads the REGENERATE study to find the best ways to get more Black and Latinx Americans genetic testing for cancer.

Lola Rahib and Patrick van der Valk
Research
March 8, 2022 • 4 Min

Cancer Commons and xCures Hope to Use Real-World Data to Improve Care

Lola Rahib and Patrick van der Valk explain how Cancer Commons and xCures are using real-world data to improve care for future patients.

Dr. Eugene Koay
Research
February 23, 2022 • 5 Min

Platform Trial Design Aims to Get Information Quickly and Efficiently

Dr. Eugene Koay is leading a platform trial, for a more nimble way to adapt to participants’ response to treatments being tested.

blood being drawn for a test
Research
February 1, 2022 • 7 Min

Liquid Biopsies: What You Should Know

Three different liquid biopsy blood tests are under development or now available for pancreatic and other cancers.

ASCO GI and LW 2022
Research
January 27, 2022 • 6 Min

A Report from ASCO GI 2022

Clinical trials were reported on at ASCO GI 2022, as well as reports on COVID, virtual tumor boards, and racial disparities in treatment.

pancreatic cancer patients Davi D'Agostino and Steven Merlin
Disease Management
January 4, 2022 • 4 Min

Steven Merlin and Davi D’Agostino Team Up to Help Others

Pancreatic cancer patient advocates Steven Merlin and Davi D’Agostino have joined to pool expertise and information for other patients.

microscope on a blue background
Research
December 29, 2021 • 8 Min

Pancreatic Cancer Science—2021 in Review

As the year winds down Let’s Win provides an overall look at the highlights of 2021 in pancreatic cancer science.

Dr. Anup Kasi
Treatments
December 7, 2021 • 10 Min

Learn More About Qualifying for Clinical Trials

Dr. Anup Kasi provides in-depth information and answers questions about qualifying for pancreatic cancer clinical trials.

microscope U liverpool
Research
December 2, 2021 • 4 Min

Two New Immunotherapy Trials Aim to Make Therapy More Effective

Two clinical trials in the Lustgarten Foundation’s Clinical Accelerator are testing different combinations of immunotherapy.

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
Research
November 17, 2021 • 5 Min

PanCAN 2021 Annual Scientific Summit

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN) held its annual scientific summit for an overview of the latest research projects they are funding.