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33 Articles

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. Amitabh Chak
Symptoms
July 14, 2022 • 4 Min

New Gastrointestinal Screening Guidelines for High-Risk Patients

Gastroenterologist Dr. Amitabh Chak explains the new pancreatic cancer screening guidelines for high-risk people.

Dr. Conan Kinsey
Research
May 23, 2022 • 5 Min

Liquid Biopsies and the Status of Pancreatic Cancer Screening

Dr. Conan Kinsey discusses the usefulness of liquid biopsies for pancreatic cancer screening and early detection.

Let's Win, Lustgarten Foundation, and AACR logos
Research
April 27, 2022 • 7 Min

2022 AACR Annual Meeting Update

The 2022 AACR meeting featured pancreatic cancer research in artificial intelligence, screening and earlier detection, and vaccines.

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.

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.

green pills
Research
July 8, 2021 • 2 Min

Reducing Pancreatic Cancer Risk Through Chemoprevention

Dr. Peter Allen leads a clinical trial of chemoprevention–the use of a medication to prevent IPMNs from developing into pancreatic cancer.

Dr. Anirban Maitra and Dr. Suresh Chari
Symptoms
June 29, 2021 • 6 Min

Will New-Onset Diabetes Provide a Way to Detect Pancreatic Cancer Earlier?

Dr. Anirban Maitra, Dr. Suresh Chari, and others are looking at the relationship between new-onset diabetes and pancreatic cancer.

Dr. Brian Wolpin
Symptoms
June 16, 2021 • 6 Min

New-Onset Diabetes Plus Unintentional Weight Loss Emerging as an Important Clue In Earlier Detection

Dr. Brian Wolpin outlines the connection between unintentional weight loss, new-onset diabetes, and pancreatic cancer.

Allyson Ocean, M.D. and Ying-Hsiu Su, Ph.D.
Research
May 7, 2021 • 4 Min

Studying a New Approach for the Liquid Biopsy

Drs. Allyson Ocean and Ying-Hsiu Su lead a liquid biopsy pilot study looking for KRAS proteins in urine, to detect pancreatic cancer.

Angela Bradbury MD
Research
April 26, 2021 • 5 Min

Improving Access to Genetic Testing and Counseling

Dr. Angela Bradbury is leading a study on access to genetic testing and genetic counseling, including a telehealth option.

Green and red microscope
Research
December 30, 2020 • 6 Min

A Year in Review: 2020

In March 2020, life as we knew it changed. The way we work, the way we gather, the way we each live our daily lives all felt upended, seemingly overnight. The global pandemic of COVID-19 affected everything, including cancer care and research. COVID-19 brought new risks to cancer patients, whose immune systems are compromised from […]

Dr. Michael Rosenthal
Research
December 3, 2020 • 7 Min

Artificial Intelligence and Early Detection of Pancreatic Cancer

How can AI be used in the early detection of pancreatic cancer? Dr. Michael Rosenthal reviews the current state of the field.

Anil Rustgi
Research
September 3, 2020 • 6 Min

The Future of Pancreatic Cancer Treatment

Dr. Anil Rustgi discusses the latest developments in pancreatic cancer treatment and the direction of current research in early detection.

Dr, Minetta Liu
Research
August 10, 2020 • 7 Min

PATHFINDER Blood Test Trial Focused on Early Detection

Dr. Minetta Liu is part of the team conducting a clinical trial to find biomarkers that will become an easy blood test for pancreatic cancer.