Research and Other Highlights from the 2023 AACR Annual Meeting
The 2023 AACR meeting focused on the latest research into KRAS, other immunotherapy approaches, and honored Dr. Elizabeth Jaffee.
Treatments and Clinical Trials
Let’s Win and the National Alliance for Hispanic Health’s Nuestras Voces program cosponsored a webinar about treatments and clinical trials.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Liquid Biopsies: What You Should Know
Three different liquid biopsy blood tests are under development or now available for pancreatic and other cancers.
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.
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.
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.